Yes the domes do have Hit LEDs.
I would recommend a used iPhone 3GS as a Tag platform -- people are getting rid of them for cheap as they upgrade to the 4 and 4S so you get more bang for your buck.
Your phone is probably safer while in this blaster than it would be anywhere else on your person at a tag event -- the cradle is rugged as all get-out. I'm amazed at how little protection the other companies who are planning to play in this area are providing for a VERY expensive and fragile device...
Right now it is just iPhones and iPod Touch because there was not time to make the interface circuitry work for every possible device -- the Apple products only have 4 interfaces to have to qualify, compared to over 20 for Android. But we'll be doing development on an Android-compatible blaster as soon as this first model hits the shelves, so Android support should be available for sale by summer/fall 2013. Android actually allows us to do some cool stuff that we can't do in iOS so we really want to support that system.
With a smart device attached, the new model will host games that other LTAR devices can join (with or without a smart device attached to them). A specialized App will allow hosting and joining of LTTO compatible games. Whether or not we can join an LTTO-Hosted game without a smart phone attached is something we're still working on -- it actually was working in a development version of the code but whether or not we can come up with a clean user interface to do it in the final product remains to be seen.
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