Active Listening

  • April 19, 2011

Two onboard microprocessors power this Bluetooth wireless headset. Users can download apps for tasks such as writing and sending e-mail with a speech-to-text system. An accelerometer allows functions to be controlled by tapping or shaking the headset. For instance, a vigorous shake will put the headset into pairing mode, where it can be linked to the user’s phone.

Product: Jawbone Era
Cost: $130
Availability: Now
Companies: Jawbone

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