|[January 02, 2014]
Soundfreaq Unveils Two New Wireless Home Speakers and Pocket-Sized Bluetooth Speaker at CES 2014
LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)--
CES (News - Alert), North Hall, Booth 6028 - Soundfreaq,
maker of the critically acclaimed line of wireless speakers, introduces
a suite of products at CES 2014 / CES Unveiled including Pocket Kick,
an ultra-portable version of Soundfreaq's award-winning Bluetooth
speaker, Sound Kick; a new version of Sound Rise, a modern
Bluetooth bedroom speaker and alarm clock; and Double Spot, a
mid-century modern inspired stereo speaker designed for the home.
"All of us at Soundfreaq are music lovers with a very straight-forward
approach to our craft: create products with great sound, great design
and great value," said Matthew Paprocki, co-founder/creative director of
Soundfreaq. "We are proud to introduce our 2014 product line that
delivers sound crafted audio with modern design to bring more music into
Pocket Kick takes Soundfreaq's award-winning Sound Kick, which
was named "Overall Best of Show" by iLounge at CES 2012, and makes it
even more portable. Pocket Kick delivers impressive sound for its small
size that's surprisingly loud, full and clear. Pocket Kick is
constructed with a steel grill on the front and back for optimized air
flow for high-end sound to pass through the front, and lower frequencies
from the passive bass radiator to be kicked out of the back.
Pocket Kick streams music via Bluetooth, has a built-in rechargeable
battery for up to 10 hours of playtime and a built-in microphone, making
it easy to take calls wirelessly. Pocket Kick also includes line in for
any device with a 3.5mm headphone jack and charges via a micro USB
charging port. It also comes with a lanyard for easy carrying while
on-the-go. Pocket Kick will be available in the late spring for $99.
Sound Rise, an updated version of Soundfreaq's original bedroom speaker,
maitains the same comforting features found in old-school alarm clocks,
with much improved functionality and added features to complement
today's modern lifestyle. Sound Rise streams audio via Bluetooth and is
equipped with a USB power port, making it compatible with today's and
tomorrow's smartphones. Sound Rise also offers a dual alarm clock and
adjustable display settings that range from extra bright to black-out.
Sound Rise is meticulously crafted with an upright design to reduce the
size of its footprint and a custom font that optimizes readability
without filling a room with excess light.
Sound Rise continues to deliver Soundfreaq's impressive audio quality,
making it the perfect bedroom speaker for enhancing any entertainment
experience so users can experience rich, detailed audio from their
favorite apps all from the comfort of their bed. Sound Rise will be
available in April 2014 for $69.
Double Spot is Soundfreaq's new wireless home speaker with a mid-century
modern design inspiration that balances sound output and clarity of
larger systems with a modest footprint. Double Spot's easy-to-use
features combined with its footprint and design aesthetic makes it the
one speaker everyone needs. Double Spot delivers rich and powerful
sound, crafted with custom designed stereo drivers and optimized power
for maximum distortion-free volume. To complement listeners' musical
taste, Double Spot offers Tone Control, which allow users to select from
three preferred equalization presets: flat, warm or bright, and
Soundfreaq's UQ3™ spatial sound enhancement, providing music lovers with
an immersive listening experience.
Double Spot streams music via Bluetooth, is built with a USB power port
for quick and easy phone charging and offers line in for any device with
a 3.5mm headphone jack. Double Spot will be available this summer for
$119. For consumers who wish to make Double Spot portable, an optional
seven-hour battery will be sold for $39, making it convenient to move
from room to room. In select retailers, Double Spot will be available
with a pre-installed battery for $149.
At CES 2014, Soundfreaq will also be showing a sneak peek of the 2014
Novogratz Collection for Soundfreaq, the second collection of a limited
edition line of speakers designed by HGTV's Robert and Cortney
Novogratz. Soundfreaq first partnered with The Novogratz in October 2012
to create a line of speakers that combined The Novogratz' unique fashion
forward design concepts with Soundfreaq's highly praised line of
Bluetooth speakers to serve the style conscious, sound savvy music lover.
For product images and one-sheets please go to: www.soundfreaq.com/press.
About Soundfreaq (www.Soundfreaq.com)
Soundfreaq is a global co-op of craftsmen - designers and engineers -
with deep expertise in consumer electronics and a passion for great
sound. By working outside the limitations of a traditional corporate
structure, Soundfreaq is able to develop products from the ground up
that deliver premium sound for a wireless world and provide maximum
value to consumers. All Soundfreaq speakers stream audio wirelessly,
making every product compatible with today's and tomorrow's wireless
devices. The company has been honored with multiple awards for its
highly praised wireless speakers, including the "Mashable Choice" award
in 2013, "Best in Show" from iLounge at CES 2012 and 2013 and "Gear of
the Year" from WIRED Magazine in 2011. Twine International and LA-based
creative incubator Goodhatch created Soundfreaq in November 2010.
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