Ready to cut the cord? HED Unity offers the ultimate listening experience with its lossless audio via Wi-Fi connectivity.
Today, HED Unity, a Swiss audio company, unveiled its first luxury wireless headphone, Unity. This product is designed to provide a true lossless audio streaming experience via HED’s Full-Fidelity™ technology, a feature that allows users to stream high-resolution audio up to 24bit/96kHz via onboard Wi-Fi functionality.
Through the HED Unity Multisource Music Player Unity App (available on iOS and Android), listeners can access their local media server or sync with Hi-Res music services such as Qobuz.
Additionally, Unity headphones are equipped with a dual-core processor and a 9-axis IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) for head-tracking motion detection. This product also includes over-the-air (OTA) software updates to improve the user experience.
The Unity headphones are made of CNC-sculpted architectural-grade aluminum alloy. They also have an adjustable headband and memory foam ear pads with cooling gel and velvety-soft microfiber. In addition, they feature 40mm, titanium-coated drivers that minimize distortion. 5.3 Bluetooth and Active Noise Cancelling are also on board. A wired listening option is also available.
The Unity headphones are currently available in Anthracite Gray and can be purchased for $2,199.00 USD at getunity.com.
Here’s a list of Key Features from the Press Release:
- Closed back design
- SBC and AAC Codec
- Version 5.3 Bluetooth®
- Dynamic 40mm titanium coated drivers
- Frequency response of 20Hz-22kHz
- Dual core 650 MHz 32-bit processor
- Integrated Active ANC Processor
- Mobile app available on iOS and Android
- Lithium-ion battery charged to 100% within an hour and a half
- 6-8 hours of Bluetooth streaming or Hi-Res Wi-Fi Streaming
- Carrying case included with USB charging cable, USB 3.5mm Audio Dongle
HED Unity is co-founded by Tim Degraye and Liliane Huguet, who are supported by a team of audio engineers and sound designers who concentrate on research, development, design, and engineering.
The company’s Los Angeles-based office is managed by Ken Randall, who has 18 years of experience in consumer electronics product development, working for both startups and large corporations such as Mattel, Westinghouse, and Sharp Electronics.
Colin Liebich, a pro audio veteran who has successfully marketed products for companies such as MixWave, BAE Audio, Ocean Way Audio, and Amphion Audio, is also on board. Ted Field, the founder of Interscope Records and Radar Pictures, and Nicolas Bonard, the CEO of Montreux Media Ventures, are among the advisors.
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