Jawbone Introduces Icon HD + The Nerd

Jawbone Introduces Icon HD + The Nerd

Jawbone presents its Icon HD + The Nerd.

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The Jawbone Icon HD is a headset offering rich HD audio, and, with The Nerd, it brings plug-and-play connectivity to any USB-equipped computer. Users can concurrently connect the two with any two devices (eg. laptop, phone, tablet), and toggle between audio and calls.

Packing a 25% larger wideband speaker than the original Icon, the Jawbone Icon HD offers life-like, clear sound in HD audio be it talking on the phone, listening to music, watching movies, or playing games. With NoiseAssassin 2.5 noise-canceling technology, the headset enables you to control your media playback with AVRCP play and pause.

A wireless USB audio adapter, The Nerd automatically registers as a USB audio device as soon as you plug it into any USB port. On top of listening to music, watching videos, playing games, or taking VoIP calls, The Nerd also allows users to adjust volume on both their headset and via the master volume control on your Mac or PC.

The Icon HD + The Nerd can be updated via Jawbone's MyTALK platform.

Read on for the full press release.

Singapore – Jawbone unveiled ICON HD + The NERD, a new products and updates to help people get the most out of a mobile & PC hands-free audio experience. Jawbone ICON HD is a headset that offers the richest HD audio and, with The NERD, it brings plug & play connectivity to any USB-equipped computer. Using them together, you can simultaneously connect with any two devices (laptop, phone, tablet) and switch between audio (music, video, games, & more) and calls (mobile & VoIP). ICON HD + The NERD lets you wirelessly listen to media from your Mac or PC and transition across multiple devices.

One Headset for Everything
Jawbone ICON HD is based on the company’s previous award-winning ICON line, and updated with the rich HD-quality speakers that users love from the latest Jawbone ERA line of headsets. ICON HD boasts a 25% larger wideband speaker than the original ICON offering the richest, most life-like and clear sound in Hi-Definition audio as you talk on the phone, listen to music, watch movies and play games. ICON HD also delivers on Jawbone’s legacy of unparalleled noise-cancelling expertise with militarygrade NoiseAssassin 2.5 technology. For the first time, the headset lets you control your media playback with AVRCP play & pause, allowing you to listen to a podcast on your walk to work and pause it with the touch of a button when the barista is ready to take your morning coffee order.

Wire-Free USB Audio
The NERD is a Wire-Free USB audio adapter that makes connecting the ICON HD to any USB-equipped device as visceral as plugging in headphones, but without the mess of cords. As soon as you plug The NERD into any USB port, it will automatically register as a USB audio device and connect to your ICON HD headset so that you can listen to music, watch videos, play games or take VoIP calls – no software downloads required, no hassle of Bluetooth setup. It also allows you to adjust volume on both your headset and via the master volume control on your Mac or PC. About half of the length of other USB adapters, The NERD has a modern design that’s smaller and more discreet, so it won’t interfere when plugged into a laptop. It’s compatible with both PC and Mac. The ICON HD features the same sleek, elegant design as the original ICON headsets and is available in the Denim finish.

Always Connected, Always Up to Date
As with all Jawbone products, ICON HD + The NERD can be updated via Jawbone’s MyTALK platform, ensuring that it will become even richer over time. MyTALK offers original applications that make Jawbone ICON HD + The NERD even better, including the new Jawbone Companion application.

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