Not just content with introducing new smartphones, Sony has been keen to highlight some of their mobile accessories at CES 2014 as well. You may already have had a look at their SmartWear range of products. Sony has also introduced the SBH-80, which is a new hands-free headset targeted at mobile users.
If you remember the older SHB-52, you will recall it had a somewhat clunky design and a free-hanging dongle that would inevitably have to be clutched in the user's hands. The new SBH-80 however comes with a "neck-style wearing solution", which promises to deliver true hands-free functionality. Users are intended to throw the SBH-80 around their necks, much like a scarf or a tie, when they intend to use it.
The SBH-80 also comes with NFC compatibility, which should make it a cinch to pair with your smartphone. In the audio performance, the product can lean on Sony's balanced armature technology and Apt-X codecs to help with the lossy trasmission over Bluetooth. HD Voice is also included to help deliver clear audio across. You can have a look at the Sony SBH-80 in action below.