With the world being the noisy and distracting place it is today it is no surprise that the demand for noise cancelling headphones is on the rise. Noise cancelling headphones work to block out all external noise allowing you to listen to your book or perhaps music anywhere noise free.
If you are a seasoned traveler you would know that these headphones are a life saver, canceling out not only passenger noise but also aircraft noise.
The Sony MDR-1000X headphones are said to be the best on the market and when tested out proved to diminish all noise from the airplane including a crying child a few rows behind. The high-tech headphones work via wireless connections and boast several features to enhance their effectiveness including high resolution audio up scaling, ambient sound noise, the ability to shut of the noise canceling feature and can also be used as a hands-free kit for mobile phones.
These types of headphones seem to be the way to go and well worth it if you are willing to pay the RRP of $699.95.