Redpark Serial Cables for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch Begin Shipping

Redpark Serial Cables for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch now ready to work with iOS app developers that need serial connectivity.

Online PR News – 01-January-2011 – – Emeryville, CA - December 28, 2010 -- Redpark Product Development announced today that it has started to ship its initial production run of serial cables for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. The cables are being released as Redpark products and under other brands.

"We completed development of our first cable products this month," explained president Mike Ridenhour. "We have worked within Apple's 'Made for iPod' program ( to develop the cables. As a result, there is no need to jailbreak the iPhone."

The cables make it possible to connect to serial devices such as point of sale devices, scientific instrumentation, industrial process control equipment, networking equipment, and devices used in home and office automation.

"In order to comply with 'Made for iPod' policies, each cable will be engineered for a specific purpose," explained Ridenhour.

The first cable that was released is Southern Stars' "SkyWire" ( The cable is used in conjunction with the SkySafari app to turn an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch into a 21st century telescope controller.

Redpark is now available to work with iOS app developers ( that have a need for serial connectivity for a specific purpose.

"We will need to work in conjunction with each app developer to get their app working with a cable, and to complete the necessary approval processes," explained Ridenhour.

About Redpark:
Redpark Product Development engineers accessories that are used in the consumer electronics industry. Areas of focus include iPod integration and app-enabled accessories for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.

Further information about SkyWire is available at

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Redpark Product Development
510-594-1034 x102

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Mike Ridenhour
Redpark Product Development
6400 Hollis St #15
Emeryville CA 94608