Fusion Research announced today that it has developed the first multi-source music server with DTS Play-Fi® high definition, wireless technology built in. It will begin shipping directly after CEDIA with two-way drivers for Control4, RTI, URC and Crestron all available by year end.
The first multi-source DTS Play-Fi® Server from Fusion Research
New York, NY, 10/06/15 - Fusion Research announced today that it has developed the first multi-source music server with DTS Play-Fi® high definition, wireless technology built in. It will begin shipping directly after CEDIA with two-way drivers for Control4, RTI, URC and Crestron all available by year end. Additional drivers will come in the new year. Through the Fusion Research Play-Fi Server, all DTS Play-Fi products and these leading home automation systems will now be seamlessly compatible with each other, with no additional hardware or integration required.
The partnership between Fusion Research and DTS is a natural fit, as the Ovation line of products had established itself in the past several years as one of the leading choices for CEDIA channel companies with its mature two-way drivers for virtually all the major automation companies.
According to Fusion Research's VP of Sales, Ingo Schmoldt, "We were intrigued by the Play-Fi ecosystem's reputation for delivering high quality wireless audio regardless of device, platform or brand and were really impressed with the partners that have chosen to work with DTS Play-Fi technology. With our new Play-Fi® product, we essentially open up the custom channel for wireless speakers and amplifiers from all of these leading audio companies, with control drivers for most of the major automation companies."
"Home automation and distributed, whole-home audio streaming have long been cornerstones of the custom-install industry. Finding a bridge to home automation systems is a natural evolution of the DTS Play-Fi platform," said Dannie Lau, general manager, Play-Fi Division at DTS. "Fusion is an ideal fit for the Play-Fi ecosystem and ensures that the technology's high definition, wireless solutions are now easily controlled by the major automation manufacturers."
The Play-Fi Server is a six source piece with two analog and one digital outputs, in addition to three independent Play-Fi outputs. The system is designed to support 100% wireless Play-Fi environments, as well as hybrid installations where a conventional wired distributed audio setup is augmented with wireless in some zones. The product will retail for $999 and will be available to dealers through distribution as well as through Play-Fi partners including Definitive Technology, Martin Logan and Paradigm among others.
About Fusion Research
Fusion Research is a leading manufacturer of media servers, allowing people to collect, manage, and display their media throughout their home, business or yacht. The company's products have received numerous awards and industry recognition. Fusion supports Blu-ray, DVDs, music & streaming media. Fusion is an official partner with most control companies and has drivers available for Control4, Elan, Niles Auriel, Savant, RTI, Crestron, AMX and URC. Fusion is headquartered in California with engineering in Maryland. For information visit www.fusionrd.com or call 925.217.1233.
About DTS, Inc.
Since 1993, DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI) has been dedicated to making the world sound better. Through its pioneering audio solutions for mobile devices, home theater systems, cinema and beyond, DTS provides incredibly high-quality, immersive and engaging audio experiences to listeners everywhere. DTS technology is integrated in more than two billion devices globally, and the world's leading video and music streaming services are increasingly choosing DTS to deliver premium sound to their listeners' network-connected devices. For more information, please visit www.dts.com.
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