Look What's Happening to Ears!
This new high-tech category is shaping up to become known as Hearables (which is the combination of wearable tech and headphones), a term first coined by wireless industry consultant and blogger Nick Hunn. I love that name, since it's so perfectly descriptive. I believe, in fact, that 2015 will be the year where Hearables really take off.
And here's a neat twist: with Hearables, smartphone and smartwatch app developers are given access to SDKs (software development kits) that allow them to optimize control of their apps directly from a wearer's earphones and headphones