The team behind Microsoft's Surface Headphones
The team behind Microsoft's Surface Headphones
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The team behind Microsoft's Surface Headphones

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[MUSIC] We have fans that love surface, when they use it and they're so proud. And to complete it with a pair of headphones, whether you're in an open space, and you're a designer, and you want to get into your studio and get into the flow. Or you're at a cafe and you just want to block out all noise and focus on what you're doing, or enjoy the movie you're watching, or play the game you're playing. Completing that circle for our customers was an awesome opportunity. We've been working on the Surface headphones for about almost three full years. And through that time, we watched how people are working, how they live their lives, how they move Move in out of their lives with a surface device and how that product's been adapting. And so then we put all our heart and love into the product. Assembled an incredible audio team. And we went for premium fit field finish comfort. [SOUND] From a fit perspective, we spent a long time Understanding how the product will interact with the human body. All the touch points on the human head, on the face and on the chest and over time. And so we're looking at comfort from that perspective. We're looking at things like. How much should this change shape? How hard should it be for this thing to move in and out? So we put a lot of effort into redefine tuning and [UNKNOWN] looking for and how to intuitively interact with the We choose this like the primary interaction chose to make that a physical interaction. So rotate on the outer edge. [MUSIC] We then introduced 13 points of noise-cancelling into the [BLANK_AUDIO] You can adjust the noise cancelling just with a simple dial. [BLANK_AUDIO] You can get as tight as you want to just drown as much noise as possible, or you can even amplify a little bit when you bring it all the way back. [NOISE] [MUSIC] Color plays a big role in that finish. Feel plays a big role. And we spent a lot of time in between the surface color here and the black color. I really look forward to seeing a surface and a surface headphones on Starbucks really coming together in really kind of a beautiful relationship. And that matters to me, indeed the starting point, this was the right color. We're launching the entire Black Surface line. And so in the expansion of colors, black is the obvious definite next. [BLANK_AUDIO]

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