Gibson Innovations, part of Gibson Brands, best known for its musical instruments, consumer electronics and audio, has announced details of its new headphones, called Trainer. The company's first foray into the headphone market has been developed in partnership with Usain Bol and incorporates a range of features specifically designed for fitness enthusiasts.
The headphones offer what Gibson describes as: "unparalleled sound quality with practical functionality, culminating in the ultimate sport headphone" and are available in black or white.
The wireless headphones switch between an active mode and a lifestyle mode. With a push of a button, the Aeroflex design transforms them into sport headphones providing the right fit, comfort and stability for a proper workout. A NightNav strategically placed LED light offers safety and visibility; perfect for night-time runs and there's a SafeSound function that turns down the volume and reduces the bass so that you can stay alert to your surroundings.
CoolTouch keeps workouts comfortable through climate regulating cushions with what's described as "cutting-edge NASA space technology fabric". Meanwhile specially developed Outlast technology uses Phase Change Materials that absorb, store and release heat for optimal thermal comfort. Finally, and perhaps most importantly, Bluetooth performance is claimed to provide up to 10 hours of battery life.
Trainer by Gibson are available at John Lewis for £199.
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