Google quietly buys UK startup Redux that turns surfaces into speakers

Google has reportedly acquired a UK-based startup called Redux quietly. The startup worked on technology which transforms surfaces like smartphone displays into speakers. Redux has been working on technology which will eliminate the need for small speakers in mobile devices. This will free up space inside the device for bigger batteries and additional components. At least that’s what Redux mentioned on its website which is no longer available online. Alphabet-owned Google hasn’t confirmed precisely when it acquired Redux and for how much. However, UK regulatory filings reveal that the shares of Redux holding company NVF Tech LTD. were transferred to the United States last month.A spokesperson for Google declined to comment on the purchase price for Redux when contacted by Bloomberg. The company has said absolutely nothing about this acquisition.It’s not hard to see why Google might be interested in this technology. The company is serious about competing in the hardware space, has been for

Google quietly buys UK startup Redux that turns surfaces into speakers

Redux developed technology that eliminated the need for small speakers in mobile phones

Thu 11 Jan 18 from The Independent

Google Bought a Company That Turns Displays Into Speakers

As they do from time to time, Google has acquired another technology startup. This time, it’s a British company called Redux that’s figured out, after twenty years, how to turn screens ...

Sat 13 Jan 18 from Geek.com

Google secretly acquires Cambridge startup company

The system by Cambridge-based Redux could eliminate the need for small speakers to be used in mobile phones. This would free up space for other components, such as larger batteries. ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Daily Mail

Google’s Latest Purchase Turns Phone Displays Into Speakers

Google has reportedly acquired a UK-based startup called Redux quietly. The startup worked on technology which transforms surfaces like smartphone displays into speakers. Redux has been working ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Ubergizmo

Google acquired a UK startup that turns mobile screens into speakers

While Google’s $1.1 billion buyout of HTC’s Pixel team brought plenty of headlines, it seems the search giant made another, smaller acquisition last year that flew under the radar. ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Techspot

Google acquired Redux, a U.K. startup focused on audio and haptics

 Alphabet, the umbrella corporation of Google, Inc. etc., has quietly acquired a UK-based startup called Redux, reports Bloomberg. Redux was founded in 2013 out of Cambridge, and built ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from TechCrunch

Google bought a UK startup that turns screens into speakers

Over the past year, Google has demonstrated its desire to step up its hardware game. The company bought HTC's Pixel team for $1.1 billion, designed its own imaging chip for the ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Engadget

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