Smart Speakers and Alarm Clocks for Smartphones
Audio products company iHome is introducing its products to Android owners this month with the debut of its all-new SmartDesign product line. The Android line features a variety of speakers, alarm clocks and apps that will retail for less than $60.
Also, Sony is offering its new SmartWatch, a wearable device that extends the power of Android smartphones by sending timely and personal information from your smartphone to your wrist. (Read: SmartWatch that Makes Your Smartphone Smarter)
And by developing a low-energy-consumption GPS receiver, Seiko has been able to create a watch that can receive GPS signals and identify time zone, time and date data using the global network of GPS satellites. (Read: GPS Solar Watch That Understands Time Zones)
Now, the first products to be released from the new iHome SmartDesign line include:
iC50 Space Saver FM Stereo Alarm Clock Radio for Android Smartphones: a clock radio for Android owners. It features iHome’s patented SmartSlide dock so it fits and charges Android phones and most smartphones, and the free iHome Sleep app lets you wake and sleep to your favorite tunes. The iC50 is currently available for $59.99.
iC3 Portable Stand, Stereo Speaker and Charging Dock for Android Tablets and Smartphones: Built with Reson8 speaker chambers that deliver better clarity, depth and power in a small space, the portable speaker makes all your music, videos and games sound their best wherever you play them. The iC3 is currently available for $39.99.
iC16 Portable Alarm Clock Stereo Speaker with USB Charging for Android Smartphones: The iC16 is compact and light, making it a functional and easily transportable alarm clock for all Android smartphone owners. The iC16 will be available this summer for $59.99.
“The size of the worldwide Android audience and lack of current speaker options gives us a significant opportunity to introduce our products to a new group of consumers,” said Evan Stein, director of Marketing, iHome.