Collection by Alexander George

Wireless Speaker That Levitates


In a marketplace crowded with wireless speakers, the Om/One has a design edge that makes it stand out. The latest product from Oakland-based Om Audio is a Bluetooth-enabled speaker built into a lightweight levitating orb. Opposing magnets allow the speaker to hover gently over a discrete base while it plays audio. And although presentation is the Om/One's main appeal, its 1100-decibal output makes it more powerful than many of its competitors Available for pre-order for $199. (Read about more modern speakers here.)

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