Monitor Audio to Adopt BluOS® High-Resolution Multi-Room Audio Platform

BluOS ecosystem continues its expansion as premium international audio brands choose this best-in-class option for audio enthusiasts and audiophiles.

London, England, August 21, 2018 (Newswire) - Monitor Audio, the renowned UK based speaker company, its sister brand Roksan and Lenbrook International, the owner and developer of the marketing-leading BluOS high-resolution multi-room platform, announced a global cooperation agreement that will bring the BluOS streaming platform to upcoming Monitor Audio and Roksan products. The announcement marks Monitor Audio's entrance into the growing multi-room streaming category and signals their intent to make BluOS their multi-room platform choice for Monitor Audio and Roksan branded products in the future.

"Our development team explored all of the available options for wireless multi-room audio solutions that premier loudspeaker companies must be reviewing in this marketplace," stated Andrew Flatt, Monitor Audio's Chairman & CEO. "After a full review, we've decided to adopt the BluOS platform. It's purpose-built for discerning audio enthusiasts and thereby fits with our own core values. Integrating the BluOS multi-room music management experience with our own audio performance and design values will only add to the desirability and satisfaction of our products for our existing and future customers."

"Monitor Audio is a perfect partner brand to add into the BluOS ecosystem since they believe, as we do, that high-resolution audio matters," says Gordon Simmonds, CEO of Lenbrook International. "Monitor Audio is a global brand and brings solid distribution partnerships fully capable of delivering the BluOS success factors to the discriminating audiophiles and audio enthusiast that love music and want premium audio performance." 

BluOS is an award-winning proprietary, but brand-agnostic, platform, which means that any BluOS Enabled product connected to the same Wi-Fi network can share music libraries and playlists, regardless of the brand of speaker or audio component. With the addition of multiple hardware partners, music lovers will be able to choose from a variety of traditional hi-fi and modern wireless products from several international premium brands to create a wireless whole-home audio system that suits their lifestyles, without compromising on audio quality.

Media Contacts:

Matthew Tasker
UK Media Relations, Monitor Audio
E: matt@ammonitemedia.com

Peter Hoagland
North America Media Relations, Lenbrook International
E: peter@hoagland.us

Richard Stevenson
International Media Relations, Lenbrook International
E: richard@rspr.co.uk

About Monitor Audio

Monitor Audio Ltd is a British owned and managed audio design specialist which has created globally renowned loudspeakers for over 40 years. They lead the industry with their build quality and have speakers for every situation--from two-channel and home cinema configurations, through multi-room and smart home audio solutions, to outdoor environments, each speaker delivers the award-winning Monitor Audio sound. For more information visit Monitoraudio.com. 

In late 2016, Monitor Audio purchased Roksan, one of the most recognised names in high-fidelity audio. Roksan has created award-winning audio products in the UK for over 30 years and their extreme attention to detail, together with an uncompromising approach to quality, has created a range of turntables, CD players, amplifiers and streaming systems that are acclaimed throughout the world. This makes Roksan the perfect partner for Monitor Audio. For more information visit Roksan.com. 

About BluOS

BluOS® is a premium multi-room audio ecosystem that managers stored and cloud music sources and playback, with support for high-resolution audio streams up to 24/192. Adopted by some of the most renowned hi-fi audio brands and integrated with numerous smart home control systems, BluOS allows for interoperability among enabled devices across brands for maximum versatility and use cases. Integrations with popular streaming services like Tidal, Spotify, Qobuz, and Deezer, as well as featuring support for FLAC, WAV, MQA, and other high-resolution formats and codecs, BluOS offers virtually unlimited access to music of all genres for any occasion. Made up of an operating system and a control application for smartphones, tablets, and PC desktops, BluOS is the ultimate choice for the modern audiophile. For more information visit BluOS.net. 

About Lenbrook International

Lenbrook International is the owner of high-fidelity audio brands NAD Electronics, PSB Speakers, and Bluesound, and the BluOS distributed audio and music management platform. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Lenbrook Group of Companies, a privately-held Canadian corporation formed in 1978, specialized in manufacturing, supplying, and distributing electronics and communications products for over 84 markets worldwide. For more information visit Lenbrook.com. 

Source: Lenbrook International


Categories: Consumer Electronics

Tags: audio/video, bluos, consumer electronics, lenbrook international, loudspeakers, monitor audio, multi-room streaming, music streaming, roksan, stereo, wireless audio


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