Students create Bluetooth hub

Greg Zakharov, a fourth-year accounting student at Carleton, has developed an accessory that enables users to connect mobile devices to multiple Bluetooth speakers at once to improve surround sound quality. Along with his associate, Thomas Keating, a fourth-year information systems student who Zakharov met in class, the pair has started Vostok-Air, a company that produces and sells the “Hu.B” device. After receiving a second Bluetooth speaker from his brother for Christmas three years ago, Zakharov said he had an idea: why not place both speakers on either side of the room and enjoy a surround sound experience? “Couldn’t do it. Bluetooth doesn’t allow you to do that,” he said. Forgetting about the issue for a couple of years before starting […]

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