Advancements in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi have increased the scope of wireless communications. Bluetooth technology is now expanding from traditional smartphones and headset scenarios to more advanced devices such as tablets.
In a significant development to make tablets and Bluetooth-enabled smartphones more functional than ever before, iHome, which develops audio technology and products, announced the availability of new Executive Work Station, the iDM5.
With iDM5, iHome converts smartphones and tablets multitasking devices. The device is a full sized, ergonomically angled QWERTY keyboard speaker system that allows users to type on their tablet or smartphone, while simultaneously streaming their favorite music, all via a wireless Bluetooth connection.
The Executive Work Station also features built-in mic that allows them to use the unit as a speakerphone for video conferencing. Users may also play music from any audio device through the universal 3.5mm aux line-in jack.
The compact footprint of iDM5 comes with built-in speakers, a microphone, and two USB ports for charging multiple devices simultaneously. With its compact design, the iDM5 offers a space-saving Bluetooth-enabled desktop solution that delivers office quality accessibility wherever you choose to work.
"In addition to using their tablets and smartphones for entertainment purposes, people are relying on them to perform more intricate office tasks as well," said Evan Stein, director of Marketing, iHome, in a statement. "Whether video conferencing, typing up reports, making calls or streaming music, the iDM5 is the perfect product for the multi-tasker."
The iDM5 Executive Work Station is a 2012 CE Innovations Honoree, company officials said.
Marking the beginning of Bluetooth wave in tablets, Apple (News - Alert) recently launched the new iPad which is touted as the world’s first Bluetooth Smart Ready tablet. The new iPad incorporates Bluetooth v4.0 and low-energy technology and gives any Bluetooth device the ability to connect, share and distribute information in real time.
Edited by Juliana Kenny