updated 10:55 am EST, Wed February 24, 2010
QWERTY keyboard/mouse combo has up to 50m range
MSI announced that it will begin selling the MSI Air Keyboard, a wireless keyboard for home theater PCs. The Air Keyboard was first introduced last summer by Cideko and will be co-branded when MSI introduces it in Germany. The mini QWERTY keyboard measures 14.2 × 8.8 × 3.3 inches (WxDxH), and includes both gamepad and Wii-like gyroscopic sensors for cursor control. It connects connects via USB port with an included RF dongle. Range is up to 50 meters.
Two AA batteries supply the power for the keyboard, providing up to 50 hours use. It is compatible with Windows (98SE or newer) and Mac OS X (10.2 and higher).
The Air Keyboard will be available in Germany in March, and will retail for 79 Euros (approx. $107). Neither company has yet announced plans for wider distribution. [via Electric Pig]