Adidas has unveiled a pair of self-charging Bluetooth headphones with solar cells integrated into the recycled plastic headband, which convert all forms of natural and artificial light into battery life.
According to the company, the headphones are built to withstand the daily challenges of an active lifestyle and have up to 80 hours of stored playtime in the dark.
The Adidas ‘RPT-02 SOL’ with Exeger’s Powerfoyle technology allows users to easily manage their listening experience via the control jog and find the best light via the ‘innovative light indicator.’
Adidas has announced a $230 pair of self-charging, solar-powered, Bluetooth headphones.
Things to know:
• The solar cells are built into it's recycled plastic headbands.
• IPX4 water resistance
• A microphone, and
• A USB-C port. pic.twitter.com/UeqLViMbtr
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According to the company, the IPX4-rated design gives users that little bit extra during their workout and allows the headphones to handle sweat.
Although the headphones are not waterproof, they can withstand sweat and splashes.
The inner headband and ear cushions of the new headphones are removable and washable.
The headphones are also made from recycled plastic and nylon.
The solar cell material, according to reports, can be screen-printed onto plastic, allowing for a wide range of applications.
The same technology can be found in Urbanista’s solar-powered headphones, which claim to have an 80-hour “reserve” battery life.