Sony's designer product collection lands within the US, courtesy of MoMA
Sony is bringing its Life Area UX vary of properly-heeled audio and projector merchandise to the US this Might. The corporate has partnered with the MoMA retailer to promote its three of its debut units. The LED Bulb speaker can play your music via Bluetooth (and be a bulb) at $239, adopted by extra mild-and-sound choices, the fashionable Glass Sound Speaker ($799). This provides greater high quality sound than a mere bulb and Sony says the natural glass cylinder vibrates in an identical strategy to human vocal chords to supply “uniquely lifelike sound” — it’s going to additionally run for 4 hours on batteries alone.
Lastly, Sony’s extremely brief-throw projector, able to viewing video and pictures at sizes between 22 and eighty inches. The notable half is the small footprint: it is simply 81mm by 131mm, with audio system constructed-in. There’s additionally a wi-fi unit you possibly can connect to PCs, media gamers and cable packing containers by way of HDMI. Briefly, in case you’ve obtained one thing to observe, Sony’s tiny projector ought to be capable of beam it. It launches for $999, with a separate flooring stand obtainable at $199. Sony’s already began to promote elements of its “residence expertise idea” elsewhere (nicely, Japan), however that is the primary time it is promoting the items all collectively within the US. And to assume; all of them might have been pricier.