Shokz has launched the newest addition to its hugely popular bone conduction line-up in the shape of OpenMove headphones.
Like its predecessors, the OpenMove are designed using technology that generates mini vibrations that travel through the cheekbones instead of a bud being placed directly into the ear canal.
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As well as being more hygienic, the technology also allows the wearer to listen to music or podcasts without removing external noise when out running. The upshot being a safer experience where ambient sounds from traffic can be heard without having to stop or remove the headset.
The technology has seen widespread use from runners, predominantly due to the ability to using them when taking part in most races when conventional headphones are prohibited.
The latest offering from Shokz includes three EQ modes: Standard Mode, for normal outdoor use, Human Voice mode for audiobooks and podcasts and an Ear-plug mode, an option that uses ear-plugs that come with the headphones. This means that they can be used when the user wants to remove external sounds, like on planes or sitting at a Barbra Streisand concert.
The OpenMove are waterproof up to IP55, have a 6-hour battery life, weigh 29 grams and have a range of up to 33ft. They're also available in four different colours, charge using USB-C and can be used to receive calls.
Priced at $99.95, the OpenMove headphones are one the most affordable options from Shokz, whilst still incorporating the latest bone conduction technology. That includes PremiumPitch 2.0 which is designed to offer a powerful range of tones, with minimal vibration.
To find out more head over to the Shokz website.