Heights, Ill. - Bang &
Olufsen has introduced the BeoLink application for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad
-- new software that is offered for free in Apple's App Store.
The application is
designed to seamlessly expand and extend the experience delivered via Bang
& Olufsen's Master Link Gateway by giving access to audio and video, as
well as the home-automation system, using the iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad.
When coming home,
one can use the iPhone to switch on music and at the same time turn on the
light in the house and unlock the front door. If outside in the backyard and
the remote is not handy, the BeoLink application will still allow the homeowner
to change the CD or turn up the volume on the television or audio system. When
leaving for work, there is no need for one to worry about whether the music or
television was turned off -- a push of a button on the iPhone will make it all
happen, B&O said.
application, which is designed by Ikatu, sends its commands via Wi-Fi, and the
interface is highly personalized and tailor-made to only show the scenes and
commands that the customer requested when installing the Master Link Gateway.
It is a unique way
to extend the benefits of the Master Link Gateway, with control from the minute
one is within Wi-Fi range, said the company, and it offers control beyond the
application is available now via the Apple App Store.