updated 09:25 am EST, Mon March 6, 2006
Keyspan TuneView system
Keyspan today announced its new TuneView system (remote, dock, and adapter) which users to control an iPod as well as Apple's iTunes software. Featuring an LCD screen and two-way RF connectivity, the TuneView Remote displays the contents of your music library. On display at CeBIT (Hall 25, Stand E62), it offers ability to play/pause, adjust volume and change tracks as well as view the contents of the iPod. The included dock features a powerful ARM7 processor and two-way radio, while the remote features a 2-way radio and color LCD screen. "Keyspan's TuneView technology enables information about your music to be transmitted from the iPod dock to the remote's LCD, allowing you to control the iPod as if it were in your hands."
The TuneView Dock is compatible with virtually all iPods using a series of dock adapters and includes a USB power adapter, USB cable, audio cable (3.5mm stereo to dual RCA) and three dock adapters. The TuneView USB adapter plugs into a USB port on a PC or Mac, while TuneView software is provided to manage the interaction between iTunes and the TuneView Remote. TuneView USB works with Windows 2000, Windows XP and Mac OS X. The system will ship in May for $100 (remote), $80 (dock), and $40 (adapter, summer release).