8 October 2015
What Hi-Fi? Sound & Vision awards Bluesound with its second consecutive Best Multi-room System of the Year Award at the 2015 What Hi-Fi? Awards in London.
PICKERING, ON, October 8, 2015 — BLUESOUND, the first wireless digital multi-room music system to fully support high-resolution audio, today announced that Bluesound Gen 2 was awarded the prestigious 2015 Product of the Year Award in the Multi-room Systems category from the magazine, What Hi-Fi? Sound & Vision, on October 26th at the What Hi-Fi? Awards in London.
“This year was by the far the most exciting year we’ve ever had,” said John Banks, Chief Brand Officer of Bluesound. “We’re thrilled to be honored as the Best Multi-room System of the Year two years in a row by the world’s most trusted tech guide, and it truly validates Bluesound’s steadfast commitment to elevate the wireless multi-room music experience with a compelling blend of technology, performance, and design.”
The What Hi-Fi? Awards celebrate the best innovation in technology throughout the year, honoring 104 products across 26 categories to showcase the best home entertainment products, from TVs, hi-fi systems, Blu-ray players and soundbars to headphones, tablets and wireless speakers.
Already a winner of a 2014 What Hi-Fi? Product of the Year Award, Bluesound is a wireless music system that allows you to stream digital music collections, or any music streaming service in high-resolution, everywhere in the home with intuitive control from an Android® smartphone or tablet, iPhone®, iPad®, or Windows® and Mac® desktops. Featuring Bluesound’s proprietary purpose-built operating system, BluOS™, Bluesound’s series of wireless multi-room streaming music players can also be fully integrated into existing home networks and automation systems to provide a seamless music experience in any room.
New feature enhancements and technologies of Bluesound Gen 2 include:
• Faster, more powerful processing for snappier response times
• Powerful Hybrid Digital amp technology that can drive any-sized speaker
• Stream music directly from any smartphone with aptX® Bluetooth built-in
• Enhanced Wi-Fi performance with no lag and zero loss in sound quality
• Dedicated headphone amplifier for personal or late-night listening
• Learning IR receiver that can learn the remote signals of universal controllers
• Fresh, new industrial design by David Farrage of DF-ID
The What Hi-Fi? Awards issue is on sale now, featuring a five-star Product of the Year review of Bluesound Gen 2. You can also find a full list of What Hi-Fi? Award winners at http://www.whathifi.com/awards/2015.
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About What Hi-Fi?
What Hi-Fi? is the world’s most trusted home entertainment buyer’s guide, with a 38-year heritage of providing clear, expert and independent advice. Through news, reviews, videos and one-to-one online advice, its experts are helping millions of people get more from their music, movies and TV – however and wherever they want to enjoy them.
An alliance of audiophiles. We are the designers, engineers and passionate music lovers who have spent our lives in the music industry. Our founders pioneered HiFi in the 70s – innovation and the pursuit of perfection in audio runs deep in our collective DNA. Bluesound’s sole mission is to create innovative wireless digital audio products and technologies that allow for the most true-to-life music experience possible. It is the first wireless digital multi-room system to fully support High Res Audio with an extraordinary audiophile-grade feature-set that all music lovers will appreciate.
Bluesound is not just another computer company. Bluesound is all about sound.
For more information visit www.bluesound.com