New BluOS expands the home listening experience with the ability to create a wireless Dolby Digital® surround sound system and support for Deezer HiFi lossless streaming.
PICKERING, CANADA, NOVEMBER 20, 2017 – Lenbrook International, the Canada-based developers of the BluOS® music operating system, today announces new software for the BluOS ecosystem, an update that includes many new features and enhancements that make streaming and listening to music wirelessly around the home even better. The new BluOS software and apps, version 2.14, for smartphone and tablet are available today to BluOS customers with a simple update on their control device and BluOS-enabled system.
“We want BluOS to continue to serve as a destination for music lovers, increasingly becoming the center of their music experience in the home,” said Andrew Haines, BluOS Product Manager. “The possibilities for BluOS to bring the music experience to life and make it more engaging for users are quite literally only limited by imagination.”
Today’s new software update enhances BluOS mobile apps and introduces a host of new system features for customers, retailers, and custom integrators to enjoy, including:
Dolby Digital® Surround for Bluesound PULSE SOUNDBAR
Using the new BluOS app, the PULSE SOUNDBAR and SUB can be wirelessly connected to a pair of PULSE FLEXs to act as dedicated rear wireless surround speakers for an immersive high-resolution listening experience.
Deezer HiFi is Now Available on All BluOS-Enabled Products
For the first time, Deezer HiFi subscribers will be able to enjoy millions of songs in lossless CD-quality at 16-bit FLAC and stream it to any BluOS Enabled wireless speaker, stereo component or home theater for a high-fidelity listening experience.
Faster, More Intuitive Music Access
A new optimized music engine allows for a more responsive experience and easier browsing with quick on-demand access to local music collections, custom playlists, favorites, and music streaming services.
Other features of the new BluOS 2.14 software include:
- Related Artist Radio and Explicit Content Filter on TIDAL
- Featured Playlists, Popular Playlists and Purchased Tracks on Juke
- Optical Input Auto Sense for supporting Bluesound Players
- Custom Group Names for Fixed Groups
- Option to Disable Bluetooth for Commercial Applications
- Input Source Selection for BluOS-enabled MDC modules for NAD Electronics
- App switching between the BluOS Controller and NAD Remote apps
- New language support for Hungarian
To enjoy the new BluOS 2.14 software, users need to upgrade their BluOS-enabled products to firmware version 2.14.0 or higher and download the new apps for smartphone and tablet. For more on the latest BluOS firmware and apps visit bluesound.com/downloads.
Marketing, Lenbrook International
North American Media Relations, Lenbrook International
International Media Relations, Lenbrook International
BluOS(TM) 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 music 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, please visit BluOS.net.