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Libratone Speakers at The Gadget Show

Posted by Andrew at 1:45 AM on April 21, 2014

Danish audio specialists Libratone are relative new kids on the block, being established in 2009/10, but they’re making a strong impression with their colour co-ordinated hi-fi wireless speakers. I took the opportunity to learn more about Libratone’s range from Tom at The Gadget Show.

Libratone Speakers

Libratone ZippLibratone works with both Apple and Android devices supporting a range of protocols, including AirPlay, Wi-Fi Direct and DLNA, Libratone has four models in the range;
- the Lounge, a soundbar to go below a flatscreen TV
- the Zipp, a cylindrical speaker which is both AC and battery powered
- the Loop, a freestanding or wall-mounting round speaker
- the Live, a freestanding three-sided dipole speaker

All the speakers have removable covers that can be changed to suit the decor, either fitting in discreetly or standing out as a feature. Although it’s difficult to assess the audio quality in an exhibition hall, the demo I heard was suitably impressive and if you are in the market for this kind of product, I would definitely give them a listen.

Loop by Libratone Named CES Honoree

Posted by JenThorpe at 7:56 PM on November 18, 2013

Libratone_Loop_PassionPink_Window-1Libratone has been named an International CES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for their Loop wireless speaker. It is an effective speaker that is in a unique, circular, shape.

Loop is a wireless speaker that delivers 360 degree stereo sound with the convenience of wireless Airplay and DLNA streaming. It does not require a Wi-Fi router. Instead, it uses Libratone’s PlayDirect technology.

One of the things that immediately caught my attention about this speaker is its shape. It is a round, disk shaped, speaker that comes in a variety of colors. The covers are made of Italian wool. Loop comes in either Pepper Black, Salty Grey, or Raspberry Red. Other colors, like Pineapple Yellow, Passion Pink, Plum Purple, or Icy Blue, are sold separately.

CEO of Libratone North America, Greg Stein, said:

“The nomination of the Loop marks the third year in a row that a wireless speaker in the Libratone family has been recognized by the Consumer Electronics Association for outstanding design and engineering. Past honorees include the portable Zipp and the Live speaker. We are thrilled that the Loop has been named an honoree in this year’s Innovation Awards and look forward to showcasing it at CES.”

Will you be at CES? The Loop will be on display at Libratone’s booth, #6275 in the North Hall for CES 2014. It will also be among the Honorees displayed at CES Unveiled: The Official Media Event from 4:00 to 7:00 pm on Sunday, January 5, 2014, in the South Seas Ballroom C at Mandalay Bay.