Glow: smart headphones that glow in the heartbeat cycle [video]




Glow startup raises money for the release of in-ear headphones, wires which can glow. A device called Glow synchronized with your smartphone and responds to glow heartbeat, or music. Model presented in three colors – red, green and blue.


Glow in the production of optical fiber technology is used Fibrance from the company Corning, known durable glass Gorilla Glass. In comparison with electroluminescent wire of copper, these headphones are much more subtle, bright and flexible if they wrap around an object, they will continue to glow.


Headphones placed inside a tiny sensor – pulse oximeter, which monitors the heart rate. Glow until only compatible with Android-powered device. But the developers promise to release a version for iOS, if their project will continue to grow in popularity.

Glow-equipped terminal controller that reads incoming messages (they can meet the voice), allows you to take pictures by pressing the center button and use the music apps like Pandora and Spotify. Glow may illuminate for 8 hours, and they are charged microUSB for 30 minutes. You can listen to music even when battery is completely discharged.


The creators of “smart” headphone say about the high quality of sound: in the creation of “ears” participated company Knowles – a leading developer of acoustic components for many companies, including Sennheiser.

Project Glow was launched recently, and developers have already attracted twice the amount they need – 206 000 dollars. Kraudfandingovaya campaign will continue until March 13. One copy of the headphones can be ordered for $ 127 .

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