Listen from a specific direction.
Choose when sound reaches your ears.


AUGMENTED LISTENING
HEAR WHAT MATTERS


Never miss a conversation or feel isolated again while listening to audio.
 
 
LISTEN FROM A
SPECIFIC DIRECTION
Choose when sound reaches your ears.

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WHY STAGES ?

All day, every day, people are bombarded by sound. Some sounds are desirable, but many are not. We've created two augmented listening devices that provide a new level of choice and personalization to transform everyday auditory experiences, as if they resemble superpowers for your ears.

The Stages array, the center of our Audio Processing System, makes this possible. Using 8 MEMS microphones, the array captures all incoming sound which is then processed by our proprietary speech and sound algorithms. The Stages array in both the Hero and Sidekick was designed to enhance your listening experience through selective sound admittance gating (when you hear ambient sound) and ambient+ audio spatialization (the direction you hear ambient sound from).

 
 

HERO

Meant for mobile lifestyles, the Hero offers superior noise cancellation with wired or wireless capability. Audiophile-level sound quality with onboard low EMI Class D stereo amplifiers and integrated dual ultra-low power audio codecs.

 
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SIDEKICK

Perfect for tabletop use, the Sidekick offers the same premium quality audio technology as the Hero and is also compatible with nearly all existing wired or wireless headphones/earbuds.

 
 


OUR
DIFFERENCE

Two unique features you can't get anywhere else.
ambient+™

Specify the direction from which you want to hear sound. Regardless of movement, focus on the sounds that matter.
selective sound™

Gives users the ability to specify precise admittance criteria, which will allow sound based on keywords, speaker recognition or speech recognition.
 
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BECOME A STAGES INSIDER

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STAGES TECHNOLOGY CHANGES EVERYTHING


Our technology changes the way you hear the world once and for all, and will allow you to personalize your listening experiences in an endless variety of ways. We hope to make the listening experience better for everyone and this is only the beginning.


MUSIC
WORK

GAMING

COMMUTING

AUGMENTED
LISTENING

TRAVEL

 
 
SUPERPOWER(FUL) SOUND

We've developed the ultimate partner for the Hero and Sidekick: an intuitive, dynamic app that gives you superhero-like power over sound. After completing the guided setup, you'll have access to ambient+ and selective sound controls. When combined with our integrated user communication platform, this app is without a doubt home screen worthy.

 
 
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