During CES' (in)famous CES Unveiled event, we got to spend some time with Orbitsound, who first made an impact on the Consumer Electronics Show back in 2008. After the company launched their successful T12 soundbar in the United Kingdom, The company has made their confident and powerful debut into the United States, with a focus on making their presence known in the global market as well. Introducing their brand new, revolutionary T14 Sound System, the company is revolutionizing the market yet again.
Aluratek has pulled the wraps off a new speaker line that can stream music wirelessly to remote speakers . The Bump media player supports up to six different wireless speakers and works with just about every media player out there that uses 3.5mm headphones. It looks a lot like a fountain drink cup cut in half to me.
Pyramid Distribution has debuted a new and really nice looking small portable speaker that will play tracks from multiple input sources. The speaker is made from wood and called the Motz Tiny Wooden Power Speaker. The speaker is smaller than an iPhone, has an integrated FM tuner, and can play tracks directly from USB and SD cards.
Danish wireless audio start-up Libratone brought their Beat speakers along to IFA 2010 a few months back and promised a January 2011 release; now it seems they've gone one better, and will have them on sale in December instead. Using a proprietary wireless transmitter, the cashmere-clad speaker has a 30ft range and promises 360-degree "FullRoom" sound despite only being a single unit.
The number of speakers to choose from on the home audio and home theater market is overwhelming. Typically the speakers have a square cabinet and are made of wood or MDF for enclosures. Orb Audio has been making speakers for a while that are round balls and look pretty cool.
Even my mom has a flat screen TV in her home now proving that the tech has thoroughly replaced the big console TV for most people. Many of those folks like to wall mount their flat screen sets as well. That is easy enough to do with all the wall mount options on the market today.
I have seen some strange speakers before, there were some shaped like horns a while back, but this 3D sound speaker is one of the strangest. It looks like the power core for the Death Star. The round speaker is a 62-channel unit making your 7.1-channel system feel woefully inadequate.
Klipsch is huge in the speaker business with speakers that run the gamut for affordable to the insanely expensive. The company has unveiled a new outdoor speaker called the AudioRock that fits into the affordable category and should be cool for folks wanting a speaker that can survive the weather.
Pioneer Electronics has a large range of gear for the pro and amateur DJ that includes all sorts of turntables and mixing devices as well as headphones. The company has now added a couple new reference speaker systems for the DJ and producer that promise quality sound. The new speakers include the S-DJ08 and the S-DJ05.