The iPort in-wall mounting system allows an Apple iPod Touch or iPad to be used as an in-wall touch panel providing continuous charging of the iPad and connection to the locally available Wi-Fi and internet.
The mounting panel mounts the iPod / iPad into the wall with an attractive and discreet semi-permanent fixture. The iPad home button remains accessible while its power button is cleverly and subtly replicated on the outer edge of the CM2000 frame. The panel can be installed vertically or horizontally.
An ideal solution for a touch-screen control display at a fixed spot, at home (bathroom, kitchen, ...), at the office, reception, hotel room, etc.
Why would you use an iPod Touch or iPad as touch-screen control panel?
- Home-automation systems for audio, video, light, climate control offer user interfaces on the iPod or iPad. Control in a very simple manner the settings for different zones at home or in the office.
- iPod Touch / iPad offers in a very easy way access to user-friendly applications, to consult the dialy news, stock, weather channel, etc. Through the Apple App store may applications are available for download.
- iPod Touch / iPad offers touch-screen control with a high usability, and is a worthy alternative for other home-automation control systems (mostly at least, or more expensive).
The in-wall installation-panel offers:
- Semi-permanent fixture for iPod / iPad in either vertical or horizontal orientation
- Continuous charging of the iPod / iPad using a Cat5 cable. The actual power supply can be attached 10m away.
- Using the iPod / iPad Wi-Fi connection, access is provided to internet and the local network for home-automation control
- When using iPod Touch: In-wall panel for audio connection for music distribution
iPad - iPod Touch in-wall mounting system installation overview
- iPort installed in-wall
- An RJ-45 Cat5 cable which is to be run from the rear of the panel, through the wall and to the in-wall power connecting wall plate.
- This way the power adapter can be concealed elsewhere in the room.
- The iPod install provides an in-wall connection to connect to the local music system.
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