AViiQ (http://www.AViiQ.com) is shipping the AViiQ Smart Case for the iPad 2. It costs US$49.99 and is available in black, silver, blue, green, orange, pink and red.

The AViiQ Smart Case is made of plastic encased in a solid anodized aluminum plate and is 1.5mm thick. It works independently or complements the Apple Smart Case. The The AViiQ Smart Case hugs the iPad 2’s borders to protect the edges from scratches and bumps.