Vinci smart headphones have a friggin’ screen on them
LAS VEGAS — The idea behind the Vinci headphones, it appears, was to cram all the technologies available to mankind into them, even those that you don’t really expect from headphones. Besides being untethered to a music source, they listen to your voice, cancel outside noise, track fitness, charge wirelessly and, yes, they have a touchscreen on one of the earpads.
We found the Vinci, which come from a very successful Kickstarter campaign that started in Nov. 2016, at ShowStoppers, a smaller event accompanying CES.
The Vinci are quite an insane product, but they’re not quite there yet. The prototype I saw at CES is version 1.0, and it didn’t have several of the features listed above, including noise cancelling. Read more…