Gadgets
Freedom Driver Turns Tables into Speakers
Based on the powers of Sound Wave Transference, this series of gadgets can turn your tables, windows and drywall into audio.
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Each of the three Freedom Driver products should be shipping in the next few weeks.
October 14, 2007 by Rachel Cericola

Freedom Driver is the latest in a line of devices that can turn any flat surface into an audio speaker. It’s not magic—at least not in a Doug Henning sort of way.

The company just announced that its Mini CAN B15, Mini BOX B20, and Bluetooth Stereo FREE-D B25 will provide support for iPods, MP3 players and laptops, meaning that anyone can have the privilege of producing sound even when speakers and wiring are not available.

Although just a mere 1.1 pounds, the unit boasts 360 degrees of sound. Is that humanly possible? The company says so, with technology based on the principal of Sound Wave Transference. Acting as a transducer, the Freedom Driver unit changes electrical energy into mechanical energy. It even comes with a remote to control volume, treble and bass.

Even if it’s a gimmick, if the thing can throw sounds and fool your friends, it might be worth the price tag. Systems range from $129 to $259 and are scheduled to ship within the next few weeks.

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Rachel Cericola - Contributing Writer
Over the past 15 years, Rachel Cericola has covered entertainment, web and technology trends. Check her out at www.rachelcericola.com.

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