Thin Speaker Looks Like Tin Foil

Posted: Apr 2 2009, 7:22am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 1:42pm CDT, in News | Home Entertainment

 
/* Story Top Left 2010 300x250, created 7/15/10 */ google_ad_slot = "8340327155";

Buy This Now On Amazon

Researchers at Warwick University in the UK have devised a new speaker that is thin and flexible while promising to deliver crisp and clear sound. The loudspeakers could be used in public address systems like those at the train station or shopping centers.

The system is dubbed the flat, flexible loudspeaker (FFL) and actually started life as s sheet of tin foil. The design moves air as a bulk mass rather than from a point source like traditional speakers.

The speaker now uses laminate material rather than foil. The speakers could also be concealed under ceiling tiles and can be used in cars. With car applications, the design of the speakers would allow music to be heard in the back, but not in the front seat.

Via BBC News

Holiday Gift Guides and Deals

Get your Holiday gifting inspired by Best Toy Gifts with High STEM Value and the Top 10 toy gifts under $10 if you are on budget. The most popular Holiday 2017 toy list include Fingerlings, Crate Creatures and more. Don't miss the new Holiday deals on Amazon Devices, including $29.99 Fire tablet.

This story may contain affiliate links.

This free App Solves You Holiday Shopping Problem


Download the free Tracker app now to get in-stock alerts on Fingerling, Luvabella, SNES Classic and more.

Latest News

Comments

The Author

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/3" rel="author">Shane McGlaun</a>
Tech and Car expert Shane McGlaun (Google) reports about what's new in these two sectors. His extensive experience in testing cars, computer hardware and consumer electronics enable him to effectively qualify new products and trends. If you want us review your product, please contact Shane.
Shane can be contacted directly at shane@i4u.com.

 

 

Advertisement

comments powered by Disqus