New Speaker is Totally Transparent

There was a time when speakers were giant boxes made by companies like Cerwin-Vega, Klipsch and JBL.  But technology has come a long, long way.  Look carefully at this thing.

Clear View Clio Speaker

See the curved bit of acrylic above the stand? That’s your driver.  See if you can spot it in this shot.

Clear View Clio Speaker 1

Or better yet, this one.

Clear View Clio Speaker 2


And you really have to hunt for it in this picture.

Clear View Clio Speaker 3

\The Clear View Clio (“the first invisible speaker”) won’t replace your high-end boxes, but as a Bluetooth speaker, it’s apparently rather good.  Read more at Wired. (Thanks to Rupinder for the link.)



Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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