the hearable shop

The (h)earable.shop will open mid 2017. It will carry smart earphones exclusively (no simple sports earbuds). To qualify as smart earphones, the devices will have to have at least one of the following: smart pairing, biometrics, access to smartphone and/or IPA, accompanying app with computing features. So far, only 10 devices in the The Hearable Universe are… 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


The much bigger thing after wearables will be hearables or earables: technically advanced, electronic in-ear-devices, also called smart headphones or smart earphones.  The purposes will range from enhanced audio experiences to noise reduction and blocking out of selected noise, medical monitoring and fitness tracking as well as computing with smart assistants like Siri and Amazon’s… Read More