Is Apple in the process of designing self adjusting earbud headphones?

Is Apple in the process of designing self adjusting earbud headphones?

There is talk that Apple may be working on its own noise-cancelling earbuds.

According to a patent, which was filed by Apple in February, the new earbuds will measure the ambient noise coming into the headphones using a small microphone and adjust  based on the reading provided. This will ensure the earphones deliver the best sound quality possible. Also detailed in the patent application was a system that would alert users through a push-notification when the headphones have a poor seal.

Read more about it here.

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2013-07-09T15:59:23+00:00