Wearbuds are an innovative new product. They can best be summed up as the world’s first wireless Hi-Fi earbuds housed in a fitness band. Essentially, an AirPods like product that is built for ultra-portability.
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The campaign to make Wearbuds a reality has generated quite a buzz on Kickstarter since its launch earlier today. More than $300,000 has already been raised, six times over the $50,000 goal. So why so much interest?
The earbuds themselves are not all too special although they do produce high-quality sound. But what makes them truly unique is that they are stored and charged inside a fitness band.
This means no more looking around trying to find where you left them or their charging case. Plus you know you will never run out of battery juice as the buds will always be fully charged. Simply take them out of the fitness band and they are ready to go.
The buds support aptX and feature flawless audio streaming with no skips or drops thanks to the use of an advanced Qualcomm smart audio chip. They also bring high-fidelity sound through fine-tuned graphene-augmented drivers.
Both earbuds support Bluetooth 5’s mono mode, which means you can use either of them to make hands-free phone calls. The built-in passive noise cancellation and noise-canceling mics should ensure you and the caller can speak undisturbed.
The second part of this innovative product is the fitness band. And again, there’s nothing really too special about it. The innovative element comes when you combine the two products together.
In addition to storing and charging your buds, the fitness band keeps tabs on steps, calories, heart rate and sleep. There’s also an alarm function and message reminder feature. All this, of course, comes with a smartphone app which lets you analyse your fitness data and customise notification settings.
Early-birds can pick up this 2 in 1 product for $99 in a number of different colour options. Assuming all goes well with product development, backers can expect to receive their Wearbuds in October.
Price: $99 and up
$318,883 raised out of $50,000 goal
44 days to go
Estimated delivery: October 2019