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September 16, 2007

Dutch Idol — Vladi Rapaport's remarkable humanoid 5.1 surround sound speaker system

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"For more personal relations with your music source," is how he puts it on his website.

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He notes, "A particularly good position is when it embraces the listener,"

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Gert Jonkers wrote as follows in today's New York Times T magazine supplement about this wonderfully strange device, made of leather, aluminum and audio electronics.

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Speaker Engagement

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Vladi Rapaport, 26, takes surround sound literally — he’s created a sound system the size and shape of a human being, complete with five speakers and a subwoofer.

‘‘A particularly good position is when it embraces the listener,’’ says Rapaport, who studies at the Utrecht School of Product Design in the Netherlands and is clearly not afraid of cuddling with anthropomorphic prototypes. ‘‘It makes you realize exactly what your relationship with sound is.’’
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Dimensions: "Human size — 163 cm."

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Price upon application: info@vladirapaport.nl

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