Background information on iHeadBones headsets
iHeadBones was formed in June 2006 with the initial purpose of bringing bone conduction to the consumer marketplace for personal and recreational use. In coordination with a leading Japanese materials manufacturer, iHeadBones has developed their first product that allowed users to listen to their music or podcasts or anything coming from a standard 3.5 mm audio jack, without covering or blocking their ears. Using a custom designed amplifier and ceramic acoustic devices weighing less than 1/8th of an once each, the user can comfortably enjoy quality stereo sound and superior volume. Additionally, there is no “sound leakage” and ears remain uncovered, which provides comfort and allows communication with others. Perhaps even more importantly, is the increase in safety – by leaving the ears uncovered, wearers can be alerted to their surroundings, and the risk of hearing loss often associated with earbud and traditional headphone use is eliminated.
The ability to conduct sound through the bones (bone conduction) was first introduced over 60 years ago for use by the hearing impaired. The sound wave from the bone conduction device is safely “heard” by the inner ear without traveling through the ear canal or ear drum. The founder of iHeadBones felt there would be many far–reaching consumer applications for bone conduction if the quality of sound and an acceptable volume could be offered at a competitive price point. That is how iHeadBones began.
iHeadBones President and CEO Tom Buroojy has 30+ years of experience in various aspects of the electronic component industry. As of December 2014, iHeadBones has released its Series 201 and Series 501 headsets, and we expect further developments and releases of the product as it evolves into solutions specific to different markets.
iHeadBones latest product is iHeadBones Bluetooth, Series 501, which is the follow up to it’s initial release of iHeadBones wired and magnet free headset, Series 201. Series 201 has been extremely sought after and embraced by those who cannot have magnets or anything magnetized on or near their heads.
If you would like to review iHeadBone products, interview Tom Buroojy, find out more about bone conduction or our iHeadBones products please contact iHeadBones or call 888-866-0807.