Sennheiser MX W1 – Kleer earphones

Sennhieser MX W1Sennheiser is to announce the launch a pair of wireless headphones at the CES which starts tomorrow.

These buds promise to avoid compressing the audio transmitted unlike the competiting Bluetooth technology.

There’s no news about pricing but the the new earphones called MX W1 will, according to Sennheiser, have

everything you need to be able to enjoy music without being tied down by it.

The system also includes a transport and charging case for when you’re out and about.

Using an alternative to Bluetooth called Kleer, the headphones promise CD quality sound even though the transmitter is only the size of a matchbox.

“With Kleer, the audio signal’s latency is very low and transmission extremely interference-free”

This means that battery life will be considerably longer than you would get with conventional transmission standards.

The MX W1 will be available from May 2008. Press release available at Sennheiser.