SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Whyd is a home audio manufacturing company born from a passion for music. Whyd started as a music curation social network -- like Pinterest for music -- that grew to 100k members. There were all sorts of music people on Whyd -- producers, DJs, bloggers, concert venues. Many people in their community talked about how they didn't have a wireless home speaker or simply weren't satisfied with what they had. Whyd started building a speaker for them.
Today Whyd announced their intelligent speaker is available for pre-order.
The Whyd speaker is the first ever home speaker to consist of an elegant 360-degree design with full voice control and deliver crystal clear 360 HiFi sound with deep and dramatic bass – enabled by four full range drivers and one dedicated subwoofer.
With the new speaker, Whyd seeks to redefine how people experience and interact with music. You don't need a phone. Users will now be able to speak directly to the Whyd Speaker and ask for a specific track, artist, playlist or even a radio station. The speaker will also work with streaming services like Spotify and Soundcloud. The Whyd Speaker also allows for touch control via the stylish, intuitive glass-made touchpad on the top of the speaker.
Passionate music lovers can pre-order the Whyd Speaker here: www.whyd.com
- Voice control
- WiFi and Bluetooth integration
- Intuitive touch control panel
- LCD display screen
- 360 degree omnidirectional sound
- Power: 20W@6Ω + 15W@4Ω
- 4 full range drivers + 1 dedicated subwoofer
- Dimensions: 11.5" x 7.5" and 134 oz
"Bose and Sonos lead the speaker market with high-quality audio but lag in software. And Amazon Echo took 25 percent of the market with voice control, but doesn't focus on sound quality," stated Jie Meng-Gerard, co-founder of Whyd. "Whyd is the only speaker that combines a beautiful design, high-quality audio and voice control."
"We've built the speaker for the streaming generation. Music lovers who value art, design and novelty," stated Gilles Poupardin, co-founder of Whyd. "Music is inspiring and your speaker should be too. Whyd is the perfect combination of design, technology and music."
Whyd is a home audio manufacturing company born from a passion for music. The company also created and maintains a music streaming social network offering music bookmarking functionality that lets users curate music tracks from YouTube, Vimeo, Soundcloud, Dailymotion and various MP3 blogs, and connect with likeminded music lovers. Whyd is backed by YCombinator and has raised $1.2M.
For more information on Whyd products, visit whyd.com.
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