StreamUnlimited Announces Quad Core Hardware Module Solution for Connected Audio Products

October 15 2018, 01:00
StreamUnlimited's Stream1832 hardware module is one of the latest hardware modules in the market to meet the recently updated Google Assistant specification requirements. Providing a powerful quad core platform and 1.5GHz CPU designed for Google Assistant, Chromecast, and AirPlay 2 built-in enabled products, Stream1832 in combination with StreamSDK software provides a development solution optimized for cost and low power consumption, enablind brands to innovate without being constrained by hardware limitations.

The Stream1832 hardware module was recently presented at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair (October 13-16, 2018) and has been carefully designed by StreamUnlimited to consider the latest requirements of all major audio features including Google Assistant, Chromecast built-in, AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect and Amazon Voice Services. Stream1832 can be applied in connected soundbars, smart speakers, network audio streaming players, premium audio, smart home ecosystems and other devices. This latest offering places StreamUnlimited at the forefront of industry requirements for the latest generation of connected audio product development and reinforces the company's position as a global system integration partner for the world's leading audio brands.

"The introduction of the Stream1832 module has been well received by both our existing and new customers as an ideal option for next generation smart audio products. The intention of our design and engineering teams, both in hardware and in software, is always to create the optimal solution in terms of performance, cost and longevity. It is also extremely important to adhere to the performance requirements of those features that are driving the connected audio space," says Frits Wittgrefe, CEO at StreamUnlimited. "Our solutions like Stream1832 and StreamSDK software address the ever-increasing technical complexity in the arena of connected ecosystems and relieve the burden on our brand customers striving to create state-of-the-art products."

StreamUnlimited's StreamSDK is a flexible, modular software solution that transports any streaming audio functionality to multiple consumer electronics devices. Alongside support fort Chromecast built-in and the Google Assistant, features include Apple Airplay 2, Amazon Voice Services, a vast range of music and Internet radio services, support for high resolution audio, UPnP/DLNA, USB, BT, wireless and Ethernet connection, graphical user interface, Android and iOS applications and a proprietary Multiroom streaming solution. StreamSDK is portable to various processing platforms including the StreamVienna ready-to-use hardware module family, ranging from the low-cost Stream1832 to the premium Stream810.

StreamUnlimited, with offices in Vienna, Bratislava, Shenzhen and Mountain View, provides support to brand and ODM customers during the complete product design, development and manufacturing cycle. This facilitates teamwork and collaboration leading to a fast time to market. StreamUnlimited originated as a team of 25 engineers and in 13 years has built its own IP while more than tripling its size. Partnering with all major semiconductor companies and technology providers in the consumer electronics space, StreamUnlimited works with a global cross-section of high-end audio, CEDIA-channel, premium and mainstream consumer electronics manufacturers.
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