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Damson Claims First Dolby Atmos Wireless Audio System with Compact, Modular Components

Damson’s super-compact, wireless S-Series can grow from a single soundbar to full Dolby Atmos or multiroom audio, thanks to modular design, auto-calibration, low-latency JetStreamNet technology.

Julie Jacobson · November 28, 2017

Sanus Accessories Complement SonosOne & Sonos PLAY:1, PLAY:3 Powered Speakers

The newly announced Wireless Speaker Stand and Wireless Speaker Wall Mount products from Sanus support the installation of SonosOne, Sonos PLAY:1 and Sonos PLAY:3 powered speakers.

Robert Archer · November 07, 2017

Ikea Preps ‘Eneby’ Wireless Bluetooth Speakers, FCC Filing Shows

After launching smart ZigBee lighting controls, Ikea moves on to wireless speakers, according to an FCC filing showing Bluetooth-enabled models in two sizes.

Julie Jacobson · November 03, 2017

Not Waiting on Partners, DTS Builds Own Alexa-Enabled Play-Fi Smart Speaker

DTS claims its Phorus PS10 is first Alexa-enabled smart speaker to support high-resolution audio (24-bit/192kHz); works with other wireless Play-Fi devices for whole-house music.

Jordan O'Brien · October 27, 2017

Xbox is Big Win for WiSA Wireless Audio, But WiSA Must Help Itself

For six years, the WiSA Association has struggled to achieve critical mass for its wireless surround-sound technology, but new member Xbox could change the game, so to speak. Meanwhile, WiSA needs a better website .

Julie Jacobson · October 25, 2017

Sonos Drops Reps, Promises ‘Tangible Enhancements’ to Dealer Programs

Sonos is eliminating independent reps for the CEDIA channel, but will offer new benefits like free shipping to dealer-direct customers.

Julie Jacobson · May 01, 2017

Sonos PLAYBASE Soundbar Delivers Discreet TV Base with Big Sound

Sonos’ PLAYBASE soundbar stands just over two inches in height and incorporates 10 drivers for use in home theaters alongside wireless music systems.

Robert Archer · March 07, 2017

Lenbrook Expands BluOS Functionality to NAD

Developed as a proprietary platform, Lenbrook’s BluOS wireless whole-house audio platform enables dealers to mix and match Bluesound and NAD products to form complete system solutions.

Advertorial · February 13, 2017

New Sonos API Disrupts Home Automation Integration, But Lays Solid Foundation

Integrators were peeved when Sonos implemented its new API for smart-home integration, stripping certain functionality from unsanctioned drivers, which will all be blocked soon. Control4, Sonos and dealers respond.

Julie Jacobson · January 18, 2017

B&O Play Unveils $599 Beoplay M5 Wireless Multiroom Audio System

Via its B&O Play subsidiary, Danish manufacturer Bang & Olufsen is the latest manufacturer to take on the wireless multiroom audio market with its highly designed $599 Beoplay M5. Also, Lenbrook Americas named U.S. distributor.

Jason Knott · January 12, 2017