Audio of Things: The Convergence of Audio Hardware and Software in Everyday Things

​​​​​​​​Consumer manufacturers are seizing on new revenue opportunities by integrating audio into products that otherwise didn’t have sound capabilities. Recent advancements in audio technology allow sound-producing components to not only be embedded into smaller form factors, but also used to improve two-way communication capabilities in products such as helmets and medical equipment. From showerheads and couches to mobile phones and laptops, this keynote from Johnny Williams, Vice President and General Manager at HARMAN Embedded Audio, delves into the Audio of Things.