Hone device lets users 'aim their audio' so it doesn't disturb other people in the room

Being voted the office DJ is not an easy gig by any means. Good tunes throughout the day can either make or break the stream of productivity for employees, but its a skill to create a playlist that pleases a wide range of musical preferences. Simultaneously, wearing headphones cancels out the potential for collaboration and our consciousness of the people around us.

Hone is a portable, compact speaker that delivers isolated sound for one specific person. The parametric sound technology operates as an audio spotlight rather than amplifying sound throughout an entire room or home. The appliance allows jazz, pop and rock to play simultaneously without disturbing the peace of other listeners.

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