hearables mid 2017 comprehensive list

What can you buy in stores or online? The list is longer than at the start of the year 2017: 7 more devices have come to market: The Hearable Availability List Mid 2017… Read More


hearables mid 2017 comprehensive list

The updated complete and comprehensive list of hearables as of May 2017. What has happened? 6 more gadgets are available for consumers while 7 gadgets seem to not have a future. The market seems to have consolidated a little. There are basically four big groups of hearables on offer: smart earphones with smartphone integration and… Read More


The Hearable Universe mid year 2017

Click here to enlarge the updated universe. Well, some of the crowdfunded gadgets have been quietly made available… some others have been quiet for most of the last 6 months or more and some have completely disappeared quietly. Time to update the Hearable Universe to account for new availabilities and to weed out what will not… Read More


The Hearable Universe 2017

UPDATE AVAILABLE! Click here to go to The Hearable Universe 2017 Mid Year Review What kind of hearables are there and which are actually available. The Hearable Universe 2017 Infographic gives you a quick overview covering all 36 smart hearing devices. To qualify as a smart hearing device, the device must offer computing functionalities like… Read More


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


LG HRM

What can they do? Heart rate monitoring, wireless data processing, voice guide, Lifeband compatible, touch activity tracker. What do they cost? $69.90 How can I buy them? Shop online –>   Review Interesting fitness device, but the sound quality is not overwhelming. Other Reviews Engadget  … 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


What can they do? Wireless, in-ear heart rate monitor, app integrated, water, shock, and dust resistant What do they cost? $165.00 How can I buy them? Shop online –>   Review A simple heart rate monitor and earphone. By the end of 2016 Jabra will launch its Sports Elite wireless earplugs, which will be similar to the Bragi… Read More