Belkin's TuneCast Auto Live FM Transmitter

DLS2008 - June 4, 2009 11:55AM in Gadgets

Belkin has announced it's first device that is "specifically compatible" with the iPhone OS 3.0. The device is yet another FM transmitter that transmits music from an iPod to a car stereo via FM. You may be wondering why this FM transmitter is any different from the plethora of ones already out there. Well, the new TuneCast Auto Live FM Transmitter works with the iPhone OS 3.0 to find you the best FM station automatically. Current FM transmitters require the user to flip through stations trying to find the clearest one to use. Now, the TuneCast Auto Live uses GPS data drawn from the iPhone to select the clearest station based on "geographical" data and user recommendations. The device is controlled using the ClearScan Live application for the iPhone. Don't worry though, it will also work with the iTouch, iPod Nano, and iPod Classic so you can still use a friend's iPod. The device should hit stores early this fall for approximately $80.