Whilst Apple themselves are not present at International CES 2012 in Las Vegas, there are plenty of accessory manufacturer there to bring the latest gadgets, Airplay speakers, headphones, and other Apple related accessories to hungry fans and tech media.
On this page you can find the latest news and product releases from CES 2012. Some of them were announced in the days leading up to the event, and many more form part of launches during CES week. You will find news and product releases from brands like Philips, Logic3, House of Marley, iHome and many more.
Latest CES 2012 news
Ludacris and SOUL Electronics is ready to take the party from your headphones to your living room with SOUL Party in a Box AirPlay speaker dock, a solution that at least on paper looks very promising. Find out more here.
Sony is bringing AirPlay to HomeShare speakers SA-NS310 and the SA-NS410m joining the already AirPlay enabled SA-NS500, as well as two new speaker docks in the Sony RDP-XA900iP and RDP-XA700iP. Find out more inside.
Panasonic enters the AirPlay market with two models at CES this year; the SC-AP01 Soundbar and the compact home sound system SC-HC57, which also has a physical docking station, CD player, and integrated FM radio. Find out more here.
Klipsch have spent their time well in advance of CES 2012, and it seems that AirPlay is the future for Klipsch sound systems as the company announces three new AIrPlay speakers in the RoomGroove Air, Stadium and Console speakers. Find out more here.
The latest Airplay speaker from iHome is their smallest to date in the iHome iW5 as the company displays 5 Airplay speakers at CES 2012. The iHome iW5 comes amongst other with interchangeable front covers to allow for color mood changes.
Sharp has launched their first ever AirPlay speaker dock at CES 2012 in the Sharp DK-KP95P AirPlay speaker dock, a compact home sound system that in addition to AirPlay streaming features DLNA, docking station, and a CD player. Find out more about it here.
Philips have once again upped their Airplay game with two new Airplay enabled speakers in their already extensive Fidelio range, the Fidelio AD7050W SoundAvia and Fidelio DS9100W Primo with a wooden finish. Find out more inside.
This year Ferrari has moved from outside on the road to inside CES, teaming up with Logic3 to bring us Ferrari inspired Airplay enabled speaker docks, as well as headphones. Meet the Ferrari by Logic3 Cavallino and Scuderia collection.
Philips Sound Hub is a 5.1-channel Airplay enabled home audio system with cubed speakers, subwoofer, and an AirPlay enabled receiver with HDMI output, said to be a bridge to deliver wireless video to your television set.
Pure is at CES 2012 waving the flag for British audio and for Apple AirPlay with their first AirPlay enabled speaker dock in the Pure Contour 200i Air, joining the growing ranks of manufacturers embracing wireless streaming over Apple’s AirPlay technology.
iHome has announced the release of their latest AirPlay enabled speaker dock in the iHome iW4 alarm clock speaker dock for the bedroom, one of three new alarm dock models to be featured at their CES stand next week.
Soundfreaq have been pushing bluetooth streaming in the recent years, with their top model the Soundfreaq Sound Stack being a big success. With the portable Soundfreaq Sound Kick (SFQ-04) they are pushing for dominance of the portable bluetooth speaker market as well, against some tough competition.
With the Samsung DA-E750 and DA-E670 they are delivering their first two speaker docks with hybrid vacuum tube amplifier technology, a docking system supporting both iOS devices and Samsung Galaxy devices, as well as streaming through Airplay, AllShare, and bluetooth.
With the Bayan 7 iPod speaker dock Bayan Audio has set out to heighten the quality of sound, and in the process likely splitting us on the design of the speaker dock itself. Personally i kinda like it, and i definitely like the audio specifications of the system.