09. 13. 2004
Ka-on Plant Speakers
This woman is not smelling those flowers, she's listening to them. Ka-on (flower sound) doesn't merely hide the speakers in a vase, the sound actually comes through the petals and leaves, vibrating up from the magnet/coil base through the plant's water tubes. You hook up any audio source and Ka-on spreads the sound throughout the room, in all directions, for a soft ambient effect. A telephone version is up next.
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