BEEP | WIRELESS SPEAKER CONTROL
Beep is a really interesting device made by Daniel Conrad and Shawn Lewis, who used to work at Google as hardware engineers. Namely, it gives you wireless control of your speakers. This is basically a Wi-Fi enabled gadget that plays music from the Internet on your speaker system.
You can easily connect this little controller to any speaker or stereo system, since it’s compatible with almost every system that has a 3.5mm AUX, RCA, or optical input. After this you only need to use the Beep application on your iOS or Android (it requires iOS 7 or Android 4.3.), to provide it with your Wi-Fi password and it will be good to go.
To signal your phone to resume the recent playlist or play the radio station you’ve been listening to, you simply need to tap it, because they have already been synced. The volume can be adjusted on Beep itself, or from your mobile device, and the music is stopped by tapping, as well. Also, up to 5 Beeps can be paired, and they can be set to play the same song or to work independently, and play different music. In addition, if you power it over USB, it will use Pandora by default and play the music from your mobile device, but more applications should be added later on.
Its design is rather minimalistic, and yet so classy. Beep looks like a standard audio volume dial, it comes in two different colors – Copper and Gunmetal, which make it really elegant and suitable for almost every room, but even if it does not fit, you can simply hide it, since it is really small.
If you pre-order Beep, you can save $50, because regular price is $149, but during the pre-sale campaign, it costs $99, and if you share your purchase on Facebok or Twitter, you can get a $10 refund if any of your friends buy it.
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