ECOXBT Bluetooth Speaker | US$199.95 | www.ecoxgear.com
in the quest for music enjoyment, mankind has realized that there’s a need to bring our favorite tunes everywhere. so we progresses from boombox to walkman and more recently, to Bluetooth speakers. natural progression but not without its limitations. lugging around your cute little BT speakers inevitably expose it to the elements that could terminate its life prematurely. that’s where built-tough BT speakers such as this ECOXBT Bluetooth Speaker comes in. the ECOXBT sports a rugged construction and is waterproof to IPX7 standard. other features include 2-inch full range stereo speakers, a built-in microphone for calls, top panel control buttons and LED indicators, stainless steel speaker grill cover, and a built-in 10-hour lithium rechargeable battery. though ECOXGEAR did not specify how waterproof it is but a search on the IPX7 standard shows that it should be capable of immersion of up to 1m (3 feet) for up to 30 minutes but then again, i guess the ECOXBT doesn’t need to worry about that part as it is designed to float. perfect for making conference calls while you are doing your white water rafting. no word on its availability and as for the price, it will cost around $100 when it becomes available. check out few more images after the break.