Monitor Audio to adopt BluOS® High-Resolution Multi-room audio platform
London, England, Tuesday, 21st August 2018 – Monitor Audio, the renowned UK based speaker company, its sister brand Roksan and Lenbrook International, the owner and developer of the market-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.
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-wining Monitor Audio sound. For more information visit Monitoraudio.com.In late 2016, Monitor Audio purchased Roksan, one of the most recognised names in highfidelity 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.
BluOS® is a premium multi-room audio ecosystem that manages 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 highresolution 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 smart phones, tablets, and PC desktops, BluOS is the ultimate choice for the modern audiophile.
For more information visit BluOS.net.
UK Media Relations, Monitor Audio
North America Media Relations, Lenbrook International
UK Media Relations, Lenbrook International
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