Nashville, Tenn. - Griffin Technology and Dijit Media have announced a new Android-only version of the Beacon Universal Remote Control System.
The wireless A/V controller pairs with any Android device via Bluetooth pairing and works with Dijit's free Universal Remote App to enable control over a home's home entertainment system directly from the Android interface by converting Bluetooth signals from the Android device into IR signals recognized by CE devices.
Beacon is powered by 4 AA batteries and is compatible with any device running Android OS 2.3.3 or greater.
The Dijit app for Android is compatible with more than 200,000 CE devices and includes a Search and Discover TV Shows function which allows users to browse and search content listings as well as have new shows recommended to them; and rich TV show listings including episode details, upcoming schedules, and cast and crew info.
Beacon for Android is now shipping with a suggested retail of $69.99. It is available at
. Dijit's Universal Remote App, a free download, can be found on the