New Ruggedized ‘Life Jacket’ Bluetooth Portable Speaker by Altec Lansing Keeps the Music Playing – Even in Extreme Conditions

Published on Tuesday, 14th January 2014


Resists Water, Dirt & Shock; Features Washable Skin; Lasts Up to 16 Hours Per Charge



Featuring an IPX7 rating for durability as well as a heavy-duty, washable rubberized skin, the Life Jacket is waterproof, shock-resistant, and constructed to withstand dirt, sand and dust to be sure the music never stops – wherever you are. And at just 6" long, 2" high and one pound, you can take it just about anywhere.

No power? No worries: the powerful Lithium-ion battery ensures up to 16 hours of continuous playback on a single charge.A USB connector even turns the Life Jacket into a charger for any smartphone or device with or without AC power.

And – because it’s from Altec Lansing - the Life Jacket packs an audio punch with aptX® CD-quality audio and dual 2.5" Neodymium drivers with passive radiator.

"Whether you’re at a party, on the beach, off-roading or camping, you want to hear your music as it was meant to be heard: crisp and clear. Now the Life Jacket makes it possible," saidIke S. Franco, Managing Partner of Altec Lansing.

Bonus: pair the Life Jacket with any Apple®, AndroidTM or BlackBerry® phone, and it doubles as a speakerphone, with an onboard microphone for clear hands-free calls and spoken caller ID that makes it easy to accept, reject and terminate callswith voice commands. With a 30-foot signal range, the Life Jacket pairs easily and remembers up to eight devices, including any Bluetooth-enabled tablet or laptop, plusany other device with a built-in 3.5mm port.

The Life Jacket comes in seven colors and will be available at select retailersin Spring 2014. To learn more, visit