Sonos takes over RHA Audio: Headphones coming quickly?



(Pocket-lint) – Sonos has been rumoured to be engaged on a pair of headphones or earbuds, and newly surfaced proof solely provides to that conspiracy.The corporate has reportedly taken a controlling stake in UK headphones maker RHA Audio, based on paperwork from Firms Home (as first observed by Forbes). If you happen to learn between the strains, maybe Sonos needs to make use of RHA and its audio expertise to supply new headphones.The Glasgow-based agency makes headphones just like the TrueConnect and TrueConnect 2. It is particularly identified for in-ear headphones, not over-ears. It is value noting RHA Audio fully modified its title to Origin North this previous 12 months, as noticed by Trusted Critiques.No matter kind issue they take, most suppose Sonos’ headphones will seemingly provide voice assistant management. Bloomberg even thinks the headphones will work with a number of digital assistants, just like the Sonos One. They will most likely additionally sport a quantity slider, playback controls, and a mic for voice calls. A USPTO patent submitting from Could 2021 recommended Sonos was additionally contemplating some barely unconventional designs and new charging approaches. Here is to hoping Sonos reveals extra quickly concerning the upcoming headphones. Pocket-lint has contacted the corporate for a remark.We are going to report again if extra particulars are revealed.

Writing by Maggie Tillman. Initially revealed on 30 October 2021.