IDF awards 2013

saxound wireless speaker

saxound wireless speaker by Syed Tajudeen from india

designer's own words:

Saxound is a unique concept inspired from some of the leading speakers in the world. It is a fusion of some of the best innovation that has been made already few years ago, with a blend of our own innovation. Thus making it a whole new experience for the people. The product itself stands for its best in build quality and assembly. It brings a whole new method of manufacturing technique, which will be way more efficient in today's standard. The core elements of saxound are the cylindrical shape and threading assembly. The dimensions of saxound is inspired from a regular compact disc of 13 centimeter of diameter ,and a height of 9 and half centimeter, which can be displaced by one hand. This speaker fall into the whole new category of speaker called the movable speaker with a minimal design.

Specific explanation,
(a). THREADS: The four parts are attached by threading and not by screws like other do. This helps in making the speaker more strong as it is a piece of rock. (b). COPPER CONNECTORS: The One button, Pentagonal module and the battery are linked by copper connecting tubes. This helps in giving a sturdy connection from the base battery. (c). SILICON SAVERS: The module is a fusion of hard bio plastic with shock resistant silicon savers. It saves the 5 drivers when accident occurs by not letting inertia to the drivers. 1. ONE BUTTON: The whole system has only one physical button which is used for numerous operations. 2. LED NOTIFICATION: A circular LED helps to notify the happening operation by either blinking or glowing stable. 3. HEX KEY SLOT: Hex key holes are placed in middle of the upper surface of the drivers module for having a hassle free removal. 4. ALUMINIUM MESH: Perforated aluminum cylinder is used to cover the raw module as well as acting as the outer body. 5. CHROME RING: It helps in bring a premium look and may even create an emotional bond between the consumer and design. 6. CIRCUIT BOARD: The circuit board is placed beneath the button thus giving it a closer connection to the drivers module. 7. PENTAGONAL MODULE: The drivers are assembled in a pentagonal row thus making the form factor more meaningful. 8. RECHARGEABLE BATTERY: The battery is placed at the bottom of the speaker thus making it easy for replacement. 9. ANTI SKID GRIP: A rubberized and no-residue sticky material is used in the bottom of the speaker that can with stand nominal shakes and vibration. Thus making it more comfortable even on dash board.


Saxound with iPadSaxound ColoshotSaxound ExplodedInside SaxoundSaxound InfographSaxound Packaging

    have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.
    all comments are reviewed for the purposes of moderation before publishing.

    comments policy
    LOG IN
    designboom's comment policy guidelines
    generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
    the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

    what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
    let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

    - please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
    - please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
    - please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
    - please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
    - please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
    (there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
    in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
    the best 100-200 entries too.)

    a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.

    shortlisted entries

     
    ×
    keep up with our daily and weekly stories
    483,105 subscribers
    - see sample
    - see sample
    privacy policy