DLO HomeDock HD Pro Converts iPod Video to 1080i

Features both industry standard connectivity (RS-232) and IP.

HomeDock HD Pro uses an icon-based interface to display album art on HDTV.
Jason Knott · August 26, 2008

DLO is adding HD to the DLO HomeDock Pro with the unveiling of HomeDock HD Pro.

The dock, to be displayed at CEDIA Expo 2008 (booth 516), lets custom installers integrate iPod functionality into home installations, letting clients enjoy iPod content on their HDTV.

The HomeDock HD Pro upconverts iPod video to 1080i or 720p through via HDMI.

With both the industry standard connectivity (RS-232) and IP, the HomeDock HD Pro makes it simple to give your clients exactly what they’ve been asking for &mdash a seamless integration of their iPod into their custom home entertainment system with an easy-to-use graphical interface.

The HomeDock HD Pro also features:

  • HDMI extension to enable connectivity of HDMI devices at shorter distances
  • IR output for integration with universal remotes
  • Enhanced on-TV interface features album art in an icon-based format

DLO says the HomeDock HD Pro will ship in the fall of 2008. The company did not release pricing information.

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Jason has covered low-voltage electronics as an editor since 1990. He joined EH Publishing in 2000, and before that served as publisher and editor of Security Sales, a leading magazine for the security industry. He served as chairman of the Security Industry Association’s Education Committee from 2000-2004 and sat on the board of that association from 1998-2002. He is also a former board member of the Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation. He is currently a member of the CEDIA Education Action Team for Electronic Systems Business. Jason graduated from the University of Southern California. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Jason at

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