Immersive Sound Experience - The loudspeaker creates vibrations in the air that deliver a powerful sensory experience; every explosion, every jump, every shot has a more realistic feedback.
Powerful, Regardless of Surroundings - The loudspeaker keeps its intensity and provides high-quality sound even at low volumes. As the sound is centered around the wearer, rather than projected from a distance, the user is free to move around without any degradation in sound clarity and volume.
By simply placing the wireless loudspeaker on their shoulders, userswill be surrounded bysound and vibrationsthat allow them to experience films, concerts and games as if they were actually there.Sony’sdecision to introduce its unique wearable speaker tothe U.S.market is based on its popularity overseas. “Sony continuestoput forth innovative audio products that provide additional options for consumers looking to enhance their home entertainment experiencewhile matching their lifestyle needs,” says Michiko Araki Kelley, Vice President, New Business and Corporate MarketingGroup, Sony Electronics North America.“For the consumer that wantsto take their movie watching or gaming experience to the next level or for that individualwho would like to hear their television content more clearly, the SRS-WS1 Immersive Wearable Speaker provides aunique personal sound experience. The sound from the loudspeakers surrounds the ears, providing a real-life experience that carriesthe userawayinto the world of films and games.Sony’s unique design features loudspeaker slots which, when combined with digital sound processing, create a sound field that surroundsthe user. The ducts on the lower part of the loudspeaker reduce excess resonance to keep sound quality clear. Equipped with specially developed 30mm-diameter,full-range loudspeakers on both sides, the small vibration board provides excellent high-register playback and can be placed on the shoulders for a compact yet powerful listening experience. The loudspeaker creates vibrations in the air that delivera powerful sensory experience; every explosion, every jump, every shot has a more realistic feedback. The vibration intensity can also be adjusted to three different levels: High, Medium and Low. In order to ensure high-quality transmission of the audio signals, the WS1 loudspeaker leverages 2.4 GHz RF wireless technologyfor low latency and a more responsive listening experience.
In situations or locations where a user needsto be mindful of neighbors, roommates or family members, the loudspeaker keeps its intensity and provides high-quality sound even at low volumes. As the sound is centered around the wearer, rather thanprojected from a distance, the user isfree to move around withoutany degradation in sound clarity and volume. Additionally, the unique design of the WS1 loudspeaker does not isolate the user completely from their surroundings, allowing them to experience high-quality personalized sounds while still being connectedto their environment. Without the need to use headphones, WS1 users can free their ears and avoid discomfort whilebinge watching their favorite movies late into the night.
The WS1 loudspeaker comes with a wireless transmitter that can be easily connected to a television using an optical cable or audio cable. Up to two WS1 loudspeakers can be connected to a single transmitter, enabling family or friends to share the listening experience.Users can also connect to the audio ports of mobile devices,such as smartphones or handheld gaming consoles,to enjoy videos and music using the supplied cable. To charge the device, users simply place the product on the charging stand. One charge takes approximately three hours and provides a maximum continuous usage time of up to seven hours.
The new WS1 luodspeaker will be available in the U.S. starting in December 2019 with a suggested retail price of $299.99. Sony Electronics will offer a special introductory price of $249.99 on all orders of the WS1 from November 18, 2019 to December 1, 2019. It can be pre-ordereddirectly at https://direct.sony.com/WS1
For more information on the SRS-WS1 Immersive Wearable Speaker, please visit www.sony.com/WS1