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KYOCERA CORP.: Piezo-Film Speaker

September 5, 2013
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This company has developed an ultra-thin, lightweight audio device. The Smart Sonic® Sound product is reportedly based on the company’s fine ceramic technology and uses a piezoelectric actuator combined with a special film to create a piezo-film speaker.

The product can reportedly not only contribute to making digital devices even thinner—such as flat-screen TVs, PCs and tablets—but it can also enhance audio quality. The piezo-actuator audio technology is reportedly being used in a flat-screen television for the first time by LG Electronics Inc. in its new 55-in., curved-screen OLED TV.

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