The Keyspan Express Remote is a convenient infrared remote that enables users to control media applications on a PC or Mac just as they control their TV or VCR.
Keyspan, America's #1 brand of USB connectivity products, announced that its new USB infrared remote control includes support for Apple's groundbreaking AirPort Express. The Keyspan Express Remote is a convenient infrared remote that enables users to control media applications on a PC or Mac just as they control their TV or VCR. Retailing at $59 and shipping in mid -November, the Keyspan Express Remote will be available through the Apple store (www.apple.com), Apple's retail stores, as well as from CDW, PC Connection and other leading resellers of computer accessories.
"AirPort Express allows people to play music without wires, " said Mike Ridenhour, president of Keyspan. "The new Express Remote from Keyspan perfectly complements AirPort Express allowing users to take remote control of their wireless music."
"AirPort Express featuring AirTunes is the best way to play your iTunes music on a stereo located anywhere in the home," said David Moody, Apple's vice president of Mac Hardware Product Marketing. "Now with Keyspan's Express Remote users have a way to remotely control their iTunes - - taking the wireless music experience to the next level."
AirPort Express is Apple's mobile base station that features analog and digital audio outputs that can be connected to a home stereo, and together with AirTunes gives users a simple way to wirelessly stream music from iTunes on their Mac or PC to any room in the house.
Keyspan products provide "Connections for Your Computer." The company's first products provided serial ports for connecting to traditional computer peripherals such as modems, printers and graphics tablets. Over time, Keyspan has expanded its horizons, connecting the PC and Macintosh to other items found in the home, school and office.