INTERNATIONAL AUDIO GROUP JOINS DTS PLAY-FI PARTY

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by Jay Garrett

1st October, 2018

INTERNATIONAL AUDIO GROUP JOINS DTS PLAY-FI PARTY

DTS has just announced that IAG (International Audio Group) has become the latest hardware partner in the DTS Play-Fi whole-home wireless audio ecosystem.

It is now official that IAG will integrate DTS Play-Fi technology into its amplifiers, receivers, soundbars and speakers across the Audiolab, Mission, QUAD and Wharfedale brands.

DTS Play-Fi enables lossless multi-room wireless audio streaming on any supported product. With this latest unveiling, the IAG brands will now have access to the likes of Amazon Music, Deezer, iHeartRadio, Juke, KKBox, Napster, Pandora, Qobuz, QQ Music, SiriusXM, SoundMachine, Spotify, and TIDAL. Furthermore, users will be able to dial in thousands of Internet radio stations, as well as their personal music libraries. Additionally, DTS Play-Fi features advanced streaming functionality like wireless surround sound, stereo pairing, music station presets, and audio/video synchronisation.

IAG audio brands

This announcement comes on the back of DTS’ August reveal that Alexa Cast would also be integrated into DTS Play-Fi-enabled products. DTS Play-Fi products with this functionality include models from Aerix, Definitive Technology, Klipsch, McIntosh, Onkyo, Phorus, Pioneer, Polk and Soundcast, as well as upcoming products from SVS Sound.
 
Dannie Lau, general manager, DTS Play-Fi told StereoNET:

We are excited to announce that IAG is the latest company to join DTS Play-Fi, the world’s largest ecosystem of premium wireless audio products. IAG has some of the most respected hi-fi brands within the audio-visual industry, and we are proud to have them as part of the DTS Play-Fi ecosystem.
 

Jamie O’Callaghan,  head of international sales and marketing at IAG Group Ltd, added:

 

We strongly believe that DTS Play-Fi is the best solution to add high-quality, multiroom, wireless audio streaming to our products, within an extensive, strong and stable ecosystem. By integrating DTS Play-Fi technology in key products across these brands, we are offering consumers the opportunity to connect with an exciting world of whole-home, fully networked wireless audio while enjoying the exceptional sound quality for which speakers and hi-fi components from Audiolab, Mission, QUAD and Wharfedale are famed.
 

The DTS Play-Fi ecosystem features the most extensive collection of products in the whole-home wireless audio space. The system boasts more than 200 interoperable speakers, sound bars, set-top boxes, and A/V receivers from the top names in premium audio including Aerix, Anthem, Arcam, Definitive Technology, DISH TV, Elite, Integra, Fusion Research, Klipsch, MartinLogan, McIntosh, Onkyo, Paradigm, Phorus, Pioneer, Polk Audio, Rotel, Sonus faber, Soundcast, SVS Sound, THIEL Audio, and Wren Sound.

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StereoNET UK's Editor and Bass playing gadget junkie. He's captained the GadgetyNews good ship for over a decade, making low jargon high tech a very handy thing. His passion for gadgets and Hi-Fi is second only to being a touring musician.

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Tags: international audio group  audiolab  mission  quad  wharfedale  dts 

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