Look for even more pedestrian and bicycle accidents because of this:
BY DANIEL DUNAIEF
DAILY NEWS BUSINESS EDITOR
Sony’s new Walkman wants to bring in ‘da music an throw out ‘da noise.
The electronics giant is eagerly trying to take a bite out of Apple’s
dominant iPod market share with a new Walkman designed to cut out other
The newest Walkman, whose different models costs $169 and $199, cuts up
to 75% of the surrounding noise, the company said.
Sony has offered noise canceling headphones, this is the first time
that we’ve integrated the technology into the player itself,” Koba
Kobayashi, general manager for personal audio at Sony Electronics, said
in a statement. “We’ve created an entirely new category and are
confident that even audiophiles will be pleased with this Walkman
digital music player.”
I think these things should come equipped with a strobe light and a
six-foot orange flag to warn oncoming cars that the user is going to be
completely oblivious to the outside world.