SOURCE: ROAM, Inc.

ROAM, Inc.

September 04, 2014 09:00 ET

ROAM, Inc. Launches Today; Introduces Ropes, the Next Generation of Earphones

Iconic Wireless Wearable Earphones With Customizable Sound Available for Pre-Order Now

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 4, 2014) - ROAM, Inc. today introduces Ropes, a new standard in earphones. ROAM Ropes bring the best in ergonomic design, sound quality, personalization and "Noise Equalization" technology to create a groundbreaking listening experience for today's consumer. ROAM was created by Beats by Dr. Dre co-founder Steven Lamar and Ropes will be available for pre-order today at ROAMwith.com.

ROAM's first product, Ropes, delivers a unique listening experience -- marrying audio fidelity and noise equalization in a sleek, attractive, wearable consumer accessory. Ropes' around-the-neck pendant design fits easily and seamlessly into anyone's daily routine, allowing you to enjoy your favorite song or pick up a call without having to dig through your pockets or untangle cords. In addition, Ropes allow you to personalize the sound dynamics directly in your earphones through an elegant mobile app -- ROAM EQ.

"Modern consumers need more than a well-branded headphone or earbuds; they need an attractive, fashionable connection to their mobile device that sounds incredible and allows them to personalize the sound to their listening preference," said Steven Lamar, co-founder of ROAM. "Earphones represent nearly 60% of the $8 billion global market for headphones. They have remained relatively unchanged for more than a decade even though they connect us to devices that are evolving every day. ROAM's aim is to enhance the way we physically and emotionally connect to our devices and, by proxy, the music, content and people we love."

Introducing ROAM: A New Mobile Audio Experience

ROAM Ropes feature:

Progressive Design: ROAM Ropes feature a unique, around-the-neck design that fits seamlessly into anyone's daily routine. The attractive, wearable accessory means no more fumbling through pockets and unraveling wires simply to listen to music or take a phone call. Ropes are there when you need them and look great when you don't.

Superior Sound: ROAM Ropes deliver the most superior audio fidelity available today. The unique pendant design houses electronics that enable an unprecedented portable sound experience: pure digital sound with absolute clarity, detail and the ability to customize what you hear to your listening preference and your environment.

Personalization: With ROAM EQ, you can personalize and share sound dynamics directly in your earphones. Load the ROAM EQ application onto your phone and change the base, treble and mid-ranges to your preference. Save your personalized settings, share them with a friend and select from ROAM EQ audio presets (Jazz, Rock, Classical, Hip Hop, Country, etc.) that have been pre-loaded for your convenience.

Noise Equalization and Bluetooth: ROAM has incorporated proprietary Noise Equalization technology that delivers the best sound quality on the market today. Connect wirelessly to your Ropes through a Bluetooth connection.

Color Options: ROAM Ropes are available in two colors: Graphite/Black and Graphite/Orange; More color combinations will be introduced in 2015.

ROAM Ropes will be available in two color options and will ship for the 2014 holiday season. Ropes will retail for $299. To pre-order now, visit www.ROAMwith.com.

Additionally today, ROAM launched a partnership with Stand Up To Cancer, donating $100 from the sale of each Orange Ropes through December 31, 2015 to Stand Up To Cancer. To learn more about the partnership, visit www.ROAMwith.com/su2c.

About ROAM

ROAM is the creator of Ropes, the next generation of earphones that combines the best in ergonomic design, sound quality and personalization into a superior mobile listening system. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in San Francisco, California. To learn more about ROAM or to pre-order ROAM Ropes, visit www.ROAMwith.com.

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