Bluesound has added Spotify Connect to its suite of digital music services, accessible through an upcoming software release. Bluesound owners will be able to access and control over 20 million songs on Spotify's music streaming service from any room in the house. Spotify Connect can also be streamed to multiple Bluesound Players simultaneously in the home, making for an even richer multi-room audio experience.
Spotify Connect will be streamed through Bluesound’s HiFi music players on a home network, either via Wi-Fi or Ethernet, with simple control on any iOS or Android device.
Spotify Connect will be streamed through Bluesound’s HiFi music players on a home network, either via Wi-Fi or Ethernet, with simple control on any iOS or Android device. According to Bluesound, the company places the utmost importance on music integrity and has stretched the bounds of possibilities in the development of custom hardware and software to ensure that the digital signal remains true to the artist’s original recording. With Spotify Connect, streaming music between smart devices and Bluesound couldn’t be simpler.
“Spotify Connect is a perfect addition to Bluesound’s digital and streaming technologies. Our users will get the best of both worlds: true and reliable HiFi along with Spotify Connect’s effortless control of music across your phone, tablet, and the Bluesound ecosystem,” said Greg Stidsen, Bluesound's director of technology & product planning. “Imagine entering your home listening to your favorite Spotify playlist on your phone and then seamlessly connecting to your Bluesound Player without missing a single beat of music. Bluesound’s family of dedicated, multi-room wireless streaming digital music Players can do this. It gives users the ability to playback millions of songs from Spotify Connect to any room in the home or all rooms at once. That’s truly Living HiFi.”
Spotify Premium subscribers who want true high-performance fidelity will be able to start streaming Spotify Connect on Bluesound Players on July 1, 2014. Users will need to upgrade their Bluesound Players to software version 1.10.0 or higher and download the updated iOS App v1.10.0 or Android App v1.10.0 to be able to experience Spotify Connect on Bluesound. For more information about Spotify Connect, view this video.