Are they headphones? Speakers? Nope- they're both. Flips Audio had unveiled the first pair of headphones that also doubles as a loudspeaker. When folded inwards the ear cups act as normal headphones, but when folded outwards an amplifier ups the output and transforms them into speakers.
From Business Wire
Innovative Brand Flips Audio, debuts Flips, the first ever headphones that convert to HD speakers, in Epic Recording artist Sean Kingston's newest video: Seasonal Love ft. Wale premiering today on Vevo. This marks Flips Audio's first music video brand integration.Seasonal Love, featuring rapper Wale, is off of Sean Kingston's highly anticipated album Back 2 Life. In the "Of Thought" scene, Sean Kingston rocks his Flips and then demonstrates how he goes from SOLO 2 SOCIAL as he converts them into speakers.
Flips Audio has been supporting Sean Kingston's return to music as they sponsored both his Los Angeles and New York Back 2 Life Album listening sessions. Luminaries and music executives were treated to a SOLO 2 SOCIAL experience at Bootsy Bellows in Los Angeles and No. 8 in New York where they received custom designed Flips by legendary graffiti artist Defer.