Bluetooth Wireless Audio Comes to the Palm OS
Softick has released Audio Gateway v1.0, the first Bluetooth A2DP audio streaming solution for Palm OS handhelds. Audio Gateway enables users to connect a Palm OS handheld or Treo 650 to Bluetooth stereo headphones and listen to digital audio played by Palm OS applications including: MP3 players, audio book readers, and games.
Softick Audio Gateway can operate with any Bluetooth audio device which supports Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) designed to transfer a high-quality stereo audio stream wirelessly. The program captures digital audio from Palm OS audio subsystem and redirects it to the Bluetooth A2DP device: stereo headphones, desktop PC, car audio or A2DP speakers.
- Advanced Audio Distribution Profile support (A2DP)
- High quality stereo streaming, up to 304Kbps audio bitrate
- Wide-range players and audio software compatibility
- Easy setup and usage
- Support for Mono and Stereo sound stream
- Automatic upsampling/downsampling depending on blueooth headset capabilities
- Built-in audio post filter to improve low bitrate audio quality
Audio Gateway v1.0 is currently compatible with the Palm LifeDrive, Palm TX, Treo 650, Tungsten E2, Tungsten T3, Tungsten T5 and Zire 72. It retails for $19.95 and comes with a free trial.
Thanks to LegoDude522, WindowsRookie & Joel Schneider for the tip.