A new style of headphones called BATBAND have launched over on the Kickstarter crowdfunding website this week looking to raise $150,000 over the next 48 days, to make the jump from concept into production.
The unique BATBAND ear-free headphones uses bone conduction technology to provide users with the ability to listen to audio, while still being able to listen to the world around them.
Watch the video below to learn more about the design of the BATBAND headphones that have been created by Studio Banana Things. Who were responsible for the hugely popular Ostrich Pillow designs that were also successfully launched by the Kickstarter website. The Studio Banana Things development team explains a little more about their latest headphone project.
BATBAND is an elegant piece of sound technology allowing you to listen to your private soundscape as well as the world that surrounds you. Human-centered design meets technology delivering a high fidelity acoustic experience via an innovative bone conduction system.
BATBAND works via bone conduction, consisting of transducers that emit sound waves perceived by your “private” inner ear, thus freeing your “social” outer ear. Sound waves are transmitted at a frequency that can be conducted through the bones of the skull. Your ears remain free, therefore you get to hear twice as much, without compromising on comfort, quality or style.