P.A.C.O open-source concrete speaker uses gestural controls
 
P.A.C.O open-source concrete speaker uses gestural controls P.A.C.O open-source concrete speaker uses gestural controls
oct 22, 2013

P.A.C.O open-source concrete speaker uses gestural controls

P.A.C.O open-source concrete speaker by digital habit(s) uses gestural controls
all images courtesy digital habits

 

 

P.A.C.O by italian design studio digital habit(s) is an open-source digital loud-speaker crafted using concrete and a combination of wood. built as an interactive device, the system features a 2.0 inch surface transducer, which fully manages the music controls and volume settings through a user’s gestural movements – swipe your hand over the sensor to change the song, or hold it in place to raise the volume.

 

 

the open-source digital loud-speaker is crafted using concrete and uses gestural control for its interface

 

 

two 6W amplifiers supply the built-in 3.5 inch low/mid range speaker with enough power to provide deep bass and crisp stereo sound. due to its construction, the cordless device diffuses sound over 360 degrees through its solid harmonic wood cover. the speaker unit also offers bluetooth connectivity, which allows users to stream their favorite playlists wirelessly.

 

 

the cordless speaker unit offers bluetooth connectivity, allowing users to stream their favourite playlists wirelessly

 

 

swipe your hand over the sensor to change the song, or hold it in place to raise the volume

 

 

detail of the harmonic wood cover and surface transducer

 

 

how to change tracks and volume

 

 

product specs

  • Open Source: Great!
    Concrete and wood mix: One of my favorites.
    But that user interface would have my blood pressure up in the reds every time. What a horrible idea. A cannot understand how anyone could think that this was a good way to interact with anything.

    But I do like the looks of it.

    mniel says:

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