The recent announcement that musician John Legend has been appointed the Chief Music Officer of meditation and mindfulness tech brand Headspace is timely considering the advent of the “Hearables Revolution,” a “perfect storm” of new audio and biometric capabilities for wearable devices for the ear, according to an article in Forbes.

Another company focusing its attention on the wellness space, as Forbes reports, is Samsung, who has partnered with Calm, a sleep, meditation and relaxation app. This will provide Calm “direct access to one of the world’s largest integrated digital health, audio, and hardware ecosystems…a significant advantage in the future of Hearables and digital wellness content.” Samsung has also acquired Harmon, an audio product manufacturer, in an effort to compete with Apple in the Hearables market, according to Forbes.

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