Flat panel speakers now cover full frequency ranges

Exciting new technology advance by NXT now makes it possible to achieve wide frequency range response without the need for auxiliary low-frequency subwoofers for augmentation, within a flat speaker design.


Latest NXT technology employs bending wave physics to achieve wide bandwidth from flat panel speakers

NXT plc, a provider of unique sound solutions, best known for its flat panel loudspeaker technology, announced the launch of its Balanced Mode Radiator (BMR) technology at a press event in Huntingdon this month.
BMR builds on NXT's expertize in bending wave physics by using a unique balancing technique, which allows flat panels to be used in wide bandwidth drive units. The panels, which can be either circular or rectangular, are mounted in a chassis much like a conventional drive unit. This similarity aids the manufacturing process, allowing BMR drive units to be built using conventional loudspeaker techniques.
While BMR's low frequency performance is equivalent to conventional drive units of the same size, the high frequency range is extended with the wide directivity characteristic of all NXT technologies. Increasing the bandwidth in this way means that the number of drivers required to cover a given frequency range can be reduced. As the technology is scalable, full range drivers are feasible, potentially eliminating any requirement for low frequency -specific loudspeakers.

BMR is suited to a broad range of applications, with the rectangular devices particularly suitable for slim line aesthetic designs. NXT Chief Technology Officer, Henry Azima, commented, "Ten years after the filing of the original Distributed Mode Loudspeaker (DML) patents, our development teams continue to invent and evolve our existing technologies. The latest NXT technology is a result of our commitment to inventiveness and underlines our expertise in the field of bending wave physics."

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About NXT

NXT's commitment to inventiveness in sound and touch has enabled it to deliver new technologies to its partners that can today be found in audio systems, TVs, PCs and laptops, mobile phones, PA systems, cars, aircraft and in public buildings and facilities around the world. With its unique portfolio of patented technologies and unparalleled expertise in the field of bending wave physics, NXT can help its partners create, develop and market innovative sound solutions that offer sustainable differentiation.

NXT is fully listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol NTX) and has operations in Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and the USA as well as a Technology Center in Huntingdon, UK. Further information is available from www.nxtsound.com

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