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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

Sonos CEO John McFarlane Steps Down; Spence Named New CEO

Sonos founder and CEO John McFarlane has announced he will be stepping aside as CEO of the leading multiroom wireless audio juggernaut. Patrick Spence assumes CEO title.

Jason Knott · January 12, 2017

High Performance Speaker Company THIEL Enters Wireless Audio Market at CES 2017

THIEL Audio bursts into the wireless audio market at CES 2017 with its AURORA LifeStream Home and battery-powered AURORA LifeStream Tour.

Robert Archer · January 04, 2017

Wireless Music Streaming Platform Naim Uniti Can Play, Rip and Store

Uniti by Naim includes the reference audiophile Uniti Nova, the multi-functional CD operating Uniti Star and the compact but powerful Uniti Atom.

Robert Archer · November 29, 2016

New from Legrand: NuVo Soundbar, On-Q Cabinet-Mount NVR, C2G Modular Fiber Cable

At CEDIA 2016, Legrand introduced numerous products under brands NuVo (multiroom audio), On-Q (home automation, security and communications) and C2G (fiber-optic cables and video distribution).

Julie Jacobson · October 10, 2016