Township, Mich. – HoMedics Group is making a stronger push into audio under its
brand, launching five new docking
speaker systems to expand its HMDX product selection to 10 models.
is a renewed and focused effort for
this brand (HMDX) and the audio category for 2011 and beyond,” said Don Milks,
HoMedics Group senior product manager. With the five new HMDX docking speakers,
he noted, the company has launched nine HMDX audio products in 2011.
audio, the HMDX brand also includes an LED video projector.
Group also markets massage, health and
home dÃ©cor products under the HoMedics brand; docking speakers and headphones
under the House of Marley brand; and audio products under the Sharper Image
brand. HoMedics also sells
SoundSpa-branded devices that generate soothing nature sounds to help people
sleep and several years ago, SoundSpa-branded docking speakers.
the HMDX brand, three of the five new HMDX docking speakers are certified for
use with iPods, iPhones and iPads, and one is certified for iPod/iPhone use.
The fifth connects to any portable audio device via 3.5mm aux input. All retail
for less than a suggested $70.
five new products consist of the $69-suggested Wave
HX-AI42 iPad/iPhone/iPod docking speaker; the $69
Unwind HX-B322 iPad/iPhone/iPod bedside docking speaker; the $49 Flow HX-B312 iPad/iPhone/iPod
bedside docking speaker; $49.99 Move HP-P161
iPhone/iPod portable speaker; and $9.99 Go
HX-GO3 portable speaker
without dock but with 3.5mm aux input.
The $69 Wave features motorized pop-out
drawer, video output, dual alarms, USB charging port for charging other
devices, and 3.5mm aux input. The $69 Unwind features dual alarms, FM radio,
playback of six nature sound, USB charging port, and 3.5mm aux input. The $49
Flow features dual alarms, FM, USB charging port and aux input. All three
feature passive subwoofers.
The portable Move is designed with a carrying
handle and features an FM tuner and video output for use with iPods and
iPhones. It lacks a USB charging port and video output.
HMDX products include a shower speaker, alarm clock, and clock radio and LED video projector.
HMDX audio products are available on the company’s
website and through such national retailers as Best Buy, Kohl’s, Toys “R” Us, Walmart,
and Bed, Bath & Beyond.