Dual-Purpose Audio

A dependency on tech devices has consumers turning to multifunctional designs

Implications - As MP3 players and portable music devices continue to dominate consumer culture, accessories like audio players are receiving more functional redesigns for practicality. Going beyond basic audio features, these devices provide added health and entertainment benefits to enhance everyday tech devices with greater adaptability.
SCORE: 4.9
Mild Top 5 Examples: 13,990 Total Clicks Oct 13 - Sep 15
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Headphone-Enabled Beanie Hats - The '1 Voice' Beanie Hat Has Built-In Wireless Bluetooth Headphones
SCORE: 6.7
V. Hot 8,465 Clicks Pub: Jan 20, 14
Headphone-Enabled Beanie Hats
The '1 Voice' Beanie Hat Has Built-In Wireless Bluetooth Headphones
If you ever thought beanie hats could have built-in headphones, well now it has become a reality. The ‘1 Voice’ beanie hat has wireless Bluetooth headphones within the interior. You can actually... [More]
Fitness-Monitoring Headphones - The FreeWavz Earphones Are Perfect for Conscientious Gym-Goers
SCORE: 5.2
Warm 2,119 Clicks Pub: Jul 21, 14
Fitness-Monitoring Headphones
The FreeWavz Earphones Are Perfect for Conscientious Gym-Goers
FreeWavz earphones join a long list of wearable fitness technology such as the Fitbit and Jawbone UP. The blue-tooth connected headphones are wirelessly configured so that users are able to stream... [More]
Fitness-Monitoring Headphones - The BioSport Headphones are Perfect for Training and Working Out
SCORE: 3.1
Untested 2,068 Clicks Pub: Aug 15, 14
Fitness-Monitoring Headphones
The BioSport Headphones are Perfect for Training and Working Out
50 Cent’s headphone brand SMS Audio collaborated with Intel to create the Biosport heart-rate-monitoring headphones. These in-hear headphones track heart rate, speed, distance, elevation and... [More]
Speaker-Embedded Footballs - The BRO Ball Encourages Sports and Good Times
SCORE: 3.8
Untested 157 Clicks Pub: Sep 19, 15
Speaker-Embedded Footballs
The BRO Ball Encourages Sports and Good Times
The BRO Ball is going to be the ultimate party accessory for playing fast-paced games of football or hot potato. Innovatively designed to look, feel and act like a proper football, the BRO Ball... [More]
Multi-Purpose Smartphone Speakers - The Monocle Speaker is a 3-in-1 Device for Your Needs
SCORE: 2.5
Untested 1,181 Clicks Pub: Oct 31, 13
Multi-Purpose Smartphone Speakers
The Monocle Speaker is a 3-in-1 Device for Your Needs
For those looking for a device that is portable and packed with features for your smartphone, take a look at the Monocle speaker. This 3-in-1 speaker provides high quality audio and universal... [More]