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Jabra Combines Bluetooth With Biometrics

Jabra made headlines last week when it announced its first biometric headphones. Although not the only company to offer biometric headphones (SMS Audio partnered with Intel just recently for a similar device), combining audio with fitness wearables is certainly a winning combination with plenty of room for multiple players.

Jabra’s Sport Pulse Wireless ear buds can pair with a smartphone via Bluetooth 4.0, allowing athletes to receive real-time voice coaching via Jabra’s included app. They feature a built-in heart-rate monitor, Dolby Digital sound, and in-line mic and controls. The ear buds, said to be encased in carbon fiber, are sweat-proof.

They will be available at the end of the month for a $199 suggested retail.