I don’t fly that often, but when I do, there are typically quite a few passengers that are wearing those Bose headphones to reduce the amount of noise in the cabin during the flight. I have never taken a flight that lasted more than a few hours, but I bet an international flight would make those headphones a near necessity to get any rest.
Bose announced its latest noise cancelling headphones today called the QuietComfort 15. The new headphones feature advancements in passive and active noise cancellation technology allowing them to work in louder environments and across a wider range of frequencies.
The headphones have new proprietary technology that places microphones inside and outside of the ear cup. When coupled with the new electronics these microphones allow the headphones to sense and respond to noise much faster. The new earcups are also made from a material that blocks more noise passively. The QC15 headphones will ship this month for $299.95.