Audio technology company Vinci introduces the world’s first smart in-ear headphones to feature a built-in Artificial Intelligent assistant. This revolutionary new product comes in a lightweight package (<90g) that is both secure and sweatproof yet incorporates unique headphone features such as 3G cellular connectivity, WiFi, Bluetooth, up to 32GB of local music storage, fitness sensors and trackers, a voice and gesture control interface, and more.
For the first time, users can go for a run without carrying their phones while still be able to access their music (both online and offline), make phone calls, track their fitness performance, and even sync with Amazon Alexa for additional skills and services — all directly from their standalone Vinci 2.0 headphones for a completely phone-free and hands-free workout experience. Furthermore, all of Vinci 2.0’s features can be voice controlled courtesy of two voice AI assistants that are built directly into the headphones — Vinci and Alexa!
Vinci 2.0 are the world’s first smart headphones to feature a built-in AI assistant that utilizes biosensing hardware and neural network learning algorithms. Whenever users listen to music and make voice commands, Vinci collects and analyzes user data such as heart rate and current location in order to familiarize itself with your music and lifestyle preferences. Basically, the more you use Vinci, the smarter it gets at providing music content and voice assistance that is tailored to the moment, whether you are taking a walk, out for a jog, or on your commute.
While Vinci may look and feel like regular in-ear headphone, it actually acts like a computer. Vinci is powered by a Mediatek quad-core Cortex A7 processor (the same processor found in smartphones and tablets) with 1GB of RAM. This hardware supports Vinci’s highly customized (Android-based) OS and UI which enables users to voice control their music, make phone calls, get calendar alerts, ask for health and workout statistics, and sync with Amazon Alexa for access to more than 12,000 skills and services (weather, directions, and more).
Vinci is the first in-ear headphone to come with built-in 3G cellular and WiFi connectivity so that all of Vinci’s features are available to users no matter where their on-the-go lifestyles take them. Music content, songs, and playlists can be accessed by simply logging into your Spotify, SoundCloud, or Amazon Music account directly on your headphones. And just in case you do not have internet access, Vinci comes with up to 32GB of built-in storage so you can save your music locally and listen to your favorite songs anywhere you go. All of these features have been expertly designed to fit into one sleek and stylish device that’s lightweight (<90g), comfortable (premium materials and customizable ear plugs/fins), and easy to use thanks to Vinci’s intuitive voice and gesture control interface.
Simply wear Vinci and use voice commands or quick hand gestures (waves, swipes, etc.) to control your music experience. Vinci 2.0 is also the first headphone to feature a 1-inch OLED display for extra style and interactivity. All of these features have been designed to make Vinci 2.0 the perfect all-day companion for your on-the-go music, fitness, and lifestyle needs.
The Vinci 2.0 is on Kickstarter now. There are three models with different specs (mostly differing in internal storage), with the cheapest variant starting at $89 USD.
all images and video courtesy of Vinci