LAS VEGAS--Verisonix's e-Speaker appears to contain technology so advanced it looks like magic. The speaker consists of two flat rectangular objects covered in a black material that are not only really thin and flexible, but emit a crisp sound comparable with larger speakers.
The secret apparently lies with electrets--a sheet of metal that has electrostatic qualities similar to a magnet and serves as the diaphragm. This is unlike a normal electrostatic speaker, which uses graphite as the diaphragm.
The main advantage of this technology is its very low power consumption. How low? As low as 0.1W. … Read more