Integrates Distributed Audio into Comprehensive Range of Residential, Commercial and Industrial Buildings Solutions
Ft. Collins, CO, August 11, 2015 - CasaTunes, the leader in streaming multi-room music solutions, today has added the Leviton Hi-Fi 2 distributed audio system to the list of multi-room audio music streamer support. The Leviton Hi-Fi 2 Audio Systems enables users to enjoy music in multiple rooms with hard-wired reliability and clarity that's skip-free and not subject to distortion. Leviton's comprehensive range of solutions, including switches and receptacles, daylight harvesting controls, networking systems and equipment for charging electric vehicles, help customers achieve savings in energy, time and cost, all while enhancing safety.
"At CasaTunes, our goal is to offer support for the solutions our customers are using and the reason why we refer to ourselves as the "Swiss Army Knife" of whole house audio," said Steve Guerra, VP Business Development with CasaTunes. "Adding Leviton to the mix ensures that CasaTunes continues to support most popular third party systems to offer the most comprehensive and flexible multi-room audio solution on the market today."
The Leviton Hi-Fi 2 is a distributed audio system that comes in a four-zone, four-source distributed audio system or standard eight-zone, eight-source system that can be expanded to 16 zones. Hi-Fi 2 may be a stand-alone installation with a free app or may be integrated with a Leviton Omni system for enhanced features including audio automation based on schedule or activity. Leveraging more than a century of experience, Leviton helps customers create smart, safe and sustainable environments through its electrical wiring devices, network and data center connectivity solutions, automation controls and lighting energy management systems. The new integration between CasaTunes and Hi-Fi 2 allows for basic audio transport commands including Pause, Play, Next track, and Previous track from Leviton interfaces including OmniTouch 7 Touchscreens, Snap-Link Mobile apps, and in-wall Volume Source Controls. Additionally, meta-data can be displayed on these Leviton devices via the CasaTunes music server.
CasaTunes and Leviton will be hosting a joint Webinar on August 18th @ 2PM CST. Please reserve your spot: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6680044780024819457
"We want our customers to have an enhanced lifestyle experience through the technologies we offer and integrating with CasaTunes extends our audio system abilities," said Scott Dudoussat, Director of Technical Services for Leviton Security & Automation. "The Leviton brand is known for reliable, trustworthy and sustainable technology and we are constantly building on our tradition of innovation and excellence via strategic partnerships and new product development."
With CasaTunes, homeowners can listen to a music collection stored on the music server hard disc, as well as listen to various popular Internet radio and music services, including Hi-Fi quality music services. Listening to music is as simple as choosing the room and then browsing or searching songs by album, artist, genre, or playlist. Schedules can even be created for falling asleep or waking up to a favorite playlist.
About Leviton Security & Automation
Leviton Security & Automation (formerly HAI by Leviton) creates integrated automation and security solutions for residential and commercial use. As a leader in automation and building management, Leviton Security & Automation offers a complete line of award-winning automation products, connecting all devices - from programmable communicating thermostats, smart light switches and distributed audio systems to video surveillance equipment and access control products - through touchscreen interfaces and software that allows access and control of an automation system over the Internet or a smart phone. Learn more at www.leviton.com/automation or http://www.twitter.com/LevitonSA.
CasaTunes designs flexible wired and wireless multi-room audio systems for distributing iTunes and Windows Media disc based music, Internet radio, and Internet based music services throughout the home. The CasaTunes multi-room systems support as few as 3 and as many as 24-wired rooms, with up to an additional 10 wireless rooms. CasaTunes also offers music streamers designed to supply streams to and control of Audio Authority, Channel Vision, Nuvo, RTI, Russound and SpeakerCraft multi-room systems. CasaTunes systems integrate well with popular control systems such as Control4, Key Digital, Loxone, On Controls, Roomie Remote and RTI. Founded in 2006, CasaTunes is a privately held entity headquartered in Ft. Collins, Colorado with offices in Florida. Visit www.CasaTunes.com for more information.