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100 Advantageous Audio Inventions

These Speakers and Headphones Makes Use of Innovative Designs

— July 17, 2016 — Tech
Speakers and headphones are always being revitalized to meet the growing demands of consumers today. While many brands prefer to stick to more traditional fan-favorites, others are looking to break boundaries by offering new uses for audio equipment.

An example of this includes a health-monitoring set of headphones that debuted at the Graduate Shows 2016 from designer Lesley-Ann Daly which work by translating internal messages using sensory augmentation. Meanwhile, the 'NYNE Cruise Bluetooth Bike Speaker' mounts to handlebars so that cyclists can listen to their favorite beats as they ride along without having surrounding noise dangerously blocked out.

In addition to these examples, this cluster of innovative speakers and headphones includes products like waterproof MP3 players, wireless running earbuds, audio-streaming sunglasses, DIY airplane headphones and multipurpose camping lanterns. Although each is different in its own right, all of the headphones and speakers offer consumers a functional use that's tailored specifically to their needs.
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Mixing Music Platforms
Mixing Music Platforms
The Pyro App Lets Consumers DJ Directly from their Smartphones
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98
Cloud-Connected Speakers
Cloud-Connected Speakers
The E3 Smart Cloud Speaker Blends Quality Sound and Connectivity
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97
Bass-Boosting Speakers
Bass-Boosting Speakers
This Unique Bluetooth Speaker Blends Portability and Heavy Bass
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96
Ride-Ordering Speakers
Ride-Ordering Speakers
The Amazon Echo Speaker Can Request An Uber For You
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95
Speaker Light Bulbs
Speaker Light Bulbs
Sony is Releasing a Light Bulb That Also Functions as a Speaker
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94
Freely Mobile Headphones
Freely Mobile Headphones
Beoplay H5 Wireless Earphones Use a Single Cable to Allow For Movement
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93
Weather-Resistant Loudspeakers
Weather-Resistant Loudspeakers
The KOAR Sound System Design is Engineered for All Weather Use
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92
Portable Streaming Speakers
Portable Streaming Speakers
The IK Micro Monitors are Targeted Towards Mobile Studio Enthusiasts
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91
Ergonomic Wireless Headphones
Ergonomic Wireless Headphones
The Sennheiser PXC 550 Headphones Offer Comfort and Performance
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90
Light-Flashing Portable Speakers
Light-Flashing Portable Speakers
This Flashing Speaker is Convenient and Versatile
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89
Reactionary Wireless Headphones
Reactionary Wireless Headphones
The Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Headphones Actively Cancel Sound
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88
Beat-Blasting Camping Lanterns
Beat-Blasting Camping Lanterns
The Brunton Lightwave Amp Camp Lantern Powers USB Devices
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87
Cubic Child-Centric Speakers
Cubic Child-Centric Speakers
The Speaker Cube Teaches Children About the Concepts Of Sound
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86
Powerful Outdoor Speakers
Powerful Outdoor Speakers
These Battery-Powered Speakers Can Pump Out 119 Decibels of Sound
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85
Preference-Remembering Speakers
Preference-Remembering Speakers
The Wireless Smart Speaker Only Plays Music Suited to Your Tastes
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84
Hand-Oiled Wooden Headphones
Hand-Oiled Wooden Headphones
Grain Audio Over Ear Comfortable Headphones Provide Rich Audio Output
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83
Super-Sized Outdoor Speakers
Super-Sized Outdoor Speakers
The Braven Brv-xxl Provide Portable Sound from 360-Degrees
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82
Wireless Streaming Headphones
Wireless Streaming Headphones
These Wireless Smart Headphones Stream Music From Spotify
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81
Digital Personal Assistant Speakers
Digital Personal Assistant Speakers
The Amazon Tap Bluetooth Speaker Features Alexa Connectivity
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80
Motorbike Helmet Speakers
Motorbike Helmet Speakers
The Headwave Tag Transmits Clear Audio Through Your Motorbike Helmet
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79
Waterproof MP3 Players
Waterproof MP3 Players
Pyle Audio Created a Durable MP3 Player for Outdoor Sports
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78
Resonance-Reducing Speakers
Resonance-Reducing Speakers
The 800 D3 Flagship Speakers Offer Improved Sound Quality & Aesthetics
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77
Lyric-Displaying Speakers
Lyric-Displaying Speakers
The IoT 'Lyric Speaker' Matches Audio Tracks with Visual Elements
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76
Hearing Aid-Providing Speakers
Hearing Aid-Providing Speakers
The LSTN 'Apollo' Ebony Wood Bluetooth Speaker Does Good
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75
Flexible Modular Speakers
Flexible Modular Speakers
The Rock 'n' Roll HiFi Speaker System Lets You Expand Your Sound System
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74
Bluetooth-Enabling Devices
Bluetooth-Enabling Devices
The Antec Mobile 'Smart Bean' Bluetooth Receiver Makes Devices Wireless
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73
Artistic Wireless Speakers
Artistic Wireless Speakers
The Samsung 'Radiant360' Internet Radio Speaker is Aesthetically Chic
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72
Luxury Anniversary Speakers
Luxury Anniversary Speakers
The Limited-Edition Klipschorn Speaker Set is Crafted by Hand
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71
Handcrafted Eco-Friendly Electronics
Handcrafted Eco-Friendly Electronics
The Thinksound 'On1 Supra-Aural' Headphones are Sustainable
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70
Carved Oak Speaker Systems
Carved Oak Speaker Systems
The Yorkie EXR Desktop Speakers are Wrapped in 100% Wool
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69
Gramophone-Inspired Speakers
Gramophone-Inspired Speakers
These Wood Speakers Were Designed To Look Like a Gramophone
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68
Powerfully Precise Audio Systems
Powerfully Precise Audio Systems
The Phantom Gold Offers 4,500-Watts of Power For Deep Base Songs
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67
Sleek Shower Hook Speakers
Sleek Shower Hook Speakers
The Braven Mira Wireless Waterproof Speaker is Intended for the Shower
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66
Emotive Smart Speakers
Emotive Smart Speakers
The MoodBox Sound System Customizes Music and Lighting Based on Emotions
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65
Bass-Blasting Speakers
Bass-Blasting Speakers
The Fluance Fi70 Bluetooth Speaker System Has Integrated Sub-Woofers
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64
Captivating Cinematic Speakers
Captivating Cinematic Speakers
Fluance's XL5 Home Theater Speakers Boost the Cinematic Experience
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63
Wireless Preset Speakers
Wireless Preset Speakers
The Sonica Bluetooth Sound System Tailors Sound to a Specific Room
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62
Solar-Powered Boom Boxes
Solar-Powered Boom Boxes
The 'Earwig' Solar Speaker Runs Entirely on the Power of the Sun's Rays
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61
Splash-Proof Speakers
Splash-Proof Speakers
The Philips Portable Sound Systems are Made Specifically for Wet Outdoor Use
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60
Outdoor Surround Sound Speakers
Outdoor Surround Sound Speakers
The Libratone One Speaker Features a Compact Shape and Secure Clip
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59
Compact Cubic Speakers
Compact Cubic Speakers
This Small Speaker Concept Features a Touch Display
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58
Handlebar Sound Systems
Handlebar Sound Systems
The NYNE Cruise Bluetooth Bike Speaker Affixes Easily onto Bicycles
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57
Versatile Audio Players
Versatile Audio Players
The AK380 Audio Player Can Support a Variety of Formats
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56
Rugged Speaker Discs
Rugged Speaker Discs
The Waterproof and Wireless UE Roll2 Pool Speaker Comes in Bright Designs
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55
Wireless Music Systems
Wireless Music Systems
The Sonos Play:1 is a Simple Speaker That Delivers Quality Audio
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54
Digitally Replicating Amplifiers
Digitally Replicating Amplifiers
The Latest Marshall Code Amplifiers Replicate Iconic Sounds
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53
Updated Antique Radios
Updated Antique Radios
The Crosley Ranchero Classic Speaker Plays MP3s from a Smartphone or Tablet
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52
Custom Wall-Mounted Speakers
Custom Wall-Mounted Speakers
These Triangular Speakers are Customizable to Suit Any Room
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51
Bluetooth Briefcase Speakers
Bluetooth Briefcase Speakers
The G-Boom Wireless Sound System is Designed for Party Music
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50
Banana-Inspired Speakers
Banana-Inspired Speakers
Jarim Koo's Portable Speaker is Inspired by How We Interact With Bananas
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49
NFC-Enabled Speakers
NFC-Enabled Speakers
The Paww 'SoundBox 10' Compact Bluetooth Speaker Offers Precision Audio
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48
Smart Streaming Earphones
Smart Streaming Earphones
The Here One Earbuds Offer Universal Functionality and Can Make Calls
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47
Wireless Running Headphones
Wireless Running Headphones
The UNDERCOVER x Beats By Dre Offer High-Fashion Sport Accessories
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46
Indestructible Music Players
Indestructible Music Players
The Astell & Kern AK JR Portable Audio Device Has an Aluminum Build
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45
Magnetic Headphone Accessories
Magnetic Headphone Accessories
Nearbuds Allow You to Store Your Headphones Easily and Efficiently
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44
High-Fashion Portable Speakers
High-Fashion Portable Speakers
The BeoPlay 'Beolit 15' Premium Speaker Blends Tech with Fashion
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43
Exhaust Pipe Speakers
Exhaust Pipe Speakers
The Porsche Soundbar Speaker is Crafted from a 911 Exhaust
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42
Wireless Levitating Speakers
Wireless Levitating Speakers
The Mars Speaker Systems
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41
Bone Conduction Sunglasses
Bone Conduction Sunglasses
These Vibrating Sunglasses Offer a Unique Way of Listening to Music
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40
Minimalist Matte Headphones
Minimalist Matte Headphones
Nextbit's Matte Black Headphones Have a Crisp Sound and a Pop of Color
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39
Bendable Speaker Systems
Bendable Speaker Systems
The Syphon 'Soundwave' Portable Speaker System Bends for Convenience
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38
Sound-Focusing Speakers
Sound-Focusing Speakers
The Akoustic Arts 'A' Directional Speaker Transmits Ultrasonic Waves
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37
High-Fidelity Speakers
High-Fidelity Speakers
This Compact Speaker Offers 24 Hours Of Continuous Playback
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36
LED MP3 Players
LED MP3 Players
The Billet Personal Music Player is Lit with Lights, Unlike the Common Touchscreen
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35
Detachable Subwoofer Speakers
Detachable Subwoofer Speakers
The Cowin Ark is a Compact Portable Speaker with a Modular Design
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34
Modernized Vintage Jukeboxes
Modernized Vintage Jukeboxes
The Secret Seeburg is a Jukebox That Mixes Retro and Modern Tech
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33
Illuminating Glass Speakers
Illuminating Glass Speakers
The Sony Glass Sound System Utilizes Light and Audio into One Device
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32
Tremoring Bluetooth Speakers
Tremoring Bluetooth Speakers
This DreamWave Speaker Encourages Listeners to Feel Their Music
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31
Wearable Necklace Speakers
Wearable Necklace Speakers
This Wearable Speaker Lets You Enjoy Hands-Free Music and Chat
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30
Birdcage Lamp Speakers
Birdcage Lamp Speakers
The 'JinGoo' Lamp Speaker Adds a Decorative Touch to Living Spaces
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29
Health-Tracking Headphones
Health-Tracking Headphones
This Device Supplies Its Wearer with Informative Health Updates
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28
Open-Ear Headphones
Open-Ear Headphones
The AfterShokz TREKS Audio Buds Sit Outside the Ear Lobe for Easy Listening
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27
Interactive Speaker Controls
Interactive Speaker Controls
These Speakers Use a Unique Method to Control Volume
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26
Retro Wooden Headphones
Retro Wooden Headphones
The Ebony Encore Portable Audio System Improves the Tonal Music Experience
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25
Shower-Friendly Speakers
Shower-Friendly Speakers
This Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker Lets You Answer Calls While Bathing
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24
Luxe Portable Speakers
Luxe Portable Speakers
Bowers & Wilkins and Burberry Collaborated to Make a Bluetooth Speaker
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23
Tennis Ball Speakers
Tennis Ball Speakers
HearO Gives Championship Tennis Balls New Life as Portable Audio Players
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22
Wooden Boxy Speakers
Wooden Boxy Speakers
The Louis Speaker Mixes Vintage Sounds with Modern Technology
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21
DIY Airplane Headphones
DIY Airplane Headphones
These Newly Proposed Airplane Headphones are Extremely Compact
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20
Portable Bluetooth Speakers
Portable Bluetooth Speakers
These Oversized Speakers Are Ideal For Large Outdoor Gatherings
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19
Directional Audio Speakers
Directional Audio Speakers
The Soundlazer VR Speakers Create a Private Sound Bubble for the User
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18
Augmented Audio Earbuds
Augmented Audio Earbuds
The 'Sound' Headphones Can Increase Sounds in the Wearer's Surroundings
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17
Precision Fit Wireless Earbuds
Precision Fit Wireless Earbuds
The ELWIN Fit In-Ear Earphones Comes with 48 Earbud Pieces
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16
DIY Wireless Speakers
DIY Wireless Speakers
This DIY Project Lets Makers Create Custom AirPlay Speakers
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15
Spherical Bluetooth Speakers
Spherical Bluetooth Speakers
These Speakers Are Designed To Integrate With All Design Schemes
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14
Cosmic Bluetooth Speakers
Cosmic Bluetooth Speakers
Jay Hyun Kim's 'Cosmos' Speaker Celebrates Galactic Imagery
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13
Sustainable Smartphone Amplifiers
Sustainable Smartphone Amplifiers
Eco-Made's Eco-Amp Boosts the Sound Quality of Mobile Devices
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12
Upscale Audiophile MP3 Players
Upscale Audiophile MP3 Players
The Onkyo DP-X1 Digital Audio Player Enhances Your Music Collection
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11
Updated Retro Turntables
Updated Retro Turntables
The Crosley Retro Dansette Junior Turntable Pays Tribute to the 60s
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10
Smart Wireless Sound Systems
Smart Wireless Sound Systems
The Musaic Sound System Can Also Control Smart Lighting and Security
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9
Cordless Fitness Earphones
Cordless Fitness Earphones
The Freewavz Wireless Headphones Track Your Fitness While You Workout
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8
Three-in-One Audio Systems
Three-in-One Audio Systems
The Level x3 Packs a Speaker, Over-Ear Headphones and Earbuds
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7
Recycled Leather Speakers
Recycled Leather Speakers
The Giacinto Sound System Comes Flat-Packed for Consumers to Build
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6
Charming Retro Radios
Charming Retro Radios
Roberts Radio's Revival Mini Model is Inspired by 50s Electronics
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5
Whisky Bar Record Consoles
Whisky Bar Record Consoles
The EGB2 Record Console Also Functions as a Bar
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4
Mask Filter Headphones
Mask Filter Headphones
The Digicare Anti-Pollution Mask is Packed with Bone Conduction Headphones
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3
Concrete Speaker Slabs
Concrete Speaker Slabs
The Concretus Sound System Offers a Customized Design with Each Unit
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2
Water-Resistant Speakers
Water-Resistant Speakers
The Bluetooth Droplet Speaker Keeps Your Music Playing Devices Safe
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1
Earphone-Headset Hybrids
Earphone-Headset Hybrids
The Jabra Halo Smart Headphones Go Around the User's Neck
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