Tivoli Audio Demos NetWorks Radio
This compact Internet radio gives you thousands of free radio stations and playback of your digital music.
Six years in development, the Tivoli Audio NetWorks Radio is ready for prime time. The company demoed the compact Internet radio this week at a press conference in New York.
What you get: Access to thousands of free radio stations—including local stations you have trouble receiving over-the-air; playback of mp3 and WMA files stored on a PC via a WiFi or wired home network (not iTunes currently); a USB input for compatible mp3 players (not iPod) or music stored to thumb drive; an auxiliary input for connection of an additional audio source (could be an iPod); a clock/radio and software upgrades via the Internet.
What you give up: $600.
You can store up to 100 radio stations under favorites, and the radio comes pre-programmed with five presets for playing right out of the box. Stations can be searched and stored via country, genre or call letters using the supplied remote control. A portable model, due in January, is expected to include a rechargeable battery like those found in Tivoli’s PAL and SongBook radios.
NetWorks will be available in a few weeks, according to Tivoli president Tom DeVesto.
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