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Pre-Sale for the music industry's first wearable technology begins today on BestBuy.com; in-store availability October 20 in time for the holidays
MIAMI, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- muzik, a pioneering company that is changing the way music is experienced, shared and discovered, has announced today that its premiere product – the world's first smart on-ear headphone – is available now for pre-sale exclusively at Best Buy (www.bestbuy.com/muzik), the world's largest multi-channel consumer electronics retailer. Products will be publicly available in all Best Buy large format stores on October 20 and additional 400 Best Buy Mobile stores in November, just in time for the holidays. All of the products in muzik's lineup seamlessly connect hardware, software, and social media platforms to make music instantly discoverable and shareable.
"We're excited to bring this innovative product to Best Buy and its consumers," says Founder, CEO and President Jason Hardi. "We're able to combine the power of muzik's wearable technology, top streaming music services and social media networks with Best Buy's world-class consumer electronics retail distribution for the best possible partnership. The team has been amazing to work with-their dedication, belief and support of muzik and our mission has made all of this reality."
"We wanted to work with Best Buy to expand on the growing number of smart, connected devices that enrich customers' lives," states Hardi. "Together we're able to take a fresh look at music, technology and social media to connect artists and fans and bring the experience back to stores."
muzik will make three products available at pre-sale through Best Buy, including:
smart on-ear headphone: The company's marquee set of smart, on-ear wireless headphones, which will retail for $299, will feature a simple, sleek and elegant design and are available in black and white. The smart on-ear headphone will incorporate custom dual-diaphragm 40mm drivers for high-fidelity audio with capacitive touch controls for users to natively share what they are listening to in real-time. Additional product details include a dual-microphone system, full Siri integration, Bluetooth wireless and a 15-hour rechargeable lithium ion battery.
smart in-ear headphone: This first of its kind smart in-ear headphone will be available for retail at $129. Featuring 11mm drivers within the aluminum housing, the smart in-ear headphones will also include passive noise cancellation. Additionally, the tangle-free flat cable will incorporate touch controls for social sharing as well as a Siri-integrated microphone for voice controls.
smart cable: The smart cable will be the first social smart cable designed to easily connect any headphone to a user's smartphone. The smart cable will retail at $59 and will include muzik's patented technology inside the cable.
To unlock the full power of muzik's smart audio products, users can download the muzik mobile app. This new wave of innovation in the audio space will improve the way music lovers discover, share, listen and experience music.
muzik, founded by Jason Hardi, is a technology company pioneering a new space called Social Smartware™. muzik's mission is to create the world's first SmartHeadPhone, designed for smartphones, which combines state of the art technology, a robust software platform, and social media. Find muzik online at www.muzikofficial.com and through social media @muzikOfficial.
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