TEN Technology on Tuesday announced the release of its
naviPlay Bluetooth Stereo Headset for the iPod. The $199 device is designed to work with MP3 players and mobile phones, and when sold from the Apple Store and other select retailers, includes the naviPlay Bluetooth Adapter for iPod.
The adapter connects to the iPod’s dock connector, and works with all dock connector-equipped iPod models, including third, fourth and fifth-generation iPods, iPod nanos and iPod minis.
The headphones fold flat for easy storage, and are worn over the head. Made of polycarbonate, the headset features thick padding on the ear and comfortable head pads, and weighs four ounces. Powered by a rechargeable lithium-polymer battery pack, the headphones can operate for eight hours continuously on a single charge, according to the manufacturer.
The headphones can also be used with Bluetooth-enabled mobile phones. You can push a button to answer or reject calls, and the headset features a built-in microphone. It also works with Bluetooth-enabled PCs and laptops that support the A2DP profile for stereo audio or headset profile for enabling Voice over IP (VoIP) calling.
For more on iPod headphones, please visit the
Accessories Product Guide.