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Targus active noise cancellation headphones, designed to reduce ambient background noise and improve audio quality, are compatible with most notebook computers, DVD players, portable music players and in-flight entertainment systems.
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.
Genius announced noise-canceling headphones at a $49.99 price point last week.
The GHP-04NC headphones, currently available, are based on the “superposition principle,” the company said. They feature an inverted version of the noise signal to cancel outside noise when two identical sound waves combine. “This result is destructive interference, the most effective way to cancel noise from low-frequency sources,” said Genius.
Panasonic introduced several new headphones at International CES, held earlier this month, including what its calling the world's first high-fidelity in-ear headphones made of Zirconia.
The RP-HJE900 are engineered with Zirconia, making them increasingly durable, Martha Whiteley, a Panasonic spokeswoman, told TWICE, and providing less resonance than materials like plastic or aluminum. They are meant for long-term use and come with detachable wires to allow for this.
Style, comfort and performance highlight new product introductions in the ubiquitous portable audio headphones business.
By extending lines to include fashion-driven color and design with ease of wear and stellar sound, makers are offering one of the most diversified selections of headphones to hit the market in years.
Sennheiser is introducing HD 280 Pro headphones, which are engineered to deliver exceptional isolation from ambient noise, with precise and linear sound reproduction at high SPLs, coupled with innovative, fold-up design for compact portability.
LTB (Listen To Believe) Audio Systems, a manufacturer of 5.1 headphone technology, is making available a new line of True Digital 2.4GHz wireless headphones, including the True 5.1 version, said to be the “world's first true six-channel wireless headphone system. The headphones utilize a non-compressed audio/video system said to be ideal for home theater and console gaming.
New wireless headphones, called the Cinema 1, are available from LTB (Listen To Believe) Audio Systems.
The headphones, said to focus on leading edge digital audio and multimedia — namely games, movies and HD radio — join a lineup that already includes models LTB-USB-M and LTB-AC97 that interface six-channel 5.1 surround sound into lightweight and comfortable headsets.
Sennheiser has begun shipping new in-ear headphone models that are said to block ambient noise and improve bass reproduction.
The CX 400, CX 500, CX 55 Street, and CX 95 Style earphones include easily exchangeable adapter rings to ensure a perfect fit for the ear canal, the company said, as well as newly developed cords that are resistant to handling noise.
Some include cable winders and cases to keep tangled wires at bay.