Libre Wireless Technologies Introduces New Universal Wireless Audio Streaming and Multiroom Audio End Point

January 10 2020, 00:30
During CES 2020, Libre Wireless Technologies announced a unique new industry-leading consumer wireless audio streaming solution characterized as the “Universal Audio Streaming Endpoint.” The new embedded solution, based on Libre’s latest LS9X mainstream WiFi media module, enables new audio product developments that seamlessly and concurrently support all major streaming ecosystems, directly in single-end and multiroom configurations.

As Libre Wireless explains, this unique new embedded Wi-Fi media platform leads the market to support and seamlessly move between concurrently operating audio streaming ecosystem players, all embedded within one product. The audio capabilities include single endpoint streaming and also fully synchronized multiroom-multidevice streaming, including interoperability across brands and product types. 

“Consumers love their voice assistants and so this platform also enables convenient voice control of the devices, both single devices as well as multiroom-multidevice groupings leveraging consumers many existing voice assistant products. This brings consumers convenient and simple voice control across ecosystems delivering a simple and interoperable whole home audio experience for the first time,” says Jordan Watters, Chief Executive Officer of Libre Wireless Technologies.

The new Universal Audio Streaming platform leverages Libre’s new LS9X mainstream WiFi media module to enable these industry leading capabilities at compelling solution price points. The new LS9X leverages Libre’s proven and embedded hardware and software solutions from its LS9AD module family that’s certified with Google Chromecast Built-In, Amazon Alexa Built-In, Apple Airplay2 and Spotify Connect. It features dual band 11ac WiFi, Bluetooth audio, simple Bluetooth LE setup and all the necessary media processing.

“This is truly a revolutionary embedded audio solution that has been desired and requested for many years now,” Jordan Watters adds. “It is quite complex and has taken a lot of special code and integration work to get the seamless and concurrent operation working properly. We know consumers love their top ecosystems of Amazon, Google, Apple and Spotify, and this new platform will allow them to conveniently jump between them in real-time in the home. It also delivers great value to brands, ODM’s and retailers by enabling just one model/SKU that can accommodate all the top ecosystems.”

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