Acoustic3D is transforming audio technology with the world’s first range of audio speakers that produce three-dimensional sound by generating acoustic holograms. For Acoustic3D’s Emergence speaker system, Infinity created an iconic design that would match the mathematical precision and show off the new technology. The Emergence shape was designed to deliver excellent reproduction of the original recorded sound to the listener and the performance of the speakers is superb by audiophile standards.
The speaker has a stunning style that sets it apart in the competitive landscape of audio products. The highly polished injection moulds with their automotive inspired surface finish and the anodised aluminium sound reflector are precisely toleranced and exactly positioned to enhance the performance of the speakers. The internal features of the enclosure have been carefully controlled to avoid any blemishes on the polished exterior surface.
The Emergence speakers are designed to be wall mounted or perched on a bookshelf using the small footprint of three cast metal feet, which means the speaker is uncoupled from the placement surface for better performance.
The units were designed for mass production with air-tight ultrasonic welding for acoustic performance trapping an acoustic baffle and cabling into the assembly in one operation. Special machinery was designed for the large surface area ultrasonic welding to ensure consistent acoustic performance. The design of the reflector component was driven by a desire to develop the most cost effective method to create an acoustic hologram in a single unit, and make it available to the audio consumer.
2014 Good Design Award Winner – Consumer Electronics