Neighbourhood Technology Desk: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has launched a new pair of sweat-proof wireless headphones. Launched in collaboration with sports brand Under Armour, the Project Rock headphones carry a price tag of Rs 18,484. UA Rock Project headphones are claimed to offer battery life of up to 16 hours. Company also says that a five minute ‘Speed Charge’ will offer up to one hour of music playback.
Headphones feature JBL Charged Sound for extra bass. It also comes with ‘Talk-Thru’ technology which reduces the music volume and turns on noise-cancelling mics so one can talk without removing the headphones. Mics can also be used for voice commands to Apple’s Siri and Google Now. For connectivity, the UA Project Rock headphones come with Bluetooth 4.1 and MicroUSB. These are the first gadget under The Rock’s partnership with UA.