Play-Fi® is premium whole-home wireless audio. Stream your favorite content with astounding audio quality, from every mobile device or directly from this server. All Play-Fi products are seamlessly interoperable, so you can find the perfect speaker for every room, and know that they will all make beautiful music together. With many high quality speaker brands now using Play-Fi technology, it’s easy to set up a whole home wireless network.
Among the brands that are incorporating Play-Fi solutions into their speakers or amps include:
Definitive Technology, Martin Logan, Polk Audio, Paradigm, Anthem, Wren, Arcam & McIntosh
Learn more about Play-Fi here
Introducing the all new Control4 Wireless Music Bridge. Featuring built-in AirPlay, Bluetooth and DLNA connectivity, the Bridge allows virtually any smart phone, tablet or other personal device to wirelessly stream music, audio books and podcasts to a Control4 system. With the Bridge, customers now have a simple way to enjoy any music available on a phone, tablet or computer around the home with amazing sound quality and no hassles. Whether it is music downloaded from iTunes or a favorite streaming service, such as Pandora or Spotify, the Bridge effortlessly connects these vast libraries of music to a Control4 system. As part of a Control4 system, or used in a stand-alone audio system, nothing is better at bringing various audio technologies together or is as simple to install or use.
05/08/10 09:00 Filed in: Promotions
Music lovers are in luck with the return of the successful Single Room Promotion. Now, for a limited time, you can save up to $149 CAD when they buy a Sonos ZonePlayer (ZP90 or ZP120) together with a Sonos Controller 200. This lower-priced entry point is sure to give music lovers an added incentive to get started with Sonos. And for our existing customers looking to fill another room with music, there's no better time to do it. Read More...
Video streaming allows immediate access to over 50,000 movie titles, an obvious sign of its huge popularity. It’s clear that movie distributors see a future in ‘digital distribution’ and are investing in it quickly. Home Media Magazine, for an example, reported that Walmart’s $100m acquisition of Vudu is a solid indication that ‘digital distribution’ is here and is becoming more viable option every day. Some of us may miss the higher quality picture of DVD and Blu-ray technology, but streaming has come a long way and the picture quality is already catching up. Plus, the irresistible convenience of digital streaming from the home is a phenomenal experience when set up properly.
Top 4 Streaming Essentials:
- Use a high quality router: A top quality router will prevent many of the hazards that cause jitter, freezing, and delay.
2 Check your connection speed: Ensure throughput connection is at least 1.5Mbps/ stream for SD quality and 3.0Mbps/stream for HD (or 6.0Mbps for Vudu HDX) not to mention standard internet use, VOIP and audio overhead. (http:// www.speakeasy.net/ speedtest)
3 Establish Quality of Service/Experience: Group devices with similar bandwidth needs on VLANs with designated priority to maximize experience.
4 Use wired network: Wifi is highly subjective in certain environments, especially during high use times like after work or on the weekends. Always use wired connections to ensure reliable data streaming.