Engineers have developed Flat Speaker (FCS) technology that allows you to create thin and light speakers of any shape with the same sound quality as traditional.
According to researchers from the University of Notre Dame, FCS technology takes a completely new approach to the structure of the device and how it works..
Instead of a cylindrical assembly with magnet and voice coil, a flat voice coil with bar magnets is used.
This allows for various configurations of voice coil diaphragm connections, including those that offer a new style or shape to suit corners, valleys, and slits such as, in vehicle headrests or steering wheel.
Thanks to the unique structure of the FCS, a variety of voice coil windings and materials can be used.
Since the damper is located under the flat core speaker, it provides better overall vibration damping..
Earlier, a development team and an entrepreneur from South Korea formed a startup Resonado to commercialize compact speaker technology. The project has already attracted more than $ 1 million in investments and began cooperating with several car manufacturers, headphone manufacturers, and a hotel chain..
We also previously reported on technology that allows you to confirm the identity of the user by analyzing the geometry of the ear canal through headphones.
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text: Ilya Bauer, photo: Resonado