In a major update coming later this year, Apple is set to enhance its renowned AirPods line-up, particularly the AirPods Pro (2nd generation), with an array of powerful new features.
This update will bring powerful new capabilities, including Adaptive Audio, Personalized Volume, Conversation Awareness, Automatic Switching, and a Mute or Unmute feature, enhancing comfort, convenience, and sound quality for users.
These additions aim to revolutionize the way users interact with their personal audio devices, providing an even more seamless and immersive experience.
New Features coming to AirPods
The update will bring a host of new and exciting features that will transform the personal audio experience.
- Adaptive Audio: This new listening mode dynamically blends Transparency mode and Active Noise Cancellation to deliver the best audio experience based on the user’s environment.
- Personalized Volume: Using machine learning, AirPods Pro now fine-tunes the media experience by understanding environmental conditions and listening preferences over time.
- Conversation Awareness: By lowering the volume and enhancing voices in front of the user, this feature allows for engaging conversations while reducing background noise.
- Automatic Switching: Moving between Apple devices with AirPods becomes faster and more reliable, making seamless transitions between devices effortless.
- Mute or Unmute Feature: AirPods Pro (1st and 2nd generations), AirPods (3rd generation), and AirPods Max users can conveniently mute or unmute themselves with a press of the stem or Digital Crown.
The AirPods developer beta is already available for Apple Developer Program members, while the public can expect these exciting new features to be rolled out later this year with a firmware update.