RAHWAY, NJ, January 5, 2016 – The world’s best-selling digital speaker brand and emerging smart home innovator will unveil its most diverse product lineup in the company’s rich 60 year history at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Highlighting the 2016 lineup will be new products from iHome’s popular iHome Controlsmart home brand, as well as a new rugged portable speaker line called Weather Tough; gadgets for the home, Bluetooth speakers, mobile docking/charging stations, headphones and much more. Select offerings from the 2016 line-up include:
iHome Control Smart Home
iHome Control iSP8 SmartPlug With Remote Control & Power Monitoring
iHome’s first smart plug (iSP5) was unveiled at last year’s CES and was a top-seller in the category when it launched last summer. The new iSP8 features compatibility with iOS, Android, Nest, Wink and more. It allows users to control any connected device from home, or remotely. Turn on or off any small appliance such as fans, lights, and heaters remotely or at home via the free iHome Control app. The iSP8 also features power consumption monitoring of devices connected to the SmartPlug and works with an included remote control without using a smartphone or tablet. Expected MSRP: $49.99.
iBT37 Portable Waterproof Rechargeable Bluetooth Speaker with Speakerphone
From the new Weather Tough line of rugged, weather/water- and shock-resistant, versatile audio units, the iBT37 lets users bring the music anywhere. The wireless system streams digital audio from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Built-in mic and digital voice echo cancellation make speakerphone use a pleasure. Operates on internal rechargeable battery, charges via USB charging port (USB cable included). IP67-rated water and dust proof, shock resistant. Carry strap with carabiner clip included. Expected MSRP: $39.99.
iDL44 Lightning Dock Dual Alarm FM Stereo Clock Radio
A dual alarm clock FM radio for iPad, iPhone and iPod allows users to charge and play iOS devices as well as wake or sleep to them, or the built-in FM radio. The new Lightning Dock design allows extra space to fit most cases, including Apple’s new charging case. The Time Sync feature syncs the clock to an iPhone or iPad in moments. The iDL44 includes 6 FM presets, EQ controls and Reson8®speaker chambers for exceptional stereo sound, as well as a USB charging port to charge most mobile devices. Expected MSRP: $99.99.
iPL24 Dual Alarm FM Clock Radio
The iPL24 is a handsome, space-saving speaker unit featuring a Lightning connector to charge and play iPhones and iPods. New Lightning dock design offers extra flexibility to fit most cases, including Apple’s new charging case. Two alarms allows users to wake to their favorite iPhone or iPod tunes, or FM radio stations through a high fidelity driver in a specially designed Reson8® speaker chamber. Auto sync feature instantly sets clock to iPhone or iPod time. One amp USB port will charge most mobile devices and the aux-in jack connects almost any audio device equipped with a headphone jack. Expected MSRP: $69.99.
K5 Dual Charging Bluetooth Dual Alarm Clock Radio/Speakerphone
From the popular Kineta line featuring removable K-CELL batteries, this compact and space-saving unit has a Bluetooth-enabled wireless FM clock radio with built-in speakerphone an offers a pop-out removable battery pack to charge devices. Stream wireless digital audio from Bluetooth-enabled devices to Reson8® speakers for full, rich sound. Built-in mic, digital voice echo cancellation and answer and end controls make speakerphone use a breeze. Expected MSRP: $69.99.
Colorful Portable Bluetooth Audio
iBT682 Color Changing Rechargeable True Wireless Bluetooth Speakers with Speakerphone
Bring the party anywhere with the funky portable iBT682 Bluetooth stereo speaker with speakerphone. Stream music wirelessly from any Bluetooth-enabled device. True Wireless technology for real stereo sound imaging. Speakers can be used together or separately. Never miss a call with the built-in speakerphone. Compact speaker fits in the palm of a hand, yet offers surprisingly rich, detailed sound. Color changing mode for fun, fabulous color effects. Operates on internal rechargeable battery, charges via included micro USB to standard USB charging cable. Expected MSRP: $59.99
iB29 Wireless Bluetooth Metal Earbuds
Enjoy rich, detailed sound with enhanced bass response without inconvenient cables and cords. Earpieces connected by a stylish flat cable for tangle free use. Earbuds attach magnetically for added portability. Bluetooth 4.0 wireless capability offers lower energy consumption and allows users to listen to audio from mobile devices up to 30 feet away. Custom fit ear cushions make extended listening a pleasure. Built-in echo-cancelling mic allows for handling wireless phone calls and an in-line remote control puts track control, play/pause, answer/end calls and volume control within easy reach. Rechargeable lithium-ion battery provides 4 hours of continuous audio (music playback or phone). Includes USB charging cable. Expected MSRP: $29.99.
iB71 Bluetooth Wireless Water-Resistant Sport Earphones
Features iPX5-rated water-resistant construction for sweat-proof use and protection from the elements. Enjoy rich, detailed sound with enhanced bass response without inconvenient cables and cords (earpieces are connected by a stylish flat cable for tangle free use). Bluetooth 4.0 wireless capability lets you listen to audio from your mobile device from up to 30 feet away, while our custom fit ear cushions make extended listening a pleasure. Internal rechargeable lithium-ion battery provides 4 hours of continuous music or talking. Built-in echo-cancelling mic allows you to have wireless phone calls and an in-line remote control puts track control, play/pause, answer/end calls and volume control within easy reach. Multiple ear cushions and ear clips for a secure fit. Includes important extras such as USB charging cable and travel pouch. Expected MSRP: $39.99.
For more information, or to see the lineup of 2016 products from iHome, visit CES’s Tech East, Central Hall, Booth 9024. Please note a number of units, including all new smart home products, will only be shown to media with advanced press appointments.
iHome was established in 2005 as a division of SDI Technologies, a company with over 60 years of consumer electronics innovation. The first iHome product introduced, an iPod-docking clock radio, was the top-selling iPod accessory for the year and firmly established iHome as the premier brand in the audio accessories market. Today, iHome remains the #1 selling brand in digital player speakers* with an impressive catalog of award-winning products.
iHome is currently pioneering a new area of connected consumer electronics with the release of its iHome Control line of smart home products. Compatible with Apple and Android portable devices, the first product in the series, the iHome iSP5 SmartPlug, is a launch partner with Apple’s HomeKit smart home software.
iHome’s products can be found at retail and online locations in over 70 countries. For more information on iHome and its products, visit ihome.com, Facebook (facebook.com/iHome), or follow @iHome on Twitter.
*According to NPD data