CES: Linksys by Cisco to Offer Lossless Wireless Multi-Room Audio

Cisco Linksys
CES: Linksys by Cisco to Offer Lossless Wireless Multi-Room Audio

Linksys intends to exploit its wireless prowess, strong brand and broad distribution o take on Sonos in the wireless multi-room audio category. At CES, Linksys announced a full system that can integrate with existing audio products or operate pretty much standalone.

The complete release is here:

Cisco Multi-room Home Audio Solution Enhances and Extends the Listening Experience for Consumers

Linksys by Cisco Wireless Home Audio Makes it Easy to Play Music from a Variety of Sources Wirelessly Throughout the Home

LAS VEGAS – January 7, 2009 – Cisco today announced the Linksys by Cisco Wireless Home Audio system at the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. From the world leaders in networking, the Wireless Home Audio system utilizes Wireless-N technology to deliver a rich audio experience to any room in the home. Users can create a party atmosphere with immaculate synchronization when listening to the same song throughout the entire home, or send different music to customized “zones”. The Wireless Home Audio solution also puts millions of songs at your fingertips through integrated Internet services such as Rhapsody, and RadioTime. An optional Docking Station for iPod enables content on Apple iPod™, including podcasts, audio books, and purchased iTunes content, to be played through any Wireless Home Audio device on the network. Wireless Home Audio products also work great with the newly announced Linksys by Cisco Media Hub that gathers and presents the available media on a network.



blog comments powered by Disqus

Featured Articles