Published on December 29th, 2016 | by Alan Cross1
Is the Future of Headphones Hanging Around Your Neck?
Headphones are headphones, right? Two speakers that either cover (or inserted into) the ears, linked together by a band or wire. Sure, there are things like Apple’s AirPods which leave each speaker separate and bone conduction headphones, but the principle remains the same: they go on your head.
LG has a different idea. Their upcoming Tone Studio wearable looks like a horseshoe you hang around your neck. Think of it as a personal wearable speaker bar that has two full-range speakers firing up and two that vibrate on the bottom. The company calls it a 3D sound experience that’s perfect for gamers, listening to music or watching movies on your own. Read more here.