From Bluetooth-Compatible Turntables to Waterproof Wireless Earbuds

By: Katherine Pendrill - Jan 11, 2016
These CES 2016 audio innovations range from Bluetooth-compatible turntables that pay homage to music's golden age to wireless earbuds that can stand up to even the most vigorous forms of exercise. Indeed, this year's Consumer Electronics Show demonstrated a demand for devices that are both old and new.

Some of the most interesting audio innovations at CES 2016 are those that brought back familiar technology. In fact, a number of high-profile brands resurrected past devices by adding high-tech features and modern upgrades. Some standout examples include Monster's 80s-inspired speaker system, Sony's remixed music player and Audio Technica's Bluetooth-compatible turntable.

Beyond retro revivals, other CES 2016 audio innovations include revolutionary new devices that are designed to meet the demands of the modern consumer. These devices include wireless headphones that stand up to rigorous fitness routines, detachable car speakers that allow for greater connectivity and rugged outdoor sound systems that are perfect for traveling.