Dio: A Home Audio System That’s Private AND Smart

“Smart home” and “smart speakers” have become big buzzwords nowadays, but what do they really mean? They’ve become synonymous with voice assistants and 5G-internet. However, when it comes to setting up a home audio system that you can control at your fingertips, you really don’t need either. In fact, I’ll posit that having a microphone-free, completely network secure audio system is the smartest of all. So at Dio, we made privacy and security our focus by making speakers that require neither voice assistants nor the internet. How did we work this magic? Read on to find out!

Designing for Your Home: How We Made Dio Node Fit for You

We like to call ourselves the “simplest multi-room speakers out there”, but what does “simple” actually mean? Through my entrepreneurial journey with Dio, I’ve learned that when designing a product you need to think beyond just the features of the product to the overarching experience and context for the user. For Dio Node, being simple means easily fitting in to you home and lifestyle from the moment the box arrives at your door.

Dio Node: A Speaker That Does It All

This week marks just 6 weeks until we launch our Indiegogo campaign for Dio Node! As such, I thought I’d kick off our 6-week countdown by discussing my thoughts around multi-room audio and the need for a versatile listening experience. So many people have so many varying ways they use audio, and it gets more complex the more members you have in a household. So what exactly does versatility mean for us with the Dio Node? It means having the ability to truly just, well, listen. Listen the way you want to, where you want to, and with whomever you want to. Unlike other audio solutions on the market, Dio Node is a speaker that can really do everything, and here’s how.