ESPOO, Finland , March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nokia (NYSE: NOK), the global leader in mobility, today announced a new Bluetooth enhancement; the Nokia Wireless Audio Gateway AD-42W, a device that streams music between compatible mobile devices, home stereos, PC 's and wireless headsets.
Available during the 2nd quarter of 2006 the Nokia Wireless Audio GatewayAD-42W allows consumers to listen to music stored in their compatible mobile devices wirelessly with their home stereos. It also allows them to listen music stored in their compatible home computers or other compatible devices with their home stereos. For an even more personal experience, they can listen to audio from their home stereo or home theatre with compatible wireless headsets, like the Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-601.
"We are excited to introduce the Nokia Wireless Audio Gateway AD-42W to the market," said Razvan Olosu, Vice President, Enhancements at Nokia. "Nokia enhancements are designed to align with consumer's needs and the Nokia Wireless Audio Gateway AD-42W lives up to that promise, by allowing them to use their digital music in a multitude of ways."
The Nokia Wireless Audio Gateway AD-42W connects easily to your home stereo via industry standard RCA cables (included in sales package) and with a dedicated switch to change the usage mode (to/from audio source), set-up is a snap. Nokia Wireless Audio Gateway AD-42W is compatible with devices that have the Bluetooth Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP) -profile. Nokia currently offers the A2DP -profile with the Nokia 8800/8801 mobile phones (software version 3.94 or newer), Nokia Wireless Stereo Headsets HS-12W and Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-601 as well as the Nokia Wireless Audio AdapterAD-47W. Nokia will be launching several devices supporting A2DP –profile later this year.
Detailed product information can be found fromhttp://europe.nokia.com/nokia/0,,83227,00.html.