CES 2015: iHome Debuts New Apple HomeKit Enabled Smart Product Line and More

This CES, iHome is showing folks how to give their home a PhD in automation with the introduction of its iHome Control line of smart home products. Its first offering, the iSP5 SmartPlug, features Apple HomeKit technology. The leader in digital audio will also be showcasing a number of innovative and award-winning Bluetooth speakers, alarm docks, headphones and more.

iHome Control: Intelligent Home Solutions

The first of several planned products, iHome Control’s new iSP5 SmartPlug is a Wi-Fi enabled wall plug that lets you control any connected device – lights, fans, home entertainment systems – while at home or remotely via the free iHome Control App for iOS & Android. No need for an expensive hub, simply connect to a local Wi-Fi connection and it is ready to go.

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Apple HomeKit technology even lets you control your iSP5 SmartPlug with your voice using Siri directly from an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. You can group several SmartPlugs into individual scenes to control all connected devices within your home, office or business, and automatically turn off multiple lamps plunged into your iSP5 SmartPlug, lock your doors, close the garage door, and set the thermostat to the desired temperature, all with one command.

Top-Shelf Speakers

iBT11 Split: This portable Bluetooth surround sound stereo system features two speakers in one dock that can be separated for a full stereo experience. The iBT11 doubles as a speakerphone thanks to the built-in microphone, digital voice echo cancellation technology and answer and end controls. Each speaker can be charged separately and comes with its own internal, rechargeable lithium ion battery that can play for up to 8 hours on one charge.

iBT15 Splash-Proof Speaker: A rechargeable Bluetooth Speaker & Speakerphone that features an iPX5-rated splash-proof case. The unit has an internal lithium ion battery that you can track via your iOS device, as well as dual coil speaker and amp for bigger, cleaner sound.

iBT74 Phaze: The next offering in iHome’s best-selling color-changing line of speakers! The award-winning Phaze is a Bluetooth rechargeable speaker system with speakerphone. Comes with 6 color modes and can display multiple colors simultaneously.

Other hot speakers being showcased include iHome’s acclaimed iBN6 Waterproof Bluetooth Stereo Speaker; best-selling iDL46 Dual-Charging Clock Radio w/Lightning Dock, and the iPL23 Stereo FM Clock Radio w/Lightning Dock.

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Head of the Class Headphones & Earbuds

iB87 Wireless Bluetooth Rechargeable Headphones: Enjoy rich, detailed sound with enhanced bass response without inconvenient cables and cords. Rechargeable battery provides 8-10 hours of continuous use while a built-in mic makes wireless phone calls a breeze. A remote control on the earcup puts track control, play/pause, answer/end calls and volume control within easy reach. Voice prompts enhance user experience with Bluetooth pairing and interface confirmations.

iB37 Color-Changing Headphones: These distinctive headphones are PHENOMenal. Color-changing, rechargeable headphones come with microphone & remote, and four color-changing options. Select your favorite color or color spectrum, and let them strobe or pulse to the beat. Nicely padded ear cushions and headband allow you to wear them as long as you want comfortably.

iB51 Noise-Canceling Headphones: These handsomely crafted headphones are perfect for the demanding listener. Active noise cancelation circuitry silences intrusive sounds, while the padded headband and ear cushions make extended listening a pleasure. A detachable tangle free flat cable with an in-line mic/remote to answer/end calls and control your music is within easy reach. Adjustable headband with rotating earcups ensure a perfect fit.

iB73 Bluetooth 4.0 Wireless Water-Resistant Sport Earphones: The only earbuds you’ll ever need. Features iPX5-rated water-resistant construction so these babies are sweat proof and immune from the elements. Internal rechargeable lithium-ion battery provides 8 – 10 hours of continuous music or talking. And comes with multiple ear cushions and earclips for a secure fit. Includes important extras such as USB charging cable and travel pouch.

About iHome

iHome was established in 2005 as a division of SDI Technologies to develop and market audio products for portable smart devices. The first iHome product introduced, the iPod Clock Radio, was an exceptional success that became the top-selling iPod accessory for the year, and firmly established iHome as the premier brand in the iPod electronics market. Since then, iHome continues to be the #1 brand in digital audio according to NPD data* and has been at the forefront of design with a growing lineup of award-winning audio products that includes alarm clocks, clock radios, portable and home speaker systems, and headphones, as well as a new licensed line of mobile device accessories.

Acknowledged for its innovative features, unique designs, and advanced technology, iHome has garnered several prestigious industry awards including CES Innovations Awards, numerous Editor’s Choice and Red Dot design awards.

iHome’s products can be found worldwide in over 70 countries or on the web at www.ihomeaudio.com, on Facebook (facebook.com/iHome), or follow @iHome on Twitter.

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