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The future of personal audio – hearables, voice control and freedom from wires

The future of personal audio is unfolding rapidly. We are in an era where consumers want more convenience and better quality audio from their devices - as technology innovation challenges the norms for how we use our headphones, these are some of the trends we think will shape the way we access information and experience the soundtracks to our daily lives:

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The future of personal audio – hearables, voice control and freedom from wires

The future of personal audio is unfolding rapidly. We are in an era where consumers want more convenience and better quality audio from their devices - as technology innovation challenges the norms for how we use our headphones, these are some of the trends we think will shape the way we access information and experience the soundtracks to our daily lives:


Universal Connectivity,
Networking and Voice UI

Wires will become a thing of the past, and we'll use voice to control our devices

Ultimate Sound Quality

We will see improved audio quality and enhanced immersion

Evolved Audio Sharing

We will be able to listen to (and watch) our media with friends, no matter where we are

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Headphones Get Smart

Smart, voice activated personal headsets - known as hearables - will provide real-time translation, information, biometrics and the soundtracks to our daily lives