Tiptop Speakers Launches On Kickstarter To Take Advantage Of Your Room’s Natural Acoustics

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Look over to one of the upper corners of the room you’re in. What’s there? If you’re like me, probably nothing.

Three Stanford product design majors are building a speaker to take advantage of the wasted space and natural acoustics of the corners of your room.

The Tiptop speaker is a small pyramid that can stand alone or fits into a mold made for the upper corners of a room; like a Jambox, it’s wireless and Bluetooth-enabled. When mounted in a corner, the speaker takes advantage of “room gain,” using the natural acoustics of a room to make the sound richer and more appealing.

“[The shape] changes how you use the product, but it also changes how the product uses the space” co-creator Jack Brody tells me, arguing that too many speakers are “repackaged goods” rather than actually fresh ideas.

Brody, Madeleine Thompson, and Alex Walkerlaunched the project…

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