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Have you always wanted your speakers to be more beautiful, sounded unforgettable and easy to use? We have. There are thousands of wireless Bluetooth speakers out there polluting the market.  Most people have a couple of different Bluetooth speakers laying around.  We wanted to create something that is different that kept getting better over time. With Aura you can order custom artwork from select artists from Richmond, VA while listening to HI-Fi music streaming from your phone.

Link to product: Acoustas



Lava Lab’s Contribution

  • Design renderings into videos and images
  • Acoustic design and simulation using finite element analysis
  • Acoustic Measurements using RoomEQ and Sound Check
  • PCB Design and hardware testing
  • Final assembly of the acoustic enclosure, amplification board, batteries, and speakers

In the Development

The final product is the Aura Speaker. A fully wireless Hi-Fi speaker that streams music from an iPhone and Android devices alike using the latest Bluetooth 5.0 standard with the highest streaming quality available.  The resonator board on top is custom designed to radiate sound in all directions and add natural wood resonance to the acoustics.  The variety of woods chosen for the speaker are American Maple Ambrosia, Walnut and Babinga. Each one is handmade with meticulous attention to details.  The artwork is also handmade by Richmond, Virginia based visual artists including, Miles Hall, Shawn Yu, Juliana Phung, Travis Helmkamp and more. The speakers were exhibited at the Working Artists’ Lyceum in Richmond’s Scott’s Addition.