A timely look at the iHome iAV14

Even with smartphones the bedside clock radio isn't dead yet.

iHome is the No. 1 selling brand in digital player speakers with an impressive catalog of award-winning products. The company was established in 2005 as a division of SDI Technologies, a company with over 60 years on consumer electronics innovation. iHome has recently released a bedside alarm clock technology called iAV14.

The iHome iAV14 harnesses the power of Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant and delivers it in a sleek and compact alarm clock form factor. The Bluetooth speaker system incorporates the Far Field Amazon Alexa Voice Service (AVS) to play music, audiobooks and more. The built-in mic, digital voice echo cancellation, and answer/end controls make speakerphone use a pleasure.

The iAV14 features a high-quality acoustic fabric fascia and rubberized top for securely resting a smartphone. You can stream thousands of music stations via Wi-Fi audio from Spotify, Pandora, iHeart Radio, Amazon Music, Tunein and others. It supports Spotify Connect, including programmable, presets for one-touch playback of any Spotify playlist or album.

Benefits of the iAV14 Bedside Clock include:

Programmable Smart Button to access stations, playlists, answer calls, control smart home devices and more Dimmable LED clock display with Wi-Fi time sync Reson8 speaker technology for excellent clarity and with deep bass 6 watts total output

The iHome iAV14 Built-in Bedside/ Home Office Speaker System is available on the iHome website for $99.99. If you would like more information visit their website a www.ihomeaudio.com. You can also stay up to date by following them on social media platforms such as Facebook or Twitter.