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Vinci debuts all-in-one headphones

Phone, music, health sensor, voice assistant in lightweight 2.0 headphones

Do you listen to music or making phone calls through smart headphones that Bluetooth to your smartphone? Wear a watch that tracks your activity level? Depend on your phone to give you calendar alerts? Use a GPS device to give you directions? Order a ride on the Internet? Sync with Alexa through anything? Stop!

Vinci, an AI-focused audio technology company, now has its second-generation smart in-ear headphones for the active fitness community that take those functions out of your hands and put them on your head. Secure and sweatproof, these lightweight headphones incorporate 3G cellular connectivity, WiFi, Bluetooth, up to 32GB (16 is standard) of local music storage, phone connectivity, fitness sensors and trackers, a voice and gesture control interface, and more. Vinci 2.0 are the world’s first fitness headphones to feature a bone conduction mic so you can give voice commands and make calls without having to raise your voice, even in noisy environments such as festivals, gyms and busy streets.

The first in-ear headphone to come with built-in 3G cellular and WiFi connectivity, Vinci’s features are available to users virtually everywhere. Online, music content and playlists can be accessed by logging into Spotify, SoundCloud, or Amazon Music accounts directly via your headphone— and when Wifi is unavailable, Vinci comes with up to 32GB of built-in storage.

Users can go for a day at the festival or a run without carrying their phones, yet still access both online and offline music, make phone calls, track their fitness performance, and even sync with Amazon Alexa for additional skills and services—all directly from their standalone headphones in a completely phone-free and hands-free experience; all features voice controlled, courtesy of two voice AI assistants. that are built directly into the headphones, the proprietary Vinci and Amazon’s Alexa.

The built-in AI assistant acts like a computer, utilizing biosensing hardware and neural network learning algorithms. Whenever users listen to music and make voice commands, the Vinci assistant collects and analyzes user data like heart rate and location, and familiarizes itself with music and lifestyle preferences. Basically, the more you use Vinci, the smarter it gets at providing music content and voice assistance that is tailored to the moment, whether you are connecting with friend at a 50,000-person festival, taking a walk, or on your commute.

It looks and feels like a comfortable in-ear headphone, but is actually powered by a Mediatek quad-core processor (the same processor found in smartphones and tablets) with 1GB of RAM. (Some of us remember computers with 1 gig of RAM). This Android-based operating system enables users to voice-control their music, make phone calls, get calendar alerts, ask for health and workout statistics, check the weather, get directions, order a car all through their headphones and sync with Amazon Alexa for access to more than 12,000 skills and services.

Features are easy to use through Vinci’s intuitive voice and gesture control interface—control with voice commands or quick hand gestures (waves, swipes, etc.)— no smartphone needed. And for safety, just in case you’d like a connection to the real world—Vinci 2.0 has Active noise cancelling modes that adapt to surroundings, including home, office, train, and airplane—select up to eight scenarios.

Available in red, white, blue and classic black.

For more information, please visit: VINCI


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