Elizabeth Cho and John Miller from Shure—an audio products corporation— design the new AONIC 50 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones that are a constant staple for nearly every student, commuter, musician, and professional out there.
The project has been awarded a 2020 Good Design Award by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies.
With endless options on the shelf, it is essential that today’s listening products feature a reliable and comfortable design, stand up to daily wear-and-tear, and sound great regardless of your environment.
On top of exceptional functionality, an approachable aesthetic and design is paramount.
For decades, the biggest names in music—Elvis, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Aretha Franklin, and others—have trusted Shure microphones and gear in the studio and on the biggest stages worldwide.
Additionally, Shure has an impressive history of creating headphones for the professional audio industry—people who wear them all day for a living—so creating comfortable, high-quality headphones for consumers is in the Shure DNA.
Now, with Shure’s AONIC 50 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones, music loving consumers can also experience that same quality of audio wherever they may be.
AONIC 50 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones are the first wireless headphones from Shure to bring studio-quality audio everywhere you go.
Quickly switch between three unique listening experiences to select the best mode for your surroundings: Start in Neutral, flip the switch on the back of the ear cup up to hear the world around you with Environment Mode, or push it down to enable an Adjustable Noise Cancellation to block out distractions.
AONIC 50 boasts 20 hours of battery life while offering long-term value and the most premium listening experience—on a walk around town, in grocery store, or at home.
Shure’s AONIC 50 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones headphones are an excellent blend of cutting-edge technology and tried-and-true design.
Available in black or brown, AONIC 50 is beautifully crafted with elegant stitching on an adjustable headband for precise ear-to-ear fit, ensuring you get the most out of each listening session.
The earpads and underside of the headband are cushioned with plush memory foam and lined with synthetic leather for outstanding comfort while talking long calls from home or on-the-go.
Users can control all functionality for power and pairing on the right-side earcup, which features dedicated buttons for playback, call management, track navigation, and voice assistants; dedicated volume up and down buttons; and a switch for toggling between Adjustable Noise Cancellation and the Company’s customizable Environment Mode, which allows you to monitor your surroundings.
AONIC 50 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones features up to 20 hours of battery life on a single charge and employs a USB-C connection for faster charging and a more durable connection.
The headphones also include the latest Bluetooth 5 wireless technology for enhanced stability and a range of up to 30 feet.
If Bluetooth isn’t an option, AONIC 50 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones can connect to wired sources with a 3.5mm analog audio input to ensure an uninterrupted connection to any device, including laptops for conference calls.
Developed to reflect the high-quality products Shure is known and trusted for, AONIC 50 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones meets and exceeds Shure’s standards for creating innovative, durable and reliable products.
The Company leans into its 95 years of expertise in the professional audio industry to engineer the headphones.
Supported by years of dedicated market research, AONIC 50 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones boasts the long-term value and professional performance that today’s most discerning listeners demand.
Additionally, adding to its history and rapport with leading musicians, Adam Levine was also the face of the AONIC marketing campaign to launch the wireless noise cancelling headphones.
To stay true to Shure’s signature sound, the Company’s team of mechanical and acoustical engineers spent time intentionally balancing the ambient sounds and acoustics found in AONIC 50 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones.
Additionally, by understanding the significant role that comfort plays into a consumer’s purchasing decision and the rigorous durability standards that every product must meet, Shure has developed AONIC 50 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones to exceed the industry’s quality standards.
Project: AONIC 50 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones
Designers: Elizabeth Cho and John Miller, Shure Inc.
Manufacturer: Shure Inc.