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36 CES 2016 Audio Innovations

From Bluetooth-Compatible Turntables to Waterproof Wireless Earbuds

— January 11, 2016 — Tech
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.
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Adaptive Audio Systems
Adaptive Audio Systems
The 'DTS:X Immersive Audio' System Will Be Unveiled at CES 2016
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35
Fitness-Tracking Headphones
Fitness-Tracking Headphones
Misfits Announced New Wireless Headphones for CES 2016
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34
Audio-Customizing Headphones
Audio-Customizing Headphones
The JBL Everest Elite 100 Earbuds Offer Personalization at CES 2016
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33
Precision Sonic Headphones
Precision Sonic Headphones
Samson's Z Series Headphones are Coming to CES 2016
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32
Wireless Performance Headsets
Wireless Performance Headsets
At CES 2016, Samson Unveiled the AirLine 88 Headset for Performers
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31
Biometric Fitness-Tracking Earbuds
Biometric Fitness-Tracking Earbuds
The 'Kuai' Coaching Headphones Were Debuted at CES 2016
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30
Long-Lasting Bluetooth Headphones
Long-Lasting Bluetooth Headphones
The Audiofly AF250 Boasts a 25 Hour Playback Time at CES 2016
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29
Standalone Satellite Radio Systems
Standalone Satellite Radio Systems
The 'SiriusXM Commander Touch' System Was Unveiled at CES 2016
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28
Portable Conferencing Speakers
Portable Conferencing Speakers
The 'BRAVEN Bridge' Was Recently Unveiled at CES 2016
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27
Cinema-Worthy Speaker Systems
Cinema-Worthy Speaker Systems
The Samsung Dolby Atmos Soundbar System Debuts at CES 2016
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26
Phone-Charging Headphones
Phone-Charging Headphones
These 'Phaz' Headphones Were Unveiled in Three New Models at CES 2016
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25
Intuitive Music Streaming Devices
Intuitive Music Streaming Devices
The Prizm Music Player Will Be Unveiled at CES 2016
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24
Remixed Retro Music Players
Remixed Retro Music Players
The New Sony Walkman Boasts a Rainbow-Hued Color Palette
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23
Stylish Activewear Headphones
Stylish Activewear Headphones
CES 2016 Introduces Urbanears Active's Hellas and Reimers
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22
Durable All-Weather Speakers
Durable All-Weather Speakers
The 'Super LifeJacket' Speaker System is Set to Debut at CES 2016
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21
Illuminated Patio Speakers
Illuminated Patio Speakers
The Acoustic Research Saratoga Speaker Range is Unveiled at CES 2016
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20
Cordless Touchscreen Headphones
Cordless Touchscreen Headphones
The Phiaton BT 460 Earphones Were Showcased at CES 2016
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19
Headphone Quality Enhancers
Headphone Quality Enhancers
The 'BoomStick' is a Sound Quality Add-On Device Released at CES 2016
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18
Portable Multi-Room Speakers
Portable Multi-Room Speakers
The 'h.ear go' by Sony Made Its Debut at CES 2016
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17
Rugged Outdoor Speakers
Rugged Outdoor Speakers
The BRAVEN BRV-BLADE LE Will Be Showcased at CES 2016
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16
Ocean-Proof Speakers
Ocean-Proof Speakers
Hercules' Wae Outdoor Rush Speakers Make Waves at CES 2016
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15
Aluminum-Cased Turntables
Aluminum-Cased Turntables
The 'Grand Class' Turntables Will Be Revealed at CES 2016
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14
Detachable Car Speakers
Detachable Car Speakers
The Harman Infinity Voyager Drive Speaker System is Introduced at CES 2016
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13
Necklace-Inspired Bluetooth Headphones
Necklace-Inspired Bluetooth Headphones
The 'Flex Arc' Headset Made Its Debut at CES 2016
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12
HD Vinyl Sound Systems
HD Vinyl Sound Systems
Consumers Get a First Look at the Sony HX500 Turntable at CES 2016
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11
Female-Specific Earbuds
Female-Specific Earbuds
The New Earbuds from 'Maroo Audio' Debuted at CES 2016
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10
Waterproof Portable Speakers
Waterproof Portable Speakers
The Braven 105 & 405 Speakers Released at CES 2016 are Tough & Bright
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9
Bluetooth-Compatible Turntables
Bluetooth-Compatible Turntables
The 'AT-LP60-BT' Turntable Made Its Debut at CES 2016
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8
Cloud-Connected Speakers
Cloud-Connected Speakers
The Hi-Fi GGMM 'E3 Speaker' Made an Appearance at CES 2016
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7
Wireless Over-ear Headphones
Wireless Over-ear Headphones
The 'HP?1B' Headphones by 'Rbh Sound' Were Unveiled at CES 2016
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6
Conversational Bluetooth Earbuds
Conversational Bluetooth Earbuds
The Orfeo Voice Headphones Will Be Unveiled at CES 2016
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5
Noise-Cancelling Wireless Headphones
Noise-Cancelling Wireless Headphones
The Sony H.ear Headphones Were Released at CES 2016
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4
80s-Inspired Speaker Systems
80s-Inspired Speaker Systems
The 'Monster Blaster' Made Its Debut at CES 2016
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3
Party-Ready Bluetooth Speakers
Party-Ready Bluetooth Speakers
The Powerful BRAVEN 'BRV-XXL' Speaker Was Unveiled at CES 2016
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2
Waterproof Wireless Earbuds
Waterproof Wireless Earbuds
The Altec Lansing Freedom Earbuds are Set for Debut at CES 2016
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1
Lucid Dream-Sensing Headphones
Lucid Dream-Sensing Headphones
The 'SleepPhones' Were Unveiled at CES 2016
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