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The Hearable Universe 2017

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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 biometrics, sound/noise augmentation, smart phone integration and/or performance tracking. Wireless music streaming devices do not qualify as hearables.

The 36 hearables covered in the infographic are:
Bragi – The Dash – Biometric Earbuds,
Samsung Gear Icon X – Cord-free fitness earbuds,
Sound – Wireless over-earphones,
Aware – Biometric Earbuds,
Sony Xperia Ear – Smart Wireless Earbuds,
Motorola Moto Hint – Bluetooth Headset,
Google Glass – Smart built-in hearable tech,
Pilot – Language Translation,
Doppler Labs’ Here One – Sound/noise augmentation,
Nuheara IQbuds – Sound/noise control,
QuietOn Noise Cancellation,
ProSounds H2P – Hearing protection,
Soundhawk Personal Sound Amplifier,
Sound World Solutions CS50 – Wireless Bluetooth Sound Amplifier,
Nura Headphones – Adaptive hearing,
Starkey Halo – Hearing aid with built-in hearable tech,
Resound Linx2 – Hearing aid with built-in hearable tech,
Bolton Legend – Hearing aid with built-in hearable tech,
Oticon Opn – Hearing aid with built-in hearable tech,
SMS Audio Biosport – In-ear Activity Tracker,
Joule – Fashion Hearable,
Freewavz – In-ear Activity Tracker,
Cosinuss One  – In-ear Body Tracker,
Maven Co-Pilot – Safe driving aid,
The BitBite – Eating Monitor,
Jabra Elite Sport – In-ear Activity Tracker,
Kuaiwear Kuai – Multisport Biometric Headphones,
iRiver On – Heart Rate Monitoring Earbuds,
Lumafit – Interactive Fitness Coach,
Vi by LifeBEAM – AI Trainer Headphones,
HUAWEI TalkBand B2 – Fitness earpiece/watch,
LG HRM – Heart Rate Monitoring Earphones,
Halo Sport – Neuropriming Headphones,
Parrot Zik Sport – Wireless Sports Headphones,
Kano – Wireless earphones,
Bose SoundSport Pulse – wireless sports earphones (the only not smart device in the list).

 

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