The Hearable List 2017

At the start of the new year 2017 the world is 5 smart hearables richer. The Complete List of Hearables has been updated. New: The Jabra Elite Sport (long awaited, very similar to the Bragi Dash) The Skybuds (unfortunately they turned out not to be smart. They are simple wireless airbuds.) The Sony Xperia Ear (a personal assistant in… Read More

Bragi - The Dash breathing battery status

So far, there are 10 smart audio devices available (The Dash, Gear Icon X, Moto Hint, Soundhawk, CS50, SMS, Jabra Sport Pulse,  iRiver On, Huawai Talkband and LG HRM). The end of 2016 will probably find some 5 more devices and also the launch of Apple’s AirPods (which do not qualify as a smart listening… Read More

The Hearable Universe Update

There Hearable Universe lists 37 devices. Yet, only 17 of the devices are actually available today (4 of them being smart hearing aids). That leaves us with 13 actually available smart audio/hearing devices. These can be put into 3 categories: smart listening smart amplification smart monitoring Consult the infographic for a quick overview and as a buying… Read More

Sound World Solutions CS50 Wireless Bluetooth Sound Amplifier

What can they do? Enhance listening experience of soft sounds and speech in noisy places, make phone calls, stream audio. What do they cost? $349.99 How can I buy them? Shop online –>   Review The device is primarily meant for people who do not need a hearing aid, but find it hard to hear specific sounds… Read More

Hearables - Availability and Future Developments

  For main purpose, features, reviews and prices, please visit the updated Complete List of Hearables 2017. Find the available devices here: Bragi – The Dash Samsung Gear Icon X HUAWEI TalkBand B2 Motorola Moto Hint Soundhawk Sound World Solutions CS50 Wireless Bluetooth Sound Amplifier SMS Audio Biosport Jabra Sport Pulse Bose SoundSport Pulse… Read More

Soundhawk Smart Hearing Amplifier

What can it do? Enhances listening experience of soft sounds and speech (e.g. in noisy places like restaurants, or amplification of animal sounds for hunters), mobile app for device personalization according to individual hearing preferences. What do they cost? $349.99 How can I buy them? Shop online –>   Review The Soundhawk is a hearing aid for people, who do not actually have… Read More

The Hearable Universe 2016 700x700

UPDATE AVAILABLE –> go to The Hearable Universe 2017 Mid Year Review  By the end of 2016, there will be 20 hearables available and up to 17 still in a development stage, most of them crowdfunded. The infographic is a categorization project to give a quick overview of hearable’s main features. Click the picture to open the 2000x2000px infographic.… Read More

hearables list 2016

Just re-published: a complete list of available or soon to be available hearables – with categorisation, features, main purpose, reviews, review score and pricing. Open “Hearables – The Complete List of 2016”. The list is big, but keep in mind that more than half of it is still in a development stage, mostly crowdfunded. What… Read More

  Most of today’s hearables fall in one of three classic categories: your ordinary earbuds for listening music and take phone calls, technically enhanced hearing aids and the new generation of heart rate monitors. Computing on your smart phone is a very new use for ear phones, which will open a range of new options on… Read More

The Hearable Universe 2016 700x700

Holly Gosford-Dunn on the Hearable Market, “Hearables, Hot Potatoes of the Ear” and “Hearing Economics” Hearablebug on Reddit is posting a nice collection of hearable reviews. Nick Hunn, “The Ear is the New Wrist” Nick Hunn, The Expanding Market for Hearable Devices Wesley Banks, Hearable Devices List… Read More