Ludwigsburg, Germany – July 23h, 2009. Vemedio today releases its first application for iPhone and iPod Touch called SnowRemote and with it a new update to its much complimented radio software Snowtape. SnowRemote enables the user to remote control Snowtape wirelessly within his local home network.
“With our new companion product SnowRemote, we are bringing the joy and ease-of-use of Snowtape to every iPhone and iPod Touch owner.”, says Martin Hering, founder of Vemedio. “SnowRemote is the next logical step in our philosophy to simplify internet radio and make it accessible to everybody.”
SnowRemote syncs wirelessly with the brand new version 1.2 of Snowtape using a configuration interface that everybody is familiar with. It enables the user to quickly browse through hundreds of radio stations, search using genres and countries, search by keywords and remotely mark stations as favorite.
The integrated playback controller allows for changing play/pause and quickly start and stop recording the program as well as changing the playback volume. It also displays current album artwork if available.
The new version of Snowtape features an improved search algorithm for album artwork, a better handling of deleted items and a search for stations by country. There are now over 1000 high quality radio stations available.
Snowtape is available in English, German, Japanese, French and Italian. SnowRemote is available in English.
Pricing and Availability
Snowtape is available for download at snowtape.com. A license can be aquired for 29. The demo version restricts recording to 60 minutes total. SnowRemote is available for 0.99 in the iTunes App Store.
Snowtape requires Mac OS X 10.5.2 or later, an Intel- or PowerPC- based Mac with discrete graphics and a broadband internet connection. SnowRemote requires an iPhone or iPod Touch, iPhone OS 3.0, an installation of Snowtape 1.2 and a wireless network.
Vemedio was founded in March 2009 as the successor of CocoaMade, formally known for itʻs video converting tool „XRay Video“. The company is owned by Martin Hering, who has been the developer of leading media applications at equinux AG for the last three years. Martin Hering founded Vemedio to develop a streamlined collection of home and professonal applications that make life easier and more fun.
All product and company names mentioned herein are the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Copyright © 2009 Vemedio. All rights reserved
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