Listen to music and make phone calls via sunglasses.
Zungle wearable tech is revolutionizing the sunglasses wearing experience. Zungle Panther is sunglasses equipped with built-in bone conduction speakers and a mic. With this unique gadget, users can listen to music, make mobile phone calls and look stylish while protecting their eyes. Zungle gives users the freedom to be earphone and headphone-free.
Bone conduction speakers transmit sound through the arms of the sunglasses.
The Zungle Panther Bone Conduction speakers are located on the sunglasses at the ends of both its arms. The speakers transmit sound waves to the skull through vibrations. The Bone Conduction technology allows the wearer to listen to music and make phone calls without blocking external sound. This means that they can remain fully aware of their surroundings, hearing everything around them.
According to Zungle, this technology provides a smoother and safer listening experience. The sound quality is supposedly comparable to earphones. Users can expect superior stereo sound quality and enjoy the freedom of no wires.
Zungle wearable tech is both fashionable and practical.
In addition, the shades are equipped with wireless Bluetooth, enabling wearers to pair the wearable technology with their smartphone. There’s also a built-in noise-cancelling microphone, providing a hands-free talking experience. A USB port is also hidden in the sunglasses so the electronic device can be charged.
As for its actual physical design, the wayfarer-style Zungle Panther is lighter than average sunglasses, weighing only 45 grams. The frames are available in five colors (black, grey, white, neon pink and neon green) and the 100% UV400 protection lenses are replaceable and available in seven different colors (black, blue, violet, ruby, titanium, fire, and jade).
Zungle was founded in 2015 and is composed of a team of entrepreneurs, designers and engineers. The company’s products are manufactured in Korea but are designed in the United States. Zungle is currently running a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for its Panther sunglasses and has already reached over $500,000 in funding, far surpassing its initial $50,000 goal. The expected delivery date for the Zungle wearable tech is November 2016 and the expected retail price is $150.