Jun.8, 2012

While most of earbuds on the market have a feature of great sound isolation, the people at AIRbudz is promoting their earbuds that let ambient noise in by building the buds with air channels. What can it be used for? Well, how many of you are using earbuds while running or cycling on the road? Without hearing a warning sound when you are on the street can be very dangerous. The AIRbudz are designed to let ambient sounds in but without altering or compromising the music.

The AIRbudz earbuds are 3D printed and fit only on to your existing earphones that have removable earbuds. Simply replace the tips that came with your earphones with AIRbudz. The AIRbudz can be fit approximately 70% of earphones currently on the market.

The AIRbudz is launched by Utah-based entrepreneur Tammy Erdel on Kickstarter for pre-order. For $10 you will receive 9 AIRbudz, 3 sets of each size - small, medium and large - with your choice of the colors, and a carrying case. Quite a good deal - no wonder at the time of this writing they have reached their $22,000 goal and raised $23,052 from 805 backers. There are only 23 hours left for their Kickstarter campaign, you need to be hurry if you are in for such a pair.

Source: Wired


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