audio-technica will release their new portable speaker called bijoué on june 18, featuring a full range 28mm driver capable of producing a fine quality sound. it looks like a great speaker for traveling, available in six colors and can be run for 33 hours on two aaa batteries. you can pre-order now on for 2,434 yen. (~27 usd / 870 baht) and yes, i want one! though i am wondering if it is better than jbl.