Onkyo has announced several firmware updates activating DTS Play-Fi wireless multi-room audio on select hi-fi and home entertainment products. The DTS Play-Fi firmware update is available now for the Onkyo SBT-A500 Network Surround Sound Bar System and Onkyo NCP-302 Wireless Network Speaker. The company also announced that select 2016 models and all 2017 models are scheduled to receive a DTS Play-Fi update by the end of September.
The newly released Onkyo Music Control app (iOS/Android) featuring DTS Play-Fi allows listeners to wirelessly stream CD-quality music from smartphones and tablets over Wi-Fi to DTS Play-Fi-compatible speakers, amplifiers, and other products throughout the home. Consumers can stream a single source to multiple DTS Play-Fi-/ Play-Fi-ready products for music in every room.
Firmware updates for network-enabled 2017-model Onkyo A/V receivers, home entertainment systems, and hi-fi components, together with PR-RZ5100 Network A/V Controller, TX-RZ1100, and TX-RZ3100 Network A/V Receiver are due by end of September.