Wireless earbuds let wearers EQ the world from their smartphone

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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.

When confronted with unpleasant or distracting noises, a person usually has two choices — grin and bear it or drown it out with some nice, loud music. Now there's another option: Here Active Listening from Doppler Labs is a 'hearable' system which lets users filter out the sounds they don't want to hear and enhance the ones they do. Here is comprised of two wireless ear buds and an app, which enable users to customize their audio interactions with the world around them. The system gives users control over their real-life audio experiences, enabling them to adjust the EQ of…

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