B&W's Zeppelin Air gets AirPlay-friendly
B&W has announced the new Zeppelin Air iPod speaker, upgrading the original Zeppelin for AirPlay compatibility.
LAS VEGAS--B&W's series of CES 2011 the company announced the Zeppelin Air, now compatible with Apple's new Airplay streaming audio platform.have always been known for their striking design and better-than-average sound quality and at
AirPlay compatibility means you'll be able to stream music wirelessly directly from iOS devices (iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch), either from apps or your own music collection. You'll also able to stream music directly from iTunes on a networked computer. The Zeppelin Air still includes a dock, which is handy in case you want to charge your iOS device.
Aside from the AirPlay update, B&W is also promising a number of audio tweaks, including individual amplifiers for each of the speakers' drivers and improved bass.
As you probably guessed, the Zeppelin Air is going to set you back quite a bit. B&W says its scheduled to come out in March with a list price of $600.