Technology

Bluesound combines the forces of music and technology together in an ecosystem that delivers the best audio quality possible. To achieve this synergy, Bluesound employs various technologies, including advanced amplification technologies from NAD Electronics, and world-renowned acoustic technologies from PSB Speakers. The end result is a innovative player that delivers rich, detailed sound.

Harnessing the power of BluOS®— advanced multi-room audio software that allows you to access and stream lossless music to every room in your home—users can locate music anywhere on a home network, cloud music service or Internet radio station, and share it with any BluOS enabled music system. BluOS also allows custom integrators to connect, manage and control networked music in a smarthome with support for 3rd party integrations.

Visit www.bluesound.com/downloads and download the BluOS Controller App Now.

 

Below are just some of the advantages of using BluOS.

 

Voice

Bluesound now supports voice control. Amazon’s Alexa* is the first voice integration for BluOS, allowing you to use your voice to explore music services, select presets, adjust volume levels, switch up songs in different rooms, or even group your Players together and play your music in perfect sync throughout the house. Simply connect Alexa to your Bluesound system and command your music like never before.

Alexa will be available soon with a firmware upgrade

Alexa, Voice control your bluesound speaker

Airplay

With AirPlay 2* on Bluesound 2i, you can connect multiple Players around the house and have them communicate with each other through AirPlay. Listen to your music in perfect sync as you walk room-to-room, or play different songs in different rooms, and control everything on your iOS device. You can even say the song you want to listen to and where and let Siri take control of your music experience.

Airplay will be available soon with a firmware upgrade

Airplay 2 and Bluesound

Certified by Audiophiles

High-resolution music tracks are either 24-bit/96kHz or 24-bit/192kHz, and contain up to 6.5x more data than standard CDs, letting you hear all the detail of your favorite music in superior quality. With full support for hi-res audio on all Bluesound players, listeners can stream uncompressed WAV, FLAC and ALAC music files over their existing WiFi network or a connected USB device.

Certified by Audiophiles

Control Music from Anywhere

Available for iOS (iPhone, iPad), Android, Kindle Fire, and Windows & Mac desktops, the BluOS Controller app was built for music lovers. Simply open the BluOS app on your device and gain access to a wide-range of features, including browsing your favorite music service, grouping Players, and many more. The music playing experience has never been more intuitive.

App Control your music

Next-Day Support

The BluOS dedicated support team is always ready and waiting to answer questions. Simply submit your questions directly through the BluOS Controller app or on the BluOS support website. Whether you’re experiencing an issue or simply want to learn more, the BluOS support team is here for you.

Support

Installer-Friendly

BluOS features seamless integrations with some of today’s most innovative 3rd party smarthome control systems such as Control 4®, Crestron®, Lutron®, ELAN®, RTI®, and more. BluOS also allows for implementation among any enabled device, making it the best music operating system for any smarthome.

Custom installer ready wireless speakers

Wireless Home Theater

With support for Dolby Digital®, the PULSE SOUNDBAR and SUB can be wirelessly connected with a pair of PULSE FLEX speakers to create the ultimate wireless home theater setup. Bluesound’s wireless system can be seamlessly integrated into any TV room, placing listeners right in the heart of their entertainment with a high-quality surround sound experience.

Wireless Home Theater

Blazing-Fast Streaming

Bluesound Players use an advanced WiFi chipset technology that results in much faster connection times and fewer interruptions from other network traffic. Bluesound also allows for users to stream audio using Gigabit Ethernet, making your connection method rock solid.

fast streaming wireless speakers

Endless Possibilities

With aptX® Bluetooth on Bluesound, you can wirelessly stream any music or app from a Bluetooth-enabled device in pure CD-quality. aptX® Bluetooth significantly reduces the bit rate without affecting audio quality or introducing latency issues, which allows listeners to enjoy higher-quality streams on any Bluesound Player, in or outside the home.

Bluetooth wireless speakers

Listen to Studio Recordings

Built into every Bluesound Player is a revolutionary end-to-end (studio -speaker) technology known as Master Quality Authenticated (MQA), which captures and delivers master quality audio from your favorite artists’ recording sessions to any room in your home. Each Bluesound Player includes a powerful decoder and audio renderer for the MQA system, allowing you to hear exactly what the artist recorded and approved in the studio.

Learn more about MQA visit mqa.co.uk

MQA streaming

Access & Stream Any Music

Discovering music has never been easier thanks to BluOS. Whether you’re streaming millions of songs from your existing music services, tuning in to your favorite Internet radio stations or listening to your music stored locally, BluOS lets you listen to your music anywhere in the home.

BluOS Streaming speakers and components

 

*Some services, features and technologies will be available soon with a firmware upgrade