the world's first cloud speaker   OD 11 by teenage engineering the world's first cloud speaker   OD 11 by teenage engineering
jan 11, 2013

the world's first cloud speaker OD 11 by teenage engineering

the world’s first cloud speaker – OD-11 by teenage engineering



originally developed in 1974 as the ‘carlsson OD-11’ by swedish engineer stig carlsson, the loudspeaker was designed for real living rooms, as opposed to the common practice of developing speakers in perfectly damped rooms. oddly, that contradiction is the same today.


presented at the 2013 CES in las vegas, stockholm-based studio teenage engineering have re-introduced the former speaker as the ‘OD-11’ by implementing a feature that references the recurring theme of ‘the internet of  things’ – fully integrated cloud connectivity. equipped with an articulated amplifier that delivers 100W, a subwoofer and tweeter, wi-fi capabilities and a sound processor, the device delivers both great sound and user experience.


the system is controlled through the magnetic ‘ortho volume remote’ with wireless communication built around a bluetooth 4.0 low energy chip, allowing it to run for years on a single button cell battery.



OD11 cloud speaker



red and white variation detail



ortho remote detail






how it works



component configuration

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