Sophisticated earbuds mold to users’ ears in 60 seconds

ga('send', 'event', 'Crowdfunding Now', 'article', 'article-industry-impression', {nonInteraction: true});ga('send', 'event', 'Entertainment', 'article', 'article-industry-impression', {nonInteraction: true});ga('send', 'event', 'Style & Design', 'article', 'article-industry-impression', {nonInteraction: true});

This is part of a series of articles that looks at entrepreneurs hoping to get their ideas off the ground through crowdfunding. At the time of writing, each of these innovations is currently seeking funding.

Everyone has experienced the discomfort of ill-fitting earphones, but custom-made molded pairs have historically been too expensive for the average consumer. Now, offering a (slightly) more affordable solution are Revols. The Bluetooth earphones are made with silicone gel tips, which take the shape of the user’s ear when warmed up via a smartphone app. The earphones begin in a gel state, and when users activate them using the companion app, the buds heat up and soften. Users then put them on, and as the tips cool down they set permanently in the shape of their ears. The whole process takes…

Add to my folders:

Select any pre-existing folders to add the current post to. Posts will be added to a 'default' folder if nothing is selected.

Create a new folder (Optional)

Separate with commas to add multiple folders. The current post is automatically added to any new folders you create (e.g. my new folder, my second folder).


Remove from my folders

Below is a list of folders where the current post appears in. Select the folder you wish to remove it from.