AIAIAI seeks funding to produce wireless Bluetooth headband for TMA-2 headphones

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  • A Kickstarter campaign has been launched by the independent Danish company.
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  • AIAIAI is raising money to produce a wireless headband for its modular TMA-2 headphones. The proposed headband, called H05, is set to become part of the TMA-2's family of modular components, allowing users to simply swap out their existing headband for the new version without changing their preexisting setup. Based on suggestions from the TMA-2 user base, the H05 uses a CSR 8675 Bluetooth chip to introduce wireless control to the headphones, which also includes an omnidirectional microphone and a USB-C port for charging—two features that will allow the H05 to integrate with the iPhone 7 and new Macbook Pro. It takes two hours to fill the battery and the battery lasts for 16 hours per charge. The goal is to raise kr300,000 (roughly $45,000) in a month with the completed product to be shipped in May 2017 if successful. A pledge of US$65 will get the first 200 backers the H05 for half price, while the next 1000 backers will need to pledge US$90. Read our review of AIAIAI's TMA-2 modular headphones. Watch a video about the new headband.