Sony's neck speakers are back and now they're for remote workers

Sony surprises you just when you think it doesn't have more bizarre and imaginative designs. The company announced the SRS–NB10 Tuesday, building on the success of devices such as the SRS–WS1. The company claims it created the SRS-NB10 neckband speaker with remote workers in mind. The NB10 will retail for $150 and promises 20 hours of audio playback. It comes with drivers that face upwards.SonySony claims that you don't need to worry about distractions from colleagues, family members, or roommates if the volume is low. This is the energy that can only be matched by coworkers who insist on bringing their keyboard to work.The SRS-NB10 can be used as a speaker. It can be used for voice and video calling. Sony claims that the NB10 will allow people to hear you through two beamforming microphones. The open-ear design allows you to hear the world around you.SonyYou can connect two Bluetooth-capable devices simultaneously to the NB10. This allows you to switch between them when needed. The NB10 is also IPX4-certified waterproof, so you can wear them to the gym. You can also get up to an extra hour of playback with USB-C charging after just 10 minutes at the outlet.When the SRS-NB10 goes on sale in September, it will be available in charcoal grey or white.