iHome Teams With New Balance For Headphones

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Rahway, N.J. - In another

audio/athletic partnership

, iHome announced it has expanded its line of New Balance headphones.

The NB639 ear buds are designed to monitor such things as heart rate and caloric burn using an in-line heart-rate monitor and a pedometer. It charges and syncs via USB, so no batteries are required.

The ear buds have removable rubber ear hooks and a detachable cord system. Other features include a calorie-burning counter, BMI calculator, real-time voice-over feedback, chronograph, rechargeable battery and stats tracker. Statistical data can be exported to a computer for record and evaluation.

More information about the headphones, including drivers and frequency range, were not available at press time.

The NB639 will be available this summer for a $99.99 suggested retail.


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