GN's Intelligent Headset uses 3D audio to give directions, play games and enhance museums and concerts.

This article titled “Smart headphones could be the smartglasses for the rest of us” was written by Samuel Gibbs, for on Friday 18th April 2014 06.00 UTC

What if your headphones were smart enough to know where you are, which direction you are facing and could play 3D sounds capable of giving you directions – without the need for a screen or glasses strapped to your face?

The Intelligent Headset from Danish audio specialists GN can do just that using built-in sensors that relay information to a smartphone or tablet and allow the headset to know where and what you are facing at any time.

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