As any cola-swilling child of the 90's will tell you, things are better when they're clear. Water? Definitely better clear. Conscience? Ditto. Speakers? Sure, why not? We've already had Harman Kadon's GLA-55 speakers featuring faceted cut-glass enclosures to expose the audio engine, but the glass speakers from Greensound Technology are even more striking. Looking like little more than a shaped pane of glass sitting atop a base, the speakers use the glass to project the sound and deliver "true 360 degree sound."
Unlike traditional speakers that project sound in one direction, a sound generator in the base of the Greensound speakers vibrates the glass to project the sound from both sides. Different areas of the glass are responsible for producing different frequency sounds - the curved area at the top produces high frequency sounds, the middle produces mid-range sounds, while low frequencies are produced by the area at the bottom near the base. The use of glass also provides the opportunity for some nice color changing lighting to be built into the base.
No word from Greensound Technology regarding pricing, but the company says production is in full swing and both glass speaker lines are available now. Contact Greensound Technologies for more info.
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