CES 2013: The NUU Splash Portable Speaker is Immune to Water and Dust Dylan Duarte January 10, 2013 Press Release 0 Flares 0 Flares × It's an indisputable fact that kids these days love their beats and their tunes and their dubsteps, so it's no surprise that we're seeing a lot of portable speakers debut at CES 2013. The latest comes from NUU, who's unveiled Splash, their new waterproof wireless speaker. Splash is manufactured with aircraft-grade aluminum and is made to withstand low pressure water jets and dust. It's been awarded an IP rating of 55, IP ratings being the international standard to measure the degree of protection against solids and liquids. Like the other speakers coming out of CES, the Splash features a built-in microphone for speakerphone capabilities. It also features easy to access volume and track selection controls and two neodymium speaker drives for excellent sound. The NUU Splash is Bluetooth 2.0 compatible, the battery can support 10 hours of play, and it can be charged with a micro USB plug. It's currently available in a variety of colors for $99 through Amazon.com and goNUU.com. Full Press Release » Las Vegas, January 9, 2013 – NUU, dedicated to improving the functionality of mobile devices through innovative products, invites users to enjoy music without worries with Splash, the portable waterproof wireless speaker with integrated microphone for all Bluetooth devices, including iPhones, tablets, laptops and more. Designed to withstand everyday situations, NUU Splash is manufactured using aircraft-grade aluminum for lightweight toughness and is IP55 certified against dust and low pressure water jets for worry-free enjoyment. Awarded by the lnternational Electrotechnical Commission, IP ratings are the international standard to measure the degree of protection against solids and liquids. The NUU Splash features easy to access volume and track selection controls and doubles as a speakerphone with a built-in microphone, giving users the ability to answer and hold conference calls wherever they are. Equipped with two neodymium speaker drivers and a passive bass radiator, the Splash delivers crisp, clear and balanced sound for both music and voice. “NUU Splash gives users the ability to enjoy everyday life without the worries associated with water and dust,” said Danny Sit, CEO of NUU. “We designed the Splash to be tough enough for everyday use while still delivering the audio quality to satisfy even the most demanding connoisseur.” NUU Splash is Bluetooth 2.0 compatible with a rated battery life of 10 hours play or 240 hours stand by, has an auxiliary audio connector and can be charged using a micro USB plug. Available in green, blue, gray, red and black, the NUU Splash portable waterproof wireless speaker is currently available for $99 at Amazon.com and goNUU.com.