A waterproof case for the iPod shuffle has been announced by H2O Audio.

The case, which costs $39.95, is shipping now in the US. It's waterproof up to a depth of 10ft (3m). The device spots an exterior and waterproof interface for the iPod's controls, offers impact protection and is compatible with any headphones. It also ships with an armband.

"We created our iPod shuffle housing to complement Apple's mission of providing a product that features great functionality, low cost, compact size, and durability," said Kristian Rauhala, CEO of H2O Audio.

H2O Audio products are distributed in the UK by Marine AV Ltd, 0870 609 1446.