By Lisa Johnston
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LAS VEGAS — Nyne Multimedia, which specializes in speakers that reproduce music from smartphones and tablets, is coming to International CES with the Smart Media Center, which represents a new category for the company.
The $2,495 SMC-1000 Smart Media Center, shipping in the second quarter, doubles as a TV credenza and combines phone and tablet connectivity with HDMI and digital-audio switching, FM tuner and speakers. It also features two covered shelves to store a TV set-top box, game console and the like.
The product packs a 400-watt three-way speaker system in a wood matte-black cabinet that measures 39 inches wide by 29.5 inches deep by 31.5 inches high. The cabinet also contains a Lightning connector, Apple AirPlay, stereo Bluetooth, three USB ports, three HDMI inputs, one HDMI input/ output, one TosLink and one digital coaxial input, two 3.5mm aux inputs and two shelves for video sources.
It also features touch-sensitive control panel, white LED display and digital clock.
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