Scion (http://www.scion.com) today announced the Scion Radio 17 Beats
Per Minute (BPM) Meter application for the iPhone and iPod touch.
It’s available on the Apple App Store
(http:// www.itunes.com/appstore/.) for free.
The app, developed by EpicTilt.com, automatically calculates the BPM
of a song as users tap the screen to the song’s rhythm. After
recording the song’s BPM, users can create playlists by genre and
send their song lists with corresponding BPM info to themselves and
others for use in the planning of live sets and recorded mixes.
“Scion is always looking for ways to keep its customers engaged with
the brand so we created the ‘Scion Radio 17 BPM Meter’ with unique
create-and-share playlist abilities to appeal to our trendsetting and
tech savvy audience of iPhone and iPod touch users,” said Jeri
Yoshizu, Scion sales promotions manager. “Additionally, given the
fact that Scion has always worked with DJs and respected their
culture, we wanted to give our audience a useful tool for their
The Scion Radio 17 BPM Meter also provides a scrolling news ticker
that keeps users up-to-date with the current month’s Scion Radio 17
features, as well as information about the latest Scion Audio Visual
(S A/V) releases and events.