Up to 5 hours of listening on a single charge. Case provides more than 24 hours of battery life.
"Intelligent connection to all of your Apple devices."
"The new wireless AirPods deliver incredible sound."
Sensors trigger play w proximity. Motion triggers, accelerometers. Beam-forming microphones reduce noise. 5hrs battery. Charge case offers 24 hours life. Intelligent switcher to things to Apple Watch. (AirPods)
"We're just at the beginning of a truly wireless future we've been working on for many years where technolgoy allows the seamelss connection between you and your devices."
The microphone capabilities sound promising.
"It is a breakthrough design. The AirPods deliver truly an Apple magical experieince."
"How do you set them up. Put pair of headphones near iPhones, box pops up and you hit connect."
They connect automatically w iPhone or Apple Watch
"That one step also connects you with your Apple Watch."
"We also use iCloud to propogate that setup across Macs and iPads as well. One setup across mutliple devices."
AirPods do auto-switching to devices. This is what I wanted for wireless headphones. But how do you control the auto switching?
"Can listen in stereo or if want to use one for Siri or phone call, automatically routes audio. No pairing or unapriing. Those things are of the past."
W1 chip. Apple's first wireless chip.
"So much technology packed into each AirPod. It is a technical tour de force."
5 hours battery. Can recharge in case for up to 24 hours listening.
A NEW chip: W1. For wireless processing. I wonder if this W1 shows up across a lot of connected things
"They're so small you want to carry them around you everywhere."
"That is the breakthrough AirPods. Based on our W1 chip. And at the same time, Beats is coming out with a new line of headphones taking advantage of this W1 chip."
AirPods look a bit like a tiny pipe of some sort
New Beats Solo 3 Wireless. 40 hours of listening time.
Powerbeats 3 Wireless headphones
An entirely new line, Beats X. affordable, light, comfortable headphone for all throughout your day.
New Beats headphones get W1 chip, too.
"Customers love using Apple Pay. In the US, merchants tell us that over 90% of wireless transactions are now made with Apple Pay."
"We're trying to bring it around the world as quickly as we can. The team is launching new countries this fall. Japan."
"You may know that in Japan they use a differnet version of NFC. called Felica. Will be in new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus and Apple Watch Series 2."
Transit in Japan on Apple Maps at the same time (late October)