Calabasas, CA (July 25, 2014)—The McIntosh, Sonus Faber, and Wadia brands are the latest to join the DTS Play-Fi ecosystem via a collaboration with Fine Sounds Group, a provider of premium audio systems and speaker products to the CE market.
With Play-Fi, music can be played from a smartphone or tablet, or from the desktop of a PC, wirelessly over an existing WiFi network, to any number of Play-Fi connected speakers throughout the home.
“Whole-home audio over WiFi is poised to become one of the most impactful trends our industry has ever seen,” stated Charlie Randall, president, Fine Sounds Group. “When it came to outfitting our products with WiFi audio functionality, we wanted to make sure that we utilized a platform that not only offered the industry’s most advanced features, but delivered the highest possible quality, capable of pleasing even the most discerning of ears. Being the most widely adopted multi-room, high quality WiFi home audio ecosystem in the industry, Play-Fi was the right fit for us, and we are excited to be working with DTS to roll out our new products featuring Play-Fi connectivity later this year.”
“With the Play-Fi platform’s strong roster of integrated content services and flexibility to synchronize products from a wide range of leading audio brands all on one home network, Play-Fi delivers on our promise of offering the industry a platform that promotes a new competitive, yet cooperative landscape for creating connected audio products that seamlessly work together,” said Dannie Lau, general manager, Play-Fi Division, DTS.
Multiple Play-Fi compatible audio systems may be combined into a zone, synchronized with no lag. Alternatively, multiple zones may be created to stream different music to different rooms from the same device. Every user in the home can simultaneously stream from different Play-Fi enabled smartphones, tablets or PCs.