Skip to content

January 10, 2018

Will.i.am’s tech company bought headphone maker Earin

by John_A

Will.i.am’s tech company i.am+ revealed to TechCrunch at CES today that it had recently purchased headphone maker Earin. The company didn’t disclose how much it paid for Earin and Earin’s name might not make it through the acquisition, but Earin’s products fit with those of i.am+ for the most part and the purchase seems to be a more logical move than others recently made by the company.

So far, i.am+ has come out with Buttons, its wireless Bluetooth earphones, and a couple of smartwatches, one of which, the Puls, was dubbed “a wearable nightmare” by Mashable. The Black Eyed Pea also produced a wild, high-end iPhone case back in 2012. However, last year, i.am+ purchased Wink, a maker of smart home hubs, and is said to be working on a virtual assistant called Omega. It’s hard to see what the big picture is for the company in light of these seemingly disconnected business moves, but hey, how exciting is it really if it all makes sense from the get go?

Click here to catch up on the latest news from CES 2018.

Via: TechCrunch

Advertisements
Read more from News

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Note: HTML is allowed. Your email address will never be published.

Subscribe to comments

%d bloggers like this: