Griffin Technology Inc., the creative leader in ingenious
peripherals for iPhone, iPod, Mac and PC, today announced their
Headphone Control Adapter with VoiceOver support, the perfect companion
for any pair of headphones. With today’s unveiling of the new
VoiceOver-compatible iPod nano, Headphone Control Adapter is the first
such device officially compatible with this new model.
The new Headphone Control Adapter brings freedom of choice to the
full range of iPod control features, and works seamlessly with Apple’s
VoiceOver feature, now available on 5th generation iPod nano and 3rd
generation iPod shuffle. It connects the user’s favorite set of
headphones with any compatible iPod, and with VoiceOver, enables users
to hear artist, track and playlist information, spoken in VoiceOver’s
natural-sounding vocal synthesis. As the name suggests, this adapter
also works as an inline remote control, allowing the user to change
tracks, play and pause from the touch of a button. This control feature
works with any iPod model that supports transport controls through its
The adapter makes a great controller for car stereos with an
auxiliary audio input. Connect the Headphone Control Adapter between a
compatible iPod and any auxiliary audio cable for track control. Users
may also enjoy volume control if the iPod supports VoiceOver.
Griffin’s Headphone Control Adapter is VoiceOver-compatible with
iPod nano 5th generation and iPod shuffle 3rd generation. It can also
be used to control playback with all iPod models that support the
transport controls through the headphone jack, including the new iPod
touch, iPod nano 4th generation, iPod classic 120GB and new iPod
classic 160GB. Above all, Headphone Control Adapter is compatible with
any pair of headphones, no matter the style, fit or sound, preferred by
the discriminating listener.
Pricing and Availability :
Headphone Control Adapter, $19.99, will be available Fall 2009 at major retailers .