Swedish electronics home Teenage Engineering, finest recognized for its vary of beautifully designed audio products, is working with Nothing on its upcoming product releases. Nothing is the new consumer tech brand from ex-OnePlus exec Carl Pei. Pei says that Teenage Engineering is one among Nothing’s founding companions, and can drive the design aesthetic at his new firm.
Pei says that he’s already labored with Teenage Engineering to create a product roadmap “that’s distinctive and true to Nothing’s imaginative and prescient.” Nothing’s first product is a pair of wireless earbuds, due for launch this summer time. It’ll be curious to see what design cues they take from Teenage Engineering’s M-1 headphones.
Nothing says that Teenage Engineering’s co-founder and CEO Jesper Kouthoofd will function artistic lead and “visionary behind Nothing’s design world,” whereas Tom Howard, Teenage Engineering’s vice head of design, can be Nothing’s head of design. “After months of analysis and growth, we are actually in a spot the place I consider we may have one thing thrilling to point out to the world,” stated Kouthoofd.
As a reminder of the sorts of merchandise Teenage Engineering has put out over time, take a look at the OB-4, a radio/instrument/speaker hybrid which had an infinite looping tape inbuilt, letting you manually rewind something performed on the speaker. There was additionally its range of $89 mini synths with sounds from retro Capcom titles, or the modular synthesizers it launched the earlier yr.