|"The problem is that the current standard audio specifications for headphones and loudspeakers are almost useless in terms of indicating how good or bad they sound." —Sean Olive
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In terms of home loudspeakers, the trend is smaller size, fewer number of loudspeakers, and wireless. Sound Bars and small, powered wireless speakers are what consumers currently want in their homes. The current challenge for engineering is to build high quality systems with these features but still deliver good sound for prices that consumes will pay. The fact that more consumers are expecting a high quality (and branded) audio system in their automobiles suggests that the desire to have good audio is not dead.
What do you think the future holds for audio and sound quality?