American company created, from 3D printer, the OwnPhones, headphones according to the format of the ear of the user.The initiative is similar to the models of the Normal brand, which also offers headphones with exclusive design according to the ear anatomy of the consumer.But the main difference between the two products is that the OwnPhones are wireless, work via Bluetooth, and also have more customization options.
High-tech handset has six microphones, HD camera and battery that lasts 18 hours
The Ownphones project was posted on the Kickstarter collective funding site.The idea has already exceeded the goal of donations and has raised, so far, more than US $ 269 thousand (about R $ 607 thousand).A model costs from US $ 149 (R $ 336), with a shipping cost of US $ 39 and deadline for March 2015. It is possible to choose product color and material.
For the manufacture of personal headphones, the interested party must download an application, which captures the image of his ear through the camera of the cell phone.There are four different types:Fit, Designer Fit, Smart Fit and Jewerly Collection.
Fit is the simplest, sports-oriented version.Designer Fit features more customization, adding finishes like shapes and shiny stripes.Smart Fit has several functions, such as intelligent noise isolation, plus alert light, letting people know when you’re busy or available to talk.The Jewerly Collection offers the addition of noble materials such as gold, bronze or precious stones.
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The headphones have a good audio setting: 100.5 dB sensitivity, 16 Ohm impedance, 20 Hz to 20 kHz frequency, and an integrated omnidirectional microphone.They are compatible with iOS , Android and Windows Phone operating systems.Its battery lasts up to 6 hours of continuous use.