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Jan 6, 2008

Sony Launches World’s First Digital Noise Canceling Headphones

Sony MDR-NC500D

For anyone who spends more time reclined on an airplane rather than sitting at home in a recliner, Sony today unveiled the world’s first digital noise canceling headphones.

The lightweight, MDR-NC500D model headphones use digital technology to more accurately reduce stress-inducing noise from planes, trains and busses, while providing a high-quality audio experience.

The headphones can reduce up to 99 percent of ambient noise at 160HZ, which is the peak frequency of a jet engine…