Two years ago we discovered a rather remarkable set of smart earplugs from a company called Hush that could silence the noise around you as you slept. Then the company suddenly went quiet, and stopped returning our calls. Now we know why: Hush was acquired by Bose, which has resurrected the noise-masking buds with a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.

Here, take a look at Sam Byford’s test of the Hush buds from the CES 2016 tradeshow (with me yelling at him in the background):

The new Bose “Sleepbuds” have been significantly redesigned since the Hush days, but the promise of the underlying tech remains unchanged: block sleep disturbing sounds like snoring, barking dogs, amorous neighbors, and road traffic through isolating eartips…

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from The Verge – All Posts https://www.theverge.com/2017/11/14/16648200/bose-earplugs-crowdfunding

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