Innovelis has released CordFits (, which
enables headphone cord length customization and tangle-free cord

Headphone designers include extra cord length to ensure the cord is
never too short. This approach ensures the cord is never too short,
but it often forces the cord to be too long, says Wes Schwie of
Innovelis. CordFits prevent the extra cord length from getting in
people’s way, he adds.

“CordFits let people shorten their headphone cord length to fit their
style, and when they are done listening, they can quickly store their
cord without tangles,” says Schwie. “Now people can listen to their
favorite pair of headphones without the cord getting snagged and
having to untangle the cord each time they want to use the

Innovelis offered a sneak peek of CordFits earlier this year at the
2009 Macworld Conference & Expo and the International Consumer
Electronics Show. They’re based on a patent-pending system of pulleys
and channels. CordFits are compatible with nearly all headphone
cords, including iPod and iPhone earphone cords, and are available
through and select retailers for around US$12.99.