Antec Enters the Home Audio Business with SoundScience rockus 3D | 2.1 Speaker System

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3D TV is all the rage right now but what about 3D sound? That’s where Antec’s new SoundScience ruckus 3D/2.1 speaker system comes in. The rockus™ 3D | 2.1 speaker system

creates a personal home theater experience that brings the power and realism of 3D audio together with the clarity and accuracy of high-fidelity music.  3Dsst™, soundscience’s 3D technology, actively analyzes incoming stereo audio signals and intelligently places them into a 3D sound field. The results are a personal theater experience with realistic, immersive 3D sound for your movies and games from 2.1 speakers – whether it’s the impact of an explosion, the snap of a baseball whizzing by a player’s face, or the thunder and fury of a videogame gunfight. The rockus also features a dedicated music mode optimized for superb stereo sound reproduction, letting you hear your music with deep, visceral sub-bass and spacious crisp, mids and highs. soundscience puts 3D cinematic sound and high-fidelity music in its place: Your room.

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The anodized aluminum satellite speakers have a great, contemporary look and are designed to “reduce vibration and minimize distortion”. The result is a “clear mid and high-range sound”. In addition, “the 3D-tuned drives deliver audio optimized for the 3Dsst technology”. All this promises to add up to a great sounding speaker system with a small footprint that can fit into any space.

The speakers are available at: Amazon.com, Newegg.com and Antec’s Online store for an MSRP of $249.99.

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Dan Cohen
Having a father who was heavily involved in early laser and fiber-optical research, Dan grew up surrounded by technology and gadgets. Dan’s father brought home one of the very first video games when he was young and Dan remembers seeing a “pre-release” touchtone phone. (When he asked his father what the “#” and “*” buttons were his dad said, “Some day, far in the future, we’ll have some use for them.”) Technology seemed to be in Dan’s blood but at some point he took a different path and ended up in the clergy. His passion for technology and gadgets never left him. Dan is married to Raina Goldberg who is also an avid user of Apple products. They live in New Jersey with their golden doodle Nava.