12 October 2016
Bluesound will be the world’s first wireless high-resolution multi-room music system to act as a RoonReady® streaming endpoint.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN AUDIO FESTIVAL, DENVER, CO – October 7, 2016 – NAD Electronics and Bluesound, manufacturers of premium consumer electronics, announced that they will become a Roon Ready Partner. The integration as a Roon Ready Partner will provide subscribers of Roon’s intuitive, information-rich music library management software the ability to connect to BluOS-enabled devices from NAD and Bluesound. The integration is expected to be live before the end of 2016.
By analyzing a music collection, Roon allows users to explore the connections between the artists, composers, performers, producers, who created the music they love most, providing valuable insights and helps them to discover new music they’ll love. In combination with NAD and Bluesound’s affordable audiophile hardware, true music lovers will be able to stream high-resolution music throughout the home, to one or many speakers simultaneously or individually.
“We are proud to partner with Roon, as it’s an integration that has been widely requested across all of our channels,” said Greg Stidsen, Director of Technology and Product Development for Lenbrook. “It’s a partnership that reinforces NAD’s and Bluesound’s commitment to expanding the richness of networked and high-resolution audio and music experiences our users and fans desire.”
About Roon Labs
Roon Labs, the creator of Roon, is the music player for music lovers. More than just a media manager, Roon identifies music files and streams and presents them in a rich user interface, including biographies, high-resolution photos, lyrics, reviews, credits, and concert dates. By analyzing a music collection, Roon allows users to explore the connections between the artists, composers, performers, producers, and composers who created the music they love most, providing valuable insights and helping them to discover new music they’ll love.
BluOS is a proprietary operating system shared by high-end audio brands Bluesound and NAD Electronics. Unlike other solutions that rely on 3rd party software like UPnP, BluOS is a dedicated ‘music only’ operating system that allows for interoperability among enabled devices and provides connectivity to numerous cloud and network music sources. BluOS fully supports High Resolution Audio (HRA) and Master Quality Authenticated (MQA), as well as all popular lossless and lossy codecs. It also features seamless integrations with common smart home controls like Control4, Crestron, and RTI, among others. BluOS-enabled devices can be controlled with a free app available for smartphones, tablets, and desktops.
Founded in 1972 and now sold in 100 countries, NAD Electronics is renowned for its award-winning line of high quality components for audio, home theater and custom installation applications. The company’s products consistently deliver outstanding performance, value and simplicity. With over forty years of innovation and value, NAD products are proudly distributed worldwide by Lenbrook.