Griffin Technology, Inc. has announced a new device for iPod users, the iTrip. The iTrip is a an iPod add-on device designed for transmitting FM frequencies. The device is battery independent and features support for the entire FM radio band. According to Griffin Technology:
Griffin Technology Inc, innovator of exciting hardware and software products for the Mac and PC market, today announced the iTrip FM Transmitter for iPod has begun shipping.
The iTrip introduces several unique design innovations and industry firsts. Ultra compact in size, the iTrip rests atop the iPod and attaches securely to the headphone jack. Unlike other FM transmitters, the iTrip can broadcast to any available frequency on the FM dial.
The station choice is selected in the iPod itself. The iTrip also requires no batteries. It draws its minimum power directly from the iPod and automatically shuts off after 60 seconds without music. For on the road charging, iTrip cleverly rotates 90 degrees out of the way, exposing the FireWire port.
You can find more information about the iTrip release at the Griffin Technology, Inc. Web site. iTrip is available for US$35.00.