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USound and Colsan

USound and Colsan Audio Ltd join forces to revolutionise the hearing aid industry with MEMS speakers.

March 3, 2021

Graz, March 3, 2021 — USound, the Austrian micro-speaker company known for its excellence in MEMS audio solutions, joins forces with the European distributor Colsan Audio Ltd to revolutionise the hearing aid market. With the release of the second generation of MEMS speakers, USound’s technology is awakening big players’ interest in hearables and the hearing…

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Fauna – glasses that let you listen

January 28, 2021

Fast-growing Austrian company Fauna is using technology from regional high-tech company AT&S for its audio glasses. Leoben/Graz, January 28, 2021 – They look like glasses, but are capable of much more. The audio glasses “Fauna”, from the Austrian startup Fauna (available at wearfauna.com), are not only a designer piece made of high-quality material, fashionable frame…

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Helike MEMS based development board

USound releases a new development board to enable rapid prototyping with MEMS speakers technology

October 6, 2020

The Helike development board features two MEMS amplifiers and two dynamic speakers amplifiers, an I2S interface, multiple supply options, a digital audio equalizer, and more.  Austrian micro-speaker company USound introduces a new development board named “Helike” to enable engineers to do rapid prototyping with MEMS speakers. Helike features a set of amplifiers to drive two…

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Take your wearables for a dive: These next-generation MEMS speakers withstand permanent submersion in water

March 7, 2020

Graz, September 2020 —  USound, the Austrian company pioneering in MEMS audio technology has developed the next generation of MEMS speakers, surpassing market demands with its IPX8 water submersion resistance. USound has been developing piezoelectric silicon MEMS speakers for over half a decade and has now introduced the second generation of speakers after having secured…

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USound and seltech logos announcing cooperation

USound and SELTECH join forces to turn the audio industry upside down with MEMS microspeakers

December 4, 2019

Graz, December 4th, 2019 – Austrian microspeaker company USound, known for the excellence in MEMS audio solutions, has joined forces with global distributor and solution provider SELTECH. The common goal is to turn upside down the international audio industry and bring the latest acoustic innovations to the market. SELTECH is highly committed to the cooperation…

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USound receives sizeable grant from the European Commission to further develop its MEMS speakers technology.

July 1, 2019

Graz, July 1, 2019 – Austrian innovator and micro speaker developer USound has received a 2 million EUR from the European Commission in the framework of the Horizon2020 programme. These funds will be used in further developing its high-performance piezoelectric MEMS micro speakers, especially towards energy efficiency. The current MEMS microspeaker generation, named Ganymede, reaches…

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Smart micro speaker company USound attracts $20M growth capital

November 28, 2018

Graz, November 28, 2018 – MEMS speaker company USound raises $20M growth investment to support the worldwide market penetration of its smart MEMS audio products. USound has developed and industrialised the smallest loudspeakers in the world, safeguarded by over an extensive amount of patents (currently more than 150 patent applications are pending for the large…

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USound silicon MEMS speaker Ganymede

USound seals multimillion dollar contract with 3nod Acousticlink

November 19, 2018

Graz, November 19, 2018 – Austrian MEMS audio specialist USound has sealed a contract with leading Chinese integrated solutions provider 3nod Acousticlink. USound will deliver an extensive amount of its piezoelectric loudspeakers Ganymede over the next two years, enabling 3nod Acousticlink to produce and sell smart and high-quality true wireless earbuds and multi-driver 3D headphone.…

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USound wins Frost & Sullivan Award

USound wins Frost & Sullivan European Technology Innovation Award 2018

October 15, 2018

London/Graz, October 15, 2018: Frost & Sullivan has distinguished Graz-based USound GmbH with the European Technology Innovation Award 2018. This prize was awarded based on an extensive analysis of the loudspeaker market for micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS). Current loudspeaker-systems still use the technology invented 140 years ago and patented by Werner von Siemens in the 19th…

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