Newsletter registration

By using our website, you are agreeing to cookies being stored and Google Analytics being used on your device in order to offer the best possible service. You can find more information on thishere.
Austria.
Where Your Profits Grow Sky High.

EUR 12 million investment in loudspeaker startup USound in Graz

Startup Usound © Der Brutkasten

The technical details: compared with current loudspeakers, for example in smartphones or headphones, the USound loudspeaker is only half the size, consumes 80% less energy and features a sound quality which is twice as good. This added value also convinced the investment company eQventure based in Graz, which in turn also brought computer pioneer and top investor Hermann Hauser on board.

Production is commencing in Austria and Sweden

The funding has helped to double the current staff. In addition, it enables the smooth launch of series production which is just starting. The innovative loudspeaker is being manufactured by an Austrian, Swedish and American supplier with a plant in Austria. In the initial phase the first headsets containing USound loudspeakers will hit the market in the middle of the year. Corresponding contracts have already been concluded with customers.  

The second step will be to integrate the technology into smartphones. Negotiations on this are already underway.  

Source: Der Brutkasten

Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Twitter

Testimonials

Events

Meet us at events, seminars and trade shows - worldwide.

  • Meet us @ Plast/Ipack Ima

    29. - 30.05.2018, Milano, Italia

  • Austrian Economic Mission in Baltic States

    30.05.2018, Vilnius, Lithuania

Austria Map

Find the perfect location for your company

Vienna is the driving force for innovations in our company,
and one of the growth drivers.

Ottobock Austria

Logo
More testimonials

news from the business location Austria

In May Austria is THE startup hotspot

In their role as speakers, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, Angie Jones of Twitter and Microsoft AI expert Joseph Sirosh inspired an audience of 8,000 people attending the WeAreDevelopers Conference in Vienna in the middle of May.

Headquarters Cluster: New Impetus from Digitalization

Some 380 regional corporate headquarters are based in Austria. This is complemented by hundreds of Austrian companies which have emerged as global headquarters within the context of their internationalization. As a result, the Vienna metropolitan area ranks among the leading headquarters locations in Europe.

More news All blog posts