New York, Jan 5 (IANS) Muzik, a high-end headphone startup, is coming up with a new device that will allow users to control the tunes they are listening to by swiping on buttons on the device and share them with social websites.
Muzik said that it has raised $18 million over a couple of years, and Twitter is one of several investors — this being Twitter Venture arm first investment in hardware, recode.net reported on Monday.
Muzik makes wireless headphones that give users the ability to control the tunes they are listening to by swiping on buttons on the outside of the device and use them to share clips of the songs to social networks.
Muzik CEO Jason Hardi first introduced a version of the headphones in 2013 and now coming up with a refined product.
According to the report, Muzik’s first set of headphones will cost $299. The company would start shipping the devices in May.
The company said it would launch an in-ear model at $199 later this summer.
Muzik will get to show off some of its stuff at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) — a four-day event to be held from January 6 in Las Vegas.