JBL has announced that it is now shipping its OnBeat Venue wireless loudspeaker designed for the Apple iPad. The wireless speaker dock is designed to turn the iPad into an entertainment system and features full-range drivers and a JBL Slipstream port technology. The Slipstream port technology is designed to improve bass performance.
JBL says that the OnBeat Venue is powerful enough to be used as the home's primary audio system. The device is available in multiple colors, including black, white, and white/red. While the device is designed primarily for the iPad, it also supports the iPhone and iPod. The speaker features TrueStream wireless streaming technology for high-quality sound via Bluetooth.
The speaker dock is capable of connecting the eight Bluetooth devices and supports any Bluetooth device, including Android and others. The speaker dock pairs with a free downloadable app called MusicFlow. The app allows users to create custom playlists, edit mixes, adjust volume and EQ settings, and view album artwork.
The speaker dock also has an auxiliary input jack for connecting to just about any other audio device computer out there. An available component video cable allows the OnBeat Venue to be connected to a TV. The speaker dock measures 16-inches long and five-inches in diameter and is available in Europe now for £159.99.