All Press Releases for November 10, 2014

Kickstarter Staff Pick: Bheard Sound Pod

Acoustically optimized portable smartphone speaker

    NEW YORK, NY, November 10, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Bhold is excited to announce our crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for the Bheard Sound Pod, an acoustically optimized phone speaker with an original never-before-seen shape. We're proud to share that the design has been selected as a Kickstarter Staff Pick.

The Bheard Sound Pod amplifies and improves the sound from your phone speakers. The sound pod enhances the highs, mids and lows of your audio to deliver richer, more balanced sound. Use it to amp up your music when hosting friends, when you're cooking or when you're taking a shower. Or, take a phone or video call with it as the sound pod works as an excellent speakerphone as well.

The sound pod's been acoustically optimized through many versions, 37 versions in 6 weeks, through Bhold Labs, a rapid prototyping and beta testing program using 3D printing. This ensures that the final version is more usable and thoughtfully designed for you.

Bhold is the first to introduce the concept of rigorous "beta testing" for physical products to create better design, an entirely new way to use 3D printing. The program is called Bhold Labs.

Here are a series of fun demo videos to show it in action:
Comparison with hand speaker
Hand -
Pringles Can -
Toilet Paper Roll -

Full demo playlist is here:

The last day of the campaign is November 20, 2014. The Kickstarter can be found at

Bhold ( is a design house founded in Soho, NYC, in 2013 by former Googler and MIT and Stanford grad Susan Taing. Bhold's goal is to improve design with technology and uses rapid prototyping as part of their design process to create clever, functional and thoughtful products that make your life easier. Since launch, Bhold has seen significant momentum in both the maker and design industries: one of 100 makers nationwide invited to the White House for their first ever Maker Faire as hosted by President Obama himself, Editor's Choice award by MAKE, Designer-in-Residence at the Museum of Arts and Design in NYC, feature in the Product Design Showcase at 3D Printshow New York, featured booth at WantedDesign as part of Design Week in NYC.

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