Logitech UE Air Speaker plays nice with AirPlay
Logitech has just rolled out yet another audio-centric device today – by announcing the Logitech UE Air Speaker which will be compatible with Apple’s AirPlay standard. Basically, this means one is able to stream uncompressed music from iTunes or an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch that is hooked up to your home’s Wi-Fi network to a Logitech UE speaker. At the end of the day, it would be your ears (as well as those in the vicinity) who will benefit from this high-quality audio, where dual tweeters as well as woofers will also offer a big boost to the sound stage.
According to Rory Dooley, senior vice president of music at Logitech, “There’s a new breed of music fans whose iPad and iPhone devices are at the center of their listening activities. We created the Logitech UE Air Speaker to give those people a great audio experience that combines effortless streaming with fantastic sound. With its stylish, modern design, easy setup and excellent sound, the Logitech UE Air Speaker looks and sounds phenomenal in any room in the house.”
Just what is the Logitech UE Air Speaker capable of? For starters, it will offer pure, undiluted music regardless of where you want to listen. Logitech’s years of experience in the home audio department alongside the Ultimate Ears heritage will result in great quality sound that is sent straight into music lovers’ ears. The Logitech UE Air Speaker is also a surefire winner where looks are concerned, sporting subtle curves and a handsome piano-black finish which would help it look right at home in just about any room. Apart from that, it boasts of custom-tuned acoustics that deliver a big soundstage with impressively detailed stereo sound.
In order to setup the entire thingamajic, just dock your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch onto it, follow the dummy-proof on-screen instructions while downloading the Logitech UE Air app. Key in your Wi-Fi network password and you are good to go. The setup process is a one time affair, and thanks to the Apple Dock Connector, you will be able to juice up your iOS-powered devices while listening to music.
Expect the Logitech UE Air Speaker to hit the US and European markets from April onwards for $399.99 a pop.