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Topic: EarPods

Apple working on voice-recognizing headphones with built-in accelerometer, beamforming mics

04/03/2014, 07:04 am

Apple is looking to advance the design of its bundled iPhone EarPods by potentially implanting an accelerometer into the earbud portion that could recognize voice activity, which in turn would activate and tune beamforming microphone arrays.

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Apple sued over 'EarPods' trademark by hearing aid company

04/02/2013, 07:04 pm

A digital hearing aid company has filed suit against Apple, claiming that the EarPod headphones the iPhone maker sells violate the trademark of a similarly named product: HearPods.

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EarPods included with Apple's new iPod touch, iPod nano still lack remote and mic

10/09/2012, 09:10 am

As with previous iPods, Apple's newly released fifth-generation iPod touch and seventh-generation iPod nano ship with a special set of headphones that lack integrated controls and do not have a built-in microphone.

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