Welcome!

News Feed Item

Fugoo Bluetooth Speaker Line Takes Active Lifestyles Up a Notch with Go Anywhere Audio

Fugoo today debuts its new Bluetooth wireless speaker line for active music lovers. The new Fugoo speakers combine cutting-edge design and technology to deliver high-fidelity 360 degree audio in stylish, portable and extremely durable designs.

The new Fugoo Bluetooth wireless speaker line will be shown for the first time tonight at Pepcom’s Digital Experience! media event, which previews some of the hottest gadgets and technologies at this year’s 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. It will also be on display tomorrow, Jan. 7 at the Showstoppers media event.

The Fugoo speakers use a unique “Core + Jacket” design that pairs advanced audio technology housed in a robust “core” with an interchangeable outer “jacket”. The models that are currently available are “Fugoo Style,” “Fugoo Sport,” and “Fugoo Tough,” and additional jackets will be released later this year. The easily-swappable jackets are interchangeable, so customers can update their speaker with a new jacket to keep it looking new or to adapt it to their environment.

“It’s simple really. We looked at everything out there and knew we could do better. Our Fugoo Speakers will go anywhere, play hard, and let you experience your music wherever life takes you,” said Gary Elsasser, CEO, Fugoo.

360 Degree Sound

Fugoo speakers deliver full-range 360 degree audio, even in a portable speaker. With two tweeters, two mid/woofers, and two passive radiators, the new Fugoo line delivers stellar audio. These six drivers are strategically placed on all four sides, so the Fugoo speakers deliver rich, full bass, solid midrange and crisp, distinct highs. The speakers’ upward tilt projects music toward listeners’ ears, allowing everyone to hear the music perfectly. The exceptionally crisp and clear audio reaches up to 95 decibels SPL-A at 0.5 meters and has a full range frequency response of 60Hz-20KHz.

Fugoo delivers the latest audio advances to dynamically adjust the bass, mid-range and highs to provide optimum sound quality for every volume and environment. Plus, unlike most other Bluetooth wireless speakers, Fugoo keeps the signal completely digital all the way through the amplifier, so there is no interference from cell phones or other radio sources to spoil the beautiful audio reproduction.

All Fugoo speakers are full-duplex capable and can be used as a speakerphone. Sound is clear with the omni-directional microphone with echo cancellation and background noise reduction.

Stylish Design Meets Durability

The Fugoo speakers’ “Core + Jacket” design not only makes the speaker look great, it enhances the durability and sound quality. The new speakers use specially reinforced case materials that are integrated with co-molded seals and shock absorbers to protect internal technology and deliver first-rate reliability. The resilient end caps absorb impact on all eight corners, so the speakers can endure life’s bumps and drops. The co-molded seals create an airtight design that enhances audio quality while also protecting the speaker from the elements such as water (up to 3 feet), snow, dust, sand and anything else that it comes up against(1). Dirty speakers can even be safely rinsed off. As a result, Fugoo speakers can be enjoyed virtually anywhere – mountain-biking, paddle-boarding, hiking, by the pool, or on the job site.

All Fugoo speakers feature a distinctive, ergonomic shape that fits nicely in one hand, with no hard or sharp edges. Weighing just 15.6 to 18.3 ounces, all models are lightweight(2) portable, and music can be streamed from any Bluetooth- or headphone jack-equipped smartphone, tablet, MP3 player or PC.

Accessorize It

Fugoo’s useful accessories make the speakers easy to enjoy even in the most unlikely places. With the bike mount, strap mount and multi-mount accessories, the Sport and Tough versions can be attached to nearly anything – from a bar on a bike, boat or kayak, to the nearest tree, basketball pole or backpack.

The unique Wearable Bluetooth Smart Remote Control pairs with the speakers for control from a distance. The remote is fully waterproof and can be strapped to a wrist or worn as a lanyard so music can be controlled from the middle of the pool without getting their phone or tablet wet or too hot. Flip the wireless remote over to find a handy bottle opener. The remote can also interact with Apple Siri and Android Google Now voice control services to call someone or check the latest sports scores.

Up to 40-hours of Battery Life

Customers will enjoy music for days – even weeks, depending on daily usage – without having to recharge. The Fugoo Bluetooth speaker line has an unprecedented 40-hours of battery life(3). The speakers fully charge in only 3.5 hours via a micro-USB charger that can also fast-charge other high-end electronics devices like tablets.

Price and Availability

The Fugoo Bluetooth speaker line will be available this month at www.fugoo.com at prices starting from $199.99.

About Fugoo

Fugoo has a long history in product and software design for lifestyle and technology companies. Fugoo has now taken this expertise and applied it to its first product line: the Fugoo Bluetooth wireless speakers. The company is based in Irvine, Calif. More information can be found at www.fugoo.com.

© 2014 Fugoo Corp. All rights reserved. Fugoo and the Fugoo logo are registered trademarks of Fugoo Corp. Other trademarks, registered trademarks, and/or service marks, indicated or otherwise, are the property of their respective owners. All offers subject to change without notice or obligation and may not be available through all sales channels. Prices listed are manufacturer suggested retail prices and may vary by location

1.) Water and dust proof for a industry-leading IP67 Incursion Protection rating

2.) Weights and measurements vary slightly for the three cases. See Fugoo.com for complete dimensions.

3.) Battery life varies depending on usage scenarios. All batteries’ maximum capacity diminishes with time and use.

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
Traditional on-premises data centers have long been the domain of modern data platforms like Apache Hadoop, meaning companies who build their business on public cloud were challenged to run Big Data processing and analytics at scale. But recent advancements in Hadoop performance, security, and most importantly cloud-native integrations, are giving organizations the ability to truly gain value from all their data. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, David Tishgart, Director of Product Marketing ...
SYS-CON Events announced today Telecom Reseller has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Telecom Reseller reports on Unified Communications, UCaaS, BPaaS for enterprise and SMBs. They report extensively on both customer premises based solutions such as IP-PBX as well as cloud based and hosted platforms.
As the world moves toward more DevOps and Microservices, application deployment to the cloud ought to become a lot simpler. The Microservices architecture, which is the basis of many new age distributed systems such as OpenStack, NetFlix and so on, is at the heart of Cloud Foundry - a complete developer-oriented Platform as a Service (PaaS) that is IaaS agnostic and supports vCloud, OpenStack and AWS. Serverless computing is revolutionizing computing. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Raghav...
Aspose.Total for .NET is the most complete package of all file format APIs for .NET as offered by Aspose. It empowers developers to create, edit, render, print and convert between a wide range of popular document formats within any .NET, C#, ASP.NET and VB.NET applications. Aspose compiles all .NET APIs on a daily basis to ensure that it contains the most up to date versions of each of Aspose .NET APIs. If a new .NET API or a new version of existing APIs is released during the subscription peri...
SYS-CON Events announced today that StarNet Communications will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. StarNet Communications’ FastX is the industry first cloud-based remote X Windows emulator. Using standard Web browsers (FireFox, Chrome, Safari, etc.) users from around the world gain highly secure access to applications and data hosted on Linux-based servers in a central data center. ...
Smart Cities are here to stay, but for their promise to be delivered, the data they produce must not be put in new siloes. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mathias Herberts, Co-founder and CTO of Cityzen Data, will deep dive into best practices that will ensure a successful smart city journey.
DevOps at Cloud Expo, taking place Nov 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 19th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long dev...
The 19th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo, to be held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, brings together Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, Digital Transformation, Microservices and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding business opportuni...
StarNet Communications Corp has announced the addition of three Secure Remote Desktop modules to its flagship X-Win32 PC X server. The new modules enable X-Win32 to safely tunnel the remote desktops from Linux and Unix servers to the user’s PC over encrypted SSH. Traditionally, users of PC X servers deploy the XDMCP protocol to display remote desktop environments such as the Gnome and KDE desktops on Linux servers and the CDE environment on Solaris Unix machines. XDMCP is used primarily on comp...
There is growing need for data-driven applications and the need for digital platforms to build these apps. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Muddu Sudhakar, VP and GM of Security & IoT at Splunk, will cover different PaaS solutions and Big Data platforms that are available to build applications. In addition, AI and machine learning are creating new requirements that developers need in the building of next-gen apps. The next-generation digital platforms have some of the past platform needs a...
DevOps at Cloud Expo – being held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA – announces that its Call for Papers is open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the world's largest enterprises – and delivering real results. Am...
Using new techniques of information modeling, indexing, and processing, new cloud-based systems can support cloud-based workloads previously not possible for high-throughput insurance, banking, and case-based applications. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, John Newton, CTO, Founder and Chairman of Alfresco, described how to scale cloud-based content management repositories to store, manage, and retrieve billions of documents and related information with fast and linear scalability. He addres...
Fact: storage performance problems have only gotten more complicated, as applications not only have become largely virtualized, but also have moved to cloud-based infrastructures. Storage performance in virtualized environments isn’t just about IOPS anymore. Instead, you need to guarantee performance for individual VMs, helping applications maintain performance as the number of VMs continues to go up in real time. In his session at Cloud Expo, Dhiraj Sehgal, Product and Marketing at Tintri, wil...
Enterprises have forever faced challenges surrounding the sharing of their intellectual property. Emerging cloud adoption has made it more compelling for enterprises to digitize their content, making them available over a wide variety of devices across the Internet. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Santosh Ahuja, Director of Architecture at Impiger Technologies, will introduce various mechanisms provided by cloud service providers today to manage and share digital content in a secure manner....
SYS-CON Events announced today that eCube Systems, a leading provider of middleware modernization, integration, and management solutions, will exhibit at @DevOpsSummit at 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. eCube Systems offers a family of middleware evolution products and services that maximize return on technology investment by leveraging existing technical equity to meet evolving business needs. ...