Tag Archives: sound

Trick Out Your Homer Simpson Clock

It’s no mystery that Homer Simpson is a portrait of manliness worldwide. That’s why Tony Sambuchi has taken it upon himself to turn this store-bought talking Homer Simpson clock into something more. After stripping the clock of its innards, Sambuchi manages to get the clock to play Homer’s voice through his sound system every hour and he turns the clock ...

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Floating Wireless Speaker Is Not A Flotation Device

Listening to music while relaxing in your swimming pool just got a whole lot easier. Neiman Marcus’ website is selling a floating wireless speaker for $150, which includes the base and one speaker. Any additional speakers would be an extra $100. The speakers are able to go up to 9-feet underwater for up to 30 minutes, just in case you ...

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Abelincoln Live Sampler

[google -5886100544585004545[/embed] You absolutely have to check out the above video with audio on. The crude device is called the Abelincoln Live, which is surely a pun on the popular sequencing software Ableton Live. It’s a sampler, so you can do a lot of fun, noisy things with it. Utilizing three voice recorder units and a passive 3-channel mixer, Abelincoln ...

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Bright-F Gives The Blind Sight In The Form Of Sound

Imagine all of the beautiful visions you’d miss if you were born without sight. Until science figured out a cure for blindness, you would never get to see the blue sky on a clear day or how green the grass can get in the spring. The Bright-F concept hopes to give the blind community a chance to experience different ...

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Otto Lets You Hear The Unhearable

Silence can be so uncomfortable. Even when you’re chilling with friends, there’s that awkward silence that is deafening with its nothingness. Otto (Greek for “ear”) is a device which you can hook up to just about any dynamic object or situation to hear sounds that are otherwise inaudible. Otto then amplifies the sound, creating a whole new ambient experience. For ...

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Gravity Zero Groove Bed Keeps Mom Awake

Hollandia International, known for their unusual bed designs, now presents the Gravity Zero Groove Bed. The Groove comes packed with a 150-watt sound system built-in to the frame, which means you can blare your Marvin Gaye tunes loud enough to deafen your entire household (not to mention inform them on what you are doing, with “Let’s Get It On” blaring.) ...

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Is it a HiFi? No it’s just a cellphone

You’ve got to give it to them, Chinese companies these days are just commercializing phones that we’ve all just dreamed of at some stage. We had the Nokia N73 clone — Nokir E828 that packed an even larger touch screen with a decent camera at an unbeatable price; we had a cigarette pack incorporated to a phone. Today we came ...

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Get you music on 200dB without waking up anyone: Yamaha Sound Projector

Yamaha has been working on an interesting sound delivery technology with their sound systems, they call this the “Sound Beam”, which essentially is a more focused chain of sound wave adjusted to give the loudest intensity to the listener and the listener only. With that, you will still be able to listen to your music at a house party with ...

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ZVOX 325: surround sound packed into a box

Everyone is buying big LCD TVs these days, and many want to go the whole 9 yards with a new sound system that complements their TV. The only problem is that if you want to complement a new TV, you have to go with surround sound, and that means speakers all over your living room. Until now that is. ZVOX ...

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Philips AmbiSound HTS8100 wants to replace your entire sound system

Not only does this beautiful piece of technology (the Philips AmbiSound HTS8100) look as if God himself made it, it also has such an inmense amount of technology inside of it that it won the Innovations Award at CES 2007. What is so special about a simple stereo? The fact that the subwoofer is the only unit apart from the ...

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