RTI, a leading control and automation manufacturer for residential and commercial settings,today announced a new two-way driver for the full portfolio of BluOS™-enableddevices from Bluesound and NAD Electronics, the leaders in wireless hi-res, multi-room music systems. Developed by Lenbrook, the parent company ofBluesound and NAD, the new driver seamlessly incorporates the BluOS sonicstreaming experience into RTI’s powerful automation and control ecosystem.
"Weare very pleased to announce the integration of the BluOS wireless audiosolution into the RTI ecosystem," said Mike Everett, Vice President ofSales and Marketing, Americas, RTI. "This combination allows RTI dealersto give their clients a true high-resolution audio experience in every room,but also makes it easy and accessible enough for every member of the familyto use."
BluOS isthe operating system that powers select NAD devices and all BluesoundPlayers. The proprietary system allows any BluOS-enabled device to connect toa home Wi-Fi network to access many popular streaming music services or anetworked library of music. The music can then be "sent" to one ormany BluOS devices, even if the devices are located in different rooms of ahome. The two-way driver allows integrators to connect, manage, and controlan entire BluOS networked music system in a connected home through a singleRTI user interface. The driver supports automatic discovery of players;presets, queue, and individual streaming service browsing; metadataretrieval; analog and optical inputs; music player controls; switchingbetween the RTiPanel and BluOS Controller Apps; and player grouping.
"RTIcustomers can now enjoy the true fidelity of high-resolution audio with BluOSand its exceptional sonic performance," said Scott Wicks, CommunityRelations Lead at Lenbrook, the developers of BluOS. "Developing the RTItwo-way driver for Bluesound is a natural fusion of our streaming and musicmanagement innovation with RTI’s expertise in control. Together, they deliverexactly what our dealers and partners look for when connecting to streamingmusic services while providing many options for locally stored content."
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