Active Noise Cancellation technology is a wonderful thing — assuming you could afford the high-end stereo headphones they’re normally found on. But now, that same crystal-clear sound is coming to Bluetooth headsets with the Jabra Supreme.
Active Noise Cancellation counteracts an incoming sound wave with a phase-inverted version of itself to create an interference wave, thereby mitigating the external noise. Jabra combines two active noise cancellation technologies — Wind-Noise Reduction and Noise Blackout 3.0 — into the Jabra Supreme, the world’s first non-stereo headset to feature active noise reduction. The Supreme employs a dedicated mic and chip set to pump out these antiphase sound-waves and minimize the ambient noise heard by the user. Wind-noise reduction — surprise, surprise — mitigates wind noise while the Noise Blackout 3.0 even cleans up what the person on the other end of the call hears. In addition, the new Supreme will feature an easy On/Off design activated by simply flicking out the boom mic.
The Jabra Supreme will drop some time in October with an MSRP of $US99. [Jabra]