iPhone 4: iPig has Gesture Control – Is it for you?

By Posted 13 Dec 2010, 12:42

Another accessory has appeared on the scene, this time for the iPhone and it’s just in time for Christmas. There is now the iPig “Cool” docking station, it looks like a little pig wearing sun glasses and is being brought to you by Speakal and.

The iPig has an infra-red motion sensor control on it, they claim in their video for the product that this is the worlds first IR Sensor Control iPod Docking Speaker System. It is also battery powered so it’s portable.

The sensors are placed around the iPig in different locations and when it picks up movement activates the function for that specific sensor, this includes all the normal functions of play, pause, forwards backwards and volume up and down. If you want to see it in action then there’s a video demonstration available over at Speakal.com.

On to the specs of the device, it can play and charge all iPods with dock connections it can also work in conjunction with all iPhones including the iPhone 4. it has a rechargeable lithium battery that you get about 8 hours of use out of. There is a built in 15W sub and bass reflex system, a remote control and it can play other media devices as well that have a 3.5mm connection.

The price of the iPig is around the $150 marker but this could make an ideal gift for Christmas. This isn’t the only product that Speakal make, they also have the iPanda, iBoo, miSoccer and the iCrystal, all of which are available over on the official site by clicking here.

What do you think of the iPig? Is this the sort of thing you have been looking for? Let us know in the comments below.