7. Best Headphones 2012: Wolfson Digital Silence headphones

Wolfson Digital Silence headphones

Drowning out your commute in the near future, noise-cancellation specialists Wolfson Microelectronics has unveiled its active ambient in-ear 'phones that are designed to block out sounds from different environments. Hosting a microphone in each bud to pick up ambient noise before the cancelling process begins, There's a trio of ANC Filter modes which includes an Office filter that gives greater cancellation around speech frequencies which is ideal for zoning out at your desk. Expect 14 hours of HD audio playback before you need to power up the battery again.

Price: £TBC

Due: Spring 2012

Link: Wolfson