The Kensington Windshield/Vent Car Mount with Sound Amplified Cradle for iPhone acoustically increases speaker volume without additional battery drain to the iPhone, allowing drivers to easily navigate while keeping their eyes on the road. The sounds amplifying cradle mounts in seconds to a vehicle windshield or vent and holds an iPhone securely even on the roughest terrain. Compatible with any navigation application for iPhone, the cradle will be carried in all Apple stores beginning in early November 2009.
"Kensington is delighted to once again offer a simple and affordable solution that allows mobile professionals to turn their iPhone into a navigation device," said Kensington Global Product Manager, Frederic Frappeau. "According to Strategy Analytics research, worldwide GPS enabled smartphone shipments are expected to increase 34 percent, from 57 million units in 2008, to 77 million units this year. Kensington sees this trend as an opportunity to provide smart, personal accessories that can make mobile professional travel that much easier for a more productive lifestyle"
"Right positioning of the iPhone in the car is important for optimal GPS reception, so the Kensington mount makes a great addition to our app," said Gerhard Mayr, Vice President Worldwide Mobile Phones and New Markets at NAVIGON. "In addition, NAVIGON's sought after text-to-speech feature which clearly pronounces upcoming street names is a natural fit with Kensington's Windshield/Vent Car Mount with Sound Amplified Cradle for the iPhone."
Key Features of the Kensington Windshield/Vent Car Mount with Sound Amplified Cradle for iPhone Include:
* Amplified Sound - Amplifies iPhone speaker for twice the volume with no added battery drain for amplified turn-by-turn directions
* iPhone Compatible - Includes 4 sets of swappable rubber inserts to fit iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G and iPhone with or without a case
* Navigation Application Agnostic - Works with any navigation application for iPhone (inclusive of Navigon®, TomTom®, and others)
* Easy to Use and Driver Friendly - Insert or remove your iPhone from the cradle simply, with one hand
* Convenient In-Car Access - Cradle pivots for vertical or landscape modes and includes both windshield and vent mounts for preferred proximity in vehicle
* Use for Hours on the Road - Provides a safe, secure mount on even the roughest roads, and the flexible arms securely hold your iPhone-even when in a case
The Kensington Windshield/Vent Car Mount with Sound Amplified Cradle for iPhone will be available at all Apple stores beginning in early November 2009.