AHEAD is a headphone audio enhancer that provides controls to combine different sound sources and displays visual feedback of your social availability.
Technology can act as a barrier to social interactions, sometimes unintentionally. In the case of headphones, they always reinforce antisocial behavior, whether that is intended or not.
By adding control over how much environmental sound you listen to and intentionally showcasing one’s social availability, we can increase the level of context awareness and break social interaction barriers.
Ahead provides control over two main features or interactions: