Crestron announced its new addition for iPad called iPanel. iPanel not just a frame for the Apple device. It brings to iPad a set of hard buttons – Volume Up/Down, Mute, Lights, Home, Guide, Info, Exit, Left, Right, Up, Down, Select. The iPanel is connected to the iPad’s multipin connector.
Together with Crestron application for iPad the iPanel might turn the iPad into full functional touchscreen control panel. It’s priced at less then $500 including dock.