Revolutionary Bone conducting Heaphones deliver great sound

A project in North Yorkshire, UK by James Talbot

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Bone conducting heaphones use skull to amplify sound. Also feature traditional headphones. Great for running, cycling, walking and more
Backers: 1170
Average Pledge Per Backer: £82

Funded: £95,688 of £50,000
Dates: Jun 11th -> Jul 11th (30 days)
Project By: James Talbot
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In Depth: 10 Kickstarter projects you will be buying in 2014

July 13th - via:
Crowd-funding sites like Kickstarter not only offer innovators and idea generators the means to get their project off the ground, it also offers us tech fans to get in on something at the ground level. Everyone's looking for the next big thing in tech, the chance to be a pioneer for a newfangled gadget, game, service or solution. Kickstarter gives us that chance and lets us get ahead of the crowd. Over the last couple of years, we've seen Android games consoles like Ouya and smartwatches like Pebble get their breaks on Kickstarter, while thousands of other products are now in development thanks to tech fans clubbing together. 2014 has been no different and projects from the ground-breaking and revolutionary to the 'damn, that's so simple I wish I'd have thought of it' are raking in the currency in cash and belief. (Read More)

International Shipping @£50 level

July 9th - via:
Hi Everyone Just to ensure that there is no confusion relating to shipping. If you pledged at the £50 level and live outside of the US/UK then you will need to add to leave the £15 shipping box ticked at this level.  All other levels include... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #5 is Unlocked

July 9th - via:
Hi all I owe you all a really big THANK YOU for helping us unlock the final stretch goal. This now means we are actively developing the carry case with added battery charging. To add the case please increase your pledge by £22. We will send you a... (Read More)

We've added some add on's!

June 30th - via:
Listening to the comments we've added some add on for you. There's a selection to choose from including a second pair of Headbones (perfect for those who got in at the two early levels) as well as some of our existing great products.     (Read More)

APT-X Stretch goal UNLOCKED

June 30th - via:
Hi Everyone Great news, we're continuing to push forward and have opened up another stretch and one that seems to be one of the most important.  I'm now delighted to inform you that our Bluetooth version has been upgraded to CSR APT-X. APT-X... (Read More)

These wireless bone-conducting headphones let you listen while you listen

June 28th - via:
Kickstarter, it's a funny old place. A weird soup of real ingenuity and beermat ideas. Headbones might initially sound like it'll fall in the latter (Read More)

80% Funded and not yet 50% of the way through the project!

June 24th - via:
Hey everyone Thanks to each and everyone of you for getting us over the 80% funding level. 20% to go and then we can start concentrating on the stretch goals.  Thanks to everyone who has been sharing around the various places to get Headbones out... (Read More)

Two more updates:

June 22nd - via:
1. If you don't want to use the link in update 7, feel free to swap it out for the direct link to our campaign. 2. The most important message in this update.  As part of our campaign one of our stretch goals is to donate a... (Read More)

All Black colour option opportunity.

June 22nd - via:
Not a fan of red?  Get a free upgrade to the ALL MATT BLACK Headbones? You can also choose between Carbon Fibre finish or entirely matt black.   Facebook 1) Post the following on your facebook status: I just backed Headbones on Kickstarter. The... (Read More)

The sample has arrived!

June 18th - via:
Hey Everyone.  The latest design sample has arrived today. I've attached some images below. Overall it is a big step change from the previous version, but there were still some enhancements which were immediately noticeable to me. I've already... (Read More)

Damson hopes to get inside your head with Headbones

June 17th - via:
The UK's Damson Audio is looking to shake up the headphone market with the development of the stylish Bluetooth-enabled Headbones bone conduction headphones. (Read More)

Working sample - Brief video update

June 16th - via:
Hey Everyone Firstly - thank you again to all of you. over 60% of the way there in 5 days. Great effort. I'm really pleased how you've all got behind the project.  The latest working sample came out of the factory today. It's being shipped to me in... (Read More)

Headbones bone-conducting headphones let you jam out and hear surroundings

June 16th - via:
There's a new project on Kickstarter called Headbones that aims to revolutionise the headphone industry, with a new Bluetooth-enabled product based on bone conduction. (Read More)

Half way there!

June 14th - via:
I just wanted to say a big  THANK YOUto everyone of the 405 backers who have helped us exceed 50% of our funding goal in the first 72 hours of our campaign.  I think we can hit our goal - we just need the momentum to stay with us! Once again... (Read More)

Let's get stretching

June 13th - via:
These are activity headphones right? What's the best way to get warmed up for an activity? Stretching...... so let's stretch!  As soon as we achieve our funding goal of £50,000 we're going to be adding NFC as a feature benefit to Headbones in all... (Read More)

Headbones are starting to receive good press coverage

June 13th - via:
Hi all Today we have been covered in the UK paper "Metro" which is a national paper with a circulation of Millions.  We have also been covered on line in: We're hoping to see more coverage over the coming days! Keep up the great work in sharing our... (Read More)

Damson launches bone conduction headphones funding campaign

June 12th - via:
A pair of wireless headphones that create sound by sending vibrations through the temporal bone straight to the inner ear? That's the latest product to emerge from British audio firm Damson. (Read More)

35% funded in 36 Hours

June 11th - via:
Hi Kickstarter I'm absolutely blown away by your support and the comments that you've been making.  I'm really excited about how well it's started off and hopefully we'll get this funded with all your support, help and backing! Thanks so much! James... (Read More)

Damson launches Headbones via crowdfunding platform

June 11th - via:
British audio brand Damson today announced that its Headbones wireless headphones are launching via a Kickstarter campaign. (Read More)

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