iPort™ makes sharing iPod® metadata more than just a remote possibility.
AMX and Crestron Software Modules Now Available for iPort Music Systems
INDIANAPOLIS, September 9, 2005 – iPort™, maker of the first in-wall iPod® music system, announces the development of software modules that allow for complete iPod control with two leading control systems, AMX and Crestron®. Allowing users with RS-232 enabled iPorts to display and manage the iPod’s metadata (song, artist, album, playlist, etc.) on any compatible touchscreen, the modules will be available at no charge to authorized iPort dealers through the company’s web site.
“With these modules, iPort takes another major step forward as the leader in multi-room iPod integration,” said Peter Brown, iPort’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “AMX and Crestron are just the beginning. iPort is committed to standard protocols so our products can interface with the widest assortment of control systems. We’ll develop modules with other control companies in the very near future.”
According to Brown, having two-way RS-232 control gives the user has the same experience they would have if they were looking at their iPod, only they can control the iPod from anywhere in the house without needing to leave their favorite listening chair.
All iPort music system models that are enabled for two-way communications work with these new modules. Installers can customize the modules to suit specific client needs and preferences.
iPort, maker of the first in-wall music system for iPod, provides freedom from the constraints of headphones. iPort makes it possible to easily share music and photos through any home stereo or entertainment system. Using innovative technology and unique design iPort is committed to producing products that are stylish, inventive, and as simple to use as the iPod.
iPort is the innovation of Scott Struthers, co-founder of Sonance, developer of the first high fidelity in-wall speaker, and a founding member of CEDIA.
For more information, contact iPort at 212 Avenida Fabricante, San Clemente, CA 92672, call 949-492-7777, or go to www.iportmusic.com.
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