Our daily advancements in technology improve with every newly available tech gadget. Taking technology one step further and combining what is already there to create new handy products that help people mastering their daily life, is the key. How often did I forget, where I put my personal keys or an object last, when searching for it in a hurry moment of daily business. A helpful gadget that can really help you to find your stuff wireless using the convenience of a smartphone app, has just been announced with the KeyPal Pro wireless app controller.
Wireless KeyPal Controller
The KeyPal Pro app controller from Albers Inc. comes in a box with actually 2 items provided in different colors. A white colored one with blue button and a black covered version with red button style. Powered by Bluetooth 4.0, the device is eligible to be used with Apple’s latest iPhones and iPads. The KeyPal Pro functions as a remote controller using the new Bluetooth 4.0 wireless communication tocontrol your smartphone camera (Hello! Camera), mp3 music (Hello! Jukebox) and audio message recording (Hello! Recorder). Do you want to locate your personal stuff attached to a KeyPal? The Hello! Stuff app does exactly that and displays all available devices on a map – but this is really only one feature of this gadget.
Connect the device
To connect your smartphone to a KeyPal Pro device, just press the center button and the status light will change as shown in our screenshots here:
By activating the device, the smartphone finds and displays our KeyPal pro devices to register them with the iPhone app. All this worked with a charm instantly and made our devices ready for remote action.
The wireless app controller is nicely integrated and can be used by smartphone apps. Each app makes individual use of the mobile controller locating and communicating via wireless Bluetooth connections. All this is completely controlled by the KeyPal Pro and can be configured by device within the apps. While testing the Keypal Pro device, the following single apps where available:
With this app the user can locate multiple KeyPal Pro devices (e.g. attached to an object like your keys or travel luggage) which are visually displayed by markers on a near area map. From your own position, the user can locate a KeyPal Pro device easily. A high BEEP tone helps in finding single devices.
To provide a separate remote control for your camera trigger, this app can be very handy when taking a group picture where the smartphone is put to a fix ground. The camera trigger can be pulled then very easily with the help of the KeyPal Pro remote gadget.
Sometimes it is very convenient to control the playlist of your phone that is just playing. In situations like sports activities, jogging or skiing to control any music playing remotely with the KeyPal Pro. Music tracks can be cut and separated into sections which is especially great for musicians and dancers who replay specific sections during practicing.
This handy app provides a more convenient way for a user to record audio messages by using the KeyPal Pro remote controller. For voice recording, features like “Play – Stop – Record – Next – Back” are very handy controlled by the wireless device.
These apps are available for free download from Apple’s iTunes store and can be used individually to communicate with the KeyPal Pro controller for their specific purpose.
The latest app combines multiple functions and features in one single app called Hello! Handy. This new all-in-one app combines the various controller features together into one single control application to locate and access multiple KeyPal Pro devices around.
During our tests the last days, the KeyPal Pro acted as a handy remote control for our iPhone smartphones. The ability to locate things, always fascinated us and the useful integration of this remote controller gadget is particularly useful in situations where a smartphone controller is not convenient. In these situations, the Keypal Pro is a real help and shows its potential as universal remote control and tracking device in an area up to 35 meters in our practical field test. We will see more useful apps for this handy device in near future and will keep you updated.
In which other situations do you guys think this wireless remote controller can be a perfect help to control an app on your smartphone? Let us know by leaving a comment.