NuVo Releases API for New Wireless Audio System And Upgrades Wireless Player's iOS and Android App to Allow Embedding Within Third-Party Control Apps
The API will enable dealers to set up their control programs to operate the functions of the Wireless Audio System, including source and zone selection, queue editing, volume control for any or all zones, treble and bass adjustment and other features.
Aiming to give installers the greatest flexibility when integrating the NuVo Wireless Audio System into a larger home electronic system, NuVo Technologies announced it has released the complete API, or application programming interface, allowing dealers to add instructions for the wireless network into their system-wide control programs.
In a related development, NuVo also announced that the latest upgrade to the Wireless Player App for both iOS and Android could now be used as an "app within an app" with Crestron, Bitwise, AMX, and other home automation control apps that support launching embedded URL schemes. The feature lets users access the Wireless Audio Systems' control features without having to exit the other maker's control application.
"These measures will help make our Wireless Audio System the installer's first choice for wireless home audio," said David Rodarte, NuVo Vice President and General Manager. "In many cases, dealers need to be able to integrate multiple makers' products under a unified control system to deliver a fully customised solution that exceeds their customers' expectations. We know they've been anticipating this software release. Many were asking for an integration path, even before the product hit the market."
According to Rodarte, the API will enable dealers to set up their control programs to operate the functions of the Wireless Audio System, including source and zone selection, queue editing, volume control for any or all zones, treble and bass adjustment and other features. It will allow access to all the music content available to the Wireless Audio System, including Internet radio services, networked storage devices with digital audio files and Bluetooth linked content. The Wireless Audio System can play all popular digital audio formats as well as high resolution (24-bit, 96KHz) recordings.
Rodarte said the API was available now to NuVo dealers by emailing email@example.com or by speaking with their NuVo Sales Manager and that the updated apps were already available on the iTunes App Store or Google Play.
About NuVo Technologies
Based in Hebron, Ky., just outside of Cincinnati, NuVo Technologies is an award-winning innovator in the engineering, manufacture and distribution of multi-room digital audio distribution systems. NuVo focuses just as much energy on its products' value and ease of use as it does on their quality, design, energy efficiency and engineering, striving for the highest levels in all aspects. NuVo believes the music-enabled home is something that all consumers can achieve and enjoy. Its products can make it happen. Visit NuVo's comprehensive website at www.nuvotechnologies.com.
NuVo has been part of the Legrand group since its acquisition in 2012. Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value and acquisitions are prime vectors for growth. Legrand reported sales of close to $5.8 billion in 2012. Legrand has a strong presence in the North American market, with a portfolio of well-known product lines that include Cablofil, Electrorack, Middle Atlantic, NuVo, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Vantage, Watt Stopper and Wiremold. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819).