SoundFun provides a speaker for people with presbycusis. The company offers Mirai Speaker, a speaker designed to take sound inputs and replay them at frequency and intensity. It aims to be easily perceived by people with presbycusis, or age-related hearing loss. It was founded in 2013 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
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Latest SoundFun News
Nov 8, 2023
Soundfun You’re not imagining it: dialogue quality for movies and TV shows has been deteriorating due to how our favorite streaming services handle compression. And while there’s no universal fix on the horizon, there is a new tool that might help restore some of the lost details. Japan’s Soundfun has released its newest Mirai Speaker, a $300 soundbar that leverages unique curved speaker diaphragms for clearer audio dialogue without pushing volume levels through the roof. You’ll be able to order the soundbar via Soundfun’s website or Amazon later in November. 1. Can’t hear your TV show’s dialogue? 2. Maybe a Mirai Speaker will help. 3. And then you’ll be happy. Right? Though the Mirai Speaker is Soundfun’s first stereo soundbar, it’s not its first dialogue-enhancing, curved-speaker product. It debuted its technology via an Indiegogo campaign in 2022, using a much smaller, mono-only speaker that only worked with TVs that had an analog output like a headphone jack. We could only find one published review , which was decidedly mixed in its appraisal of the first Mirai effort. Soundfun The new Mirai Speaker changes up the original formula by positioning the curved speakers sideways instead of vertically. It also gets a much-needed optical input to go along with its analog input. Recommended Videos The principle at play, however, remains unchanged. The curved diaphragms are intended to clarify spoken content for those who have hearing difficulties, while also spreading sound more efficiently across a wide and deep space so that everyone in the room can hear clearly. Soundfun The included remote gives a strong clue as to who the Mirai is primarily aimed at. With just three buttons — volume up/down, and mute — the simplified layout will appeal to an older demographic that just wants to hear their TV shows and movies clearly. Related
SoundFun Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
When was SoundFun founded?
SoundFun was founded in 2013.
Where is SoundFun's headquarters?
SoundFun's headquarters is located at Cosmos Asakusabashi Sakai Bldg., 4F, Tokyo.
What is SoundFun's latest funding round?
SoundFun's latest funding round is Series D.
How much did SoundFun raise?
SoundFun raised a total of $12.11M.
Who are the investors of SoundFun?
Investors of SoundFun include Nippon TV, KSP, SPOTLIGHT, Japan Post Capital, Toppan Printing and 7 more.