What to look forward to: Blue Tiger recently introduced a headset that uses solar power for unlimited use without the need for regular charging. The company is positioning it as a full-fledged headset for use on the go. It got some attention at CES 2022 this week and is due to launch this spring, though no pricing has been announced.
The Blue Tiger Solare headset uses a solar-powered Powerfoyle headband that provides continuous charging in both indoor and outdoor lighting conditions. Blue tiger developed by it is for constant use while driving.
According to Exeger, Urbanista and Adidas also have solar powered headphones using Powerfoyle technology. Cycling apparel company POC also uses Powerfoyle for built-in solar-powered lights in its bike helmet.
The Solare has 97 percent noise cancellation, can operate in temperatures from minus 40 to 122 degrees Fahrenheit, and uses Bluetooth 5.1 with a 300-foot range. It is compatible with Siri and Google Assistant. Blue Tiger also claims the headset meets MIL-STD-810 military specifications for ruggedness in extreme conditions, but this is not required. means he passed real military tests.
The CES 2022 Innovation Awards recognized Solare as a laureate, naming it a military grade sustainable energy headset. Other laureates include AMD Ryzen 6000 series mobile processors, a standalone selfie drone, some of LG’s new TVs, a vehicle occupant vital sign sensor, a reading lamp designed to help people with dyslexia, and more.