OSM Group Develops And Produces Solar Charging Speaker for Urbanista

Urbanista is introducing the ‘Malibu’ self-charging speaker, developed by OSM Group. The speaker has the ability to play music endlessly whenever exposed to indoor or outdoor light with Powerfoyle™ technology.

Three Swedish companies join forces to contribute to a more environmentally sustainable world through the launch of an innovative new speaker – Malibu. Crafted from recycled plastics and materials, this speaker represents a harmonious collaboration between Urbanista, Exeger and OSM Group. Notably, it harnesses the cutting-edge technology of Exeger’s Powerfoyle, which draws power from both indoor and outdoor light sources. This ensures that the speaker remains powered up while minimizing its environmental impact.

Designed to resonate with eco-conscious consumers, the speaker encapsulates the ethos of sustainable living. Whether you’re at home or on the go, it promises to be your ultimate companion for responsible sound enjoyment. Moreover, its robust design offers waterproof capabilities and protection against sand, dust, and dirt, making it an ideal companion for all types of adventures.

In a world where environmental concerns are paramount, these Swedish companies are making a bold statement by creating a product that not only delivers high-quality audio but also helps reduce our carbon footprint. This innovative collaboration serves as a testament to the power of technology and sustainable practices working in harmony to create a greener future.

“So happy to be part of this cool and innovative release from Urbanista! Where great portable sound meet great design, ruggedness, and endless hours of music listening. Using Exeger’s Powerfoyle, powered by both indoor and outdoor light. If you treat this wireless speaker right, you probably never have to charge it,” says Daniel Rossing, Director Business Development & Sales Account Management, OSM Group.

By using the companion app it gives you deep customisation options such as fully customizable EQ band, so you can adjust the speaker’s audio to meet your taste. The app also helps you keep track of the speaker’s live light-charging and historical data to make the most out of your playtime.

Malibu speaker comes with a full day battery reserve, making sure you will never run out of charge, no matter the lighting conditions. Putting you in complete control of your audio experience, with Malibu you can effortlessly take charge of your audio with the speaker’s intuitive control buttons or connect up to two devices together with the Stereo Link function for a true stereo experience.

“We have been excited to continue to progress and innovate the audio market with brand new applications of the latest in solar cell technology. We knew as soon as we launched our self-charging headphones, Los Angeles, that we would be striving to apply this innovative technology to create a new way of consuming audio, to other product applications for our customers. We continue to push the pace and boundaries of innovation as this is our third light powered product launch in three years. To bring yet another world’s first product with Powerfoyle™ technology to market is something we are very proud of and we are excited to see the adventure people go on with Urbanista Malibu,” says Tuomas Lonka, Brand and Marketing Director at Urbanista.

*provided speaker is exposed to correct levels of sun/light


Urbanista was born in 2010 in Stockholm, Sweden out of love for cities and urban life.
Our products are rooted in Scandinavian design tradition and inspired by music, arts, fashion and urban culture.
We believe that lifestyle audio products should not only sound great, but also look good.
Today, our products are available in over 90 countries, and sold in 30,000 stores worldwide.

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OSM Group is Swedish global Product Development and Manufacturing Company, focused on complex consumer electronics, industrial products and engineered soft goods. Commitment to sustainability is ingrained in our product creation process, we recently redefined our company vision in 2022 to formally prioritize sustainability. Our vision is to delight customers with great sustainable products.

We have more than 1,000 employees, worldwide with factories in Dongguan & Huizhou, , China, and Clark in the Philippines. We have our headquarter in Hong Kong, with R&D in Stockholm, Huizhou & Dongguan. Collaboratively joining forces with our clients, we hold a firm conviction that we can contribute to a better and more sustainable world. This belief is underpinned by our commitment to recycling and incorporating natural materials, fostering a positive environmental impact.

Operating as an Original Design Manufacturer (ODM), our expansive in-house manufacturing space spans approximately 28,000 square meters. We extend an invitation to our customers and would be collaborators to work with us, empowering you to envision, design, develop, and manufacture your products while minimizing the depletion of valuable resources

Benefiting from a team of highly skilled experts, we forge collaborations with some of the globe’s largest enterprises. This partnership entails the production of an extensive array of items, ranging from backpacks to fitness-focused weighted vests, and laptop cases, to electronic products such as headphones and hearing protection and speakers. Our proficiency extends beyond production – we’re here to transform your ideas into tangible realities.