This project began as an exploration of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in 2013. Looking into upcoming technologies allowed us to take a leap forward by designing something that was new and innovative.
Once we had a good sense of the new technologies surrounding wireless audio, motion capture, and automation, we defined three keywords we wanted to express in the product. Durability to ensure longevity and quality in materials. System to promote the idea that this product must fit into the user's lifestyle unobtrusively. Focus to deliver a product that will create a fluid and simple experience for the user.
Solto was born out of simplicity. What if your movement crafted the music in your environment? Imagine reading a novel in your great room, and turning the page would spark a subtle pluck of strings that blend into the soundtrack it is creating. It truly creates a soundtrack for your life.
Solto can be mounted to the wall and wired into your main power supply, just like a smoke detector or a thermostat. It also has a lithium-ion battery that can be easily removed from Solto and plugged directly into the wall to recharge.
Solto creates a bond between music and the rhythms of the day-to-day, creating a soundtrack for your life.