One year after introducing the world to the first home audio system to incorporate digital power station (DPS) technology, iHome today announced new products for its highly acclaimed studio series line. Premiering at CES 2010, the new iP2 home audio system for iPhone/iPod and the iP49 portable rechargeable audio system with alarm clock & fm radio for iPhone/iPod are the next wave of innovative products to incorporate DPS technology, giving users new hardware options while maintaining the same high standard of audio quality set by the original studio series offering, the award-winning iP1.
Motorola announced an accessory for its popular VIP series of IPTV set tops that eliminates the hassle and expense of replacing batteries and helps consumers locate misplaced remote controls. The new rechargeable remote control and its base station are armed with RF (radio frequency) “find” functionality. A press of a switch on the base station triggers an audible tone and flashing light on all remote controls to help lead consumers to a missing unit.
ZVOX is pleased to announce the Z-Base 550, a complete home theater system built conveniently into a base platform for stand-mounted flat-panel TV sets. Based on several design innovations from ZVOX, the Z-Base 550 theater system sounds absolutely terrific - reproducing music and movie soundtracks with lifelike accuracy. But the entire system - speakers, amplifier, virtual surround technology and powered subwoofer - fits into a super-slim cabinet engineered to accommodate the heft of virtually any flat-panel TV.
Taking center stage here at the Consumer Electronics show Sony unveiled the Rolly entertainment player. Spawned from the Sony portable audio technology and artificial intelligence, along with the company’s design and entertainment legacy, this palm-sized, egg-shaped device provides a unique combination of music, motion and fun. “The Sony Rolly is the latest example of Sony’s expertise in entertainment and technology,” said Steve Haber, senior vice president of the Digital Imaging and Audio Division at Sony Electronics. “This isn’t just another gadget; the Rolly is a sophisticated piece of entertainment technology.” The Sony Rolly device will be available this spring, price is not mentioned by Sony.