ISE 2017 - SpeakerCraft Adds Streaming Services to Its Multi-Room Audio Platform

“SpeakerCraft's new software refresh makes multi-room audio even easier for installers to configure, and simpler for homeowners to use,” Core Brands Software Product Manager, Tom McKeon emphasized today. “The new features introduced in this software update truly make the platform more user-friendly than ever. And, as a free software update, it enables any existing SpeakerCraft MRA-664 system to easily upgrade to include them!”

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS, 7 February 2017 - Demonstrating its commitment to provide custom installers with cutting-edge audio solutions for their customers, SpeakerCraft from Core Brands today announced a major update to its multi-room audio software that adds streaming audio services, a new streamlined user interface, and a dynamic zone grouping feature. The introduction was made at ISE 2017 at Core Brands Stand 1-N53 at the RAI Convention Center in Amsterdam.

"SpeakerCraft's new software refresh makes multi-room audio even easier for installers to configure, and simpler for homeowners to use," Core Brands Software Product Manager, Tom McKeon emphasized today. "The new features introduced in this software update truly make the platform more user-friendly than ever. And, as a free software update, it enables any existing SpeakerCraft MRA-664 system to easily upgrade to include them!"
The software's new built-in streaming services include Spotify, TuneIn, Pandora and other popular Internet radio services. These new services unlock a seventh source in the MRA-664 chassis that drives the multi-room ecosystem's six zones of audio, expandable to 12 with a second chassis. Additionally, the dynamic zone grouping feature allows family members to instantly group media zones on-the-fly, perfect for party mode or when the entertainment moves from room to room.
Launched in 2015 as a six-source, six-zone system, SpeakerCraft's MRA664 is anchored by the easy-to-install ecosystem that includes two touch panels and a wireless remote. The installation wizard enables configuring of the entire system - now seven sources and six zones - from a tablet or laptop. The SpeakerCraft app can be downloaded for free from the Apple App Store or Google Play to enable control from mobile devices.
See the new MRA-664 ecosystem in action at ISE 2017 at Core Brands Stand 1-N53.

About SpeakerCraft
The choice of custom installers for its bold performance, SpeakerCraft combines premier audio with designer aesthetics to fill the home with music and audio enjoyment inside and out. Internationally recognized for innovation in architectural loudspeakers, SpeakerCraft is distributed through a comprehensive channel of select dealers throughout the United States, Canada and countries worldwide. For more information, visit www.speakercraft.com.
About Core Brands
Anchored by the ELAN Smart Home Control Platform, Core Brands combines the strengths of its iconic control, audio, power management, connectivity and video distribution brands - ELAN®, SpeakerCraft®, Gefen®, Niles®, Panamax®, Proficient®, Furman®, Sunfire® and Xantech® - to deliver a portfolio of connected home and commercial solutions to its channel partners and end users. For further information, visit www.corebrands.com.

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