Amazon is joining the personal headset world by announcing plans for noise-cancelling headphones that will recognize when someone says your voice.
According to a report from The Guardian, the concept includes utilizing the microphones in noise-cancelling headphones that mute outside soundscapes, and programming them to recognize certain words—such as your name.
Once your name is recognized by the device, whatever you’re listening to will be briefly paused, so outlying sounds can be allowed in.
Do you ever have issues with not hearing people when you’re listening to something through headphones or earbuds? If so, do you think this concept from Amazon is the answer to that issue? Leave us a comment with your thoughts!