Feeds

World's first motion-controlled headphones outed

SensMe tech makes comeback

Gartner critical capabilities for enterprise endpoint backup

Taking calls and listening to music through your mobile phone is now easier than ever, Sony Ericsson (SE) has claimed, following its launch of motion-activated headphones.

MH907

Sony Ericsson's MH907 cans use SensMe tech to monitor motion

Supposedly a world’s first, the MH907 cans activate and end phone functions based on you slotting the earbuds into your ears or by taking them out, SE said.

For example, you can start listening to music by slotting both earbuds into your ears. Tunes can be paused by removing a single earbud. The process is exactly the same for answering and ending calls, SE promised.

The earphones are based on SE’s established SensMe motion control technology, which the firm has already integrated into several of its handsets.

SE's W902 phone, for example, lets you skip through tracks and change the volume by shaking the handset.

The MH907 cans are 164cm long, weigh 25.3g and are compatible with most SE handsets equipped with a fast port connector.

A launch date or price hasn’t been confirmed, but you will be able to pick between “Yellow/White” and “Titan Chrome” colours when the cans do hit the shops. ®

Boost IT visibility and business value

More from The Register

next story
Kate Bush: Don't make me HAVE CONTACT with your iPHONE
Can't face sea of wobbling fondle implements. What happened to lighters, eh?
The agony and ecstasy of SteamOS: WHERE ARE MY GAMES?
And yes it does need a fat HDD (or SSD, it's cool with either)
Apple takes blade to 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display
Shaves price, not screen on mid-2014 model
iPhone 6 flip tip slips in Aussie's clip: Apple's 'reversible USB' leaks
New plug not compatible with official Type-C, according to fresh rumors
Steve Jobs had BETTER BALLS than Atari, says Apple mouse designer
Xerox? Pff, not even in the same league as His Jobsiness
TV transport tech, part 1: From server to sofa at the touch of a button
You won't believe how much goes into today's telly tech
Apple analyst: fruity firm set to shift 75 million iPhones
We'll have some of whatever he's having please
Apple to build WORLD'S BIGGEST iStore in Dubai
It's not the size of your shiny-shiny...
NVIDIA claims first 64-bit ARMv8 SoC for Androids
Mile-High 'Denver' Tegra K1 successor said to rival PC performance
prev story

Whitepapers

5 things you didn’t know about cloud backup
IT departments are embracing cloud backup, but there’s a lot you need to know before choosing a service provider. Learn all the critical things you need to know.
Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Build a business case: developing custom apps
Learn how to maximize the value of custom applications by accelerating and simplifying their development.
Rethinking backup and recovery in the modern data center
Combining intelligence, operational analytics, and automation to enable efficient, data-driven IT organizations using the HP ABR approach.
Next gen security for virtualised datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.