iPhone program allows in certain ambient sounds to keep users safe.

The Awareness! app for iPhone and iPod aims to prevent headphone related accidents by measuring environmental noise levels and allowing users to listen to music and the outside world simultaneously. Which means, if you are immersed in your favorite track while on your bike, this app will enable you to hear that truck’s horn in time. The Awareness! app also gives an option to set up an outside noise threshold and is available at the iTunes store for $4.99.

Here’s how to use it:

Awareness! The Headphone app

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