Safe Earbuds Let You Hear Street Sounds

Safe Earbuds Let You Hear Street Sounds
Design

The new earphone concept helps you hear the sounds of incoming vehicles, keeping you safe from potential pedestrian accidents.

Don Michael Acelar De Leon
  • 6 april 2012

The past seven years have seen an alarming increase of pedestrian injuries and deaths brought about by the use of earphones, which tend to prevent the sound of incoming vehicles from being heard by pedestrians. Audiologist Matt Murphy addresses this safety concern by designing EarHero, a special pair of earphones designed to let you hear both your music and the sound of street traffic.

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