Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Belkin intros TuneCast with iPhone 3.0 app

updated 11:05 am EDT, Thu June 4, 2009

Belkin TuneCast Auto Live

Belkin on Thursday became one of the first hardware accessory makers to take advantage of iPhone OS 3.0's support for third-party peripherals. When it ships, the new TuneCast Auto Live will have an iPhone app to let owners pick a clear FM channel for broadcasting the audio from an iPhone or iPod touch to a car's sound system; previous add-ons have had to include their own hardware controls. It will also exploit the iPhone's GPS to find the likeliest clear frequencies based on location.

Listeners should also have access to their own presets and the ability to rate the clarity of frequencies themselves, contributing to the overall accuracy of the recommendations for others.

The TuneCast Auto Live still works with the iPod classic and nano and has its own physical controls as a fallback for these devices. In hardware, it can automatically find a clear station itself and charge power through the car. Belkin ships the FM transmitter in the fall for $80 and will make the companion ClearScan Live iPhone app available for free in the App Store.







By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

IDrive cloud backup and sync service

There are a lot of cloud services out there, and nearly all of them can be used for backing up key files and folders. A few dedicated ...

Asus Chromebook C300

When Chromebooks hit the market back in 2011, consumers didn't know what to do with them. The low-cost laptops, powered by Google's Ch ...

Plantronics BackBeat Pro Bluetooth headphones

Looking for a pair of headphones that can do everything a user requires is a task that can take some study. Trying to decide on in-ear ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News