Image: MusicLens are Bluetooth sunglasses that have tiny inbuilt speakers that allow you to listen to music through bone conduction technology. (Image by iNews)
Image: MusicLens are Bluetooth sunglasses that have tiny inbuilt speakers that allow you to listen to music through bone conduction technology. (Image by iNews)
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Image: (supplied by iNews)

INTERNATIONAL -Music software company, Echo Music presented an audio wearable called the MusicLens at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) 2018 in Las Vegas. 

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(Video by: Digit @ the CES 2018) 

The device is a IP6 waterproof bone-conduction sunglasses and glasses for prescription wearers that play music and radio without cutting off the outside world. The bone conduction technology allows users to listen to music on command, with no need for wires by transmitting sound waves to the skull via vibrations. The MusicLens range boasts a premium sound-leak reduction system to stop the outside world from hearing the music.

 The MusicLens range of sunglasses and prescription glasses have many styles ranging from $88(R1098.81) - $199 (R2480.84). 

Here are some specifications of the glasses:

1. Size: 148*143*5 9 (mm)

2. Weight: 45 (g)

3. Audio: Moving coil bone conducter 

4. Bluetooth 4.5 

5. Storage: 32 GB

6. Battery life: up to 12 hours of battery life

7. Lense: Up to 8 colour replaceable lenses

When connected to the iOS and Android apps, users can call hands-free with the touch of a button and stream music or radio from around the globe straight from the echo Music app, which already has over 30 million users.

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JunYi Liu, CEO at Echo Music, said: “We have brought together the very best bone conduction technology, audio playback and radio in order to deliver the premium Echo Music MusicLens range of wearable products. These wearable devices give us a glimpse of the future, where helpful technology will augment many everyday items to provide a better life experience.”

The device will soon be available for shipping but only in the second half of 2018.

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