Within the realm of resistive acoustic venting, no product exists today that can meet IP64 standards without robust housing designs to block and manage water exposure. Gore has designed products that maximize dust and spray protection at your desired acoustic performance level, providing improved protection levels and improved design success for IP64 standards.
Most consumers (75%) believe smartphone manufacturers should make all their smartphones water resistant (strongly agree 38%, somewhat agree 37%) The survey also found an emotional connection between the phone brand and water protection.
Gore research shows that water incidents with smartphones is common (42% in the last year) and when incidents occur most consumers (81%) have a bad outcome (35% malfunction, 46% inoperable). This translates to 34% of households having a negative experience with their smartphones in the last year and 19% having to replace their smartphone.