On daily basis we see folks popping in these wi-fi headphones to play music or speak on the cellphone. Properly hearken to this… two Pasadena brothers invented the expertise, that is getting used all over the world.
Earl and Cedric Woolfork personal and function One-E-Manner, an digital firm headquartered right here in Southern California. And years in the past they invented the prime quality wi-fi music that powers Bluetooth… an concept that got here to them on the Santa Monica Stairs.
“I would see folks going up and down exercising, and the twine was not solely a nuisance nevertheless it was additionally doubtlessly harmful. So I stated there’s obtained to be a greater option to substitute the twine. And never simply substitute it. However substitute it with prime quality powered music,” stated Earl Woolfork.
On the time Earl was learning electrical engineering at USC.
“I stated wow there’s obtained to be a greater resolution right here,” stated Earl.
One-E-Manner was based in 2004. And since then Earl and Cedric have obtained eight patents for his or her expertise. Additionally they license their work to huge field retailers comparable to Sony, Sennheiser, and Jabra. However breaking into the trade wasn’t simple.
“We did not know anybody who had patents who regarded like us,” stated Earl.
The brothers confronted many obstacles navigating their means by means of patents and funds. However they persevered; and credit score their success to their enterprise savvy and impressive dad and mom, who impressed their entrepreneurship at a younger age.
“Each my mom and my father performed an integral position in us and the place we’re right this moment,” stated Cedric.
Gross sales are good. One-E-Manner simply launched a brand new product, the E-Clip Sequence True Wi-fi Earbuds. All through Black Historical past Month prospects obtain a ten% low cost. They hope to encourage the subsequent era, and encourage extra youngsters to pursue careers in science and expertise.
“When children, particularly children of coloration, can see that oh there’s anyone that appears like me, then they’ll additionally say I can do this as effectively. And we need to encourage that,” stated Earl.
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