Amazon He plans to launch a new pair of wireless headphones with Alexa technology, according to a new CNBC report. Interestingly, it is said that the device has an accelerometer that would provide the spine for a series of physical fitness-oriented features that Amazon Plan to include.
Specifically, the report notes that the headphones of Amazon "They can monitor things like distance traveled, calories burned and the pace of the race." From what we can deduce, it seems that the wireless headphones of Amazon they will be a kind of cross between the AirPods of Apple and a standard fitness tracker. In general, it seems a pretty smart strategy.
The interest of Amazon launching a pair of headphones is not so surprising given that Amazon He has never been afraid to enter new markets. In addition, the success of products such as the Apple Watch It shows that there is an incredibly strong demand for accessories with a set of health-oriented features and fitness.
The headphones Amazon they will need a phone Apple or Android to use them, since they don't come with built-in cellular connectivity. The new headphones are expected to be priced less than $ 100, this person said, undermining competing products from Apple or Bang & Olufsen.
Details about the release date remain confusing, but we are likely to be able to complete all the missing pieces later this week when Amazon Organize a hardware event in Seattle on Wednesday.
As for other items we could see that Amazon announces in just a few days, an early summer report conveyed that Amazon He has been working on a high-end version of his Echo smart speaker with sound capabilities that are most commonly found in more expensive speaker systems. There have also been rumors that Amazon introduced some kind of advanced voice activated robot.