Philips goes after Sonos with its izzy multi-room audio line
Corporations have lastly caught on to Sonos’ type of multi-room audio and are trotting out comparable merchandise of their very own. Philips is leaping on the bandwagon as properly, and at CES this yr, the corporate is debuting its izzy line. Made up of 4 speaker choices, the izzy collection goals to blanket your home with audio and it has a key function that differentiates it from the competitors. Most multi-room setups require an app to deal with the configuration, however that is not the case right here. Philips’ izzy does not want a router or any additional software program because the audio system create their very own community and could be paired in a gaggle of as much as 5 with the push of a button.
Starting from compact as much as bigger sizes, the izzy audio system can be utilized to all play the identical factor or cut up off for particular person use. The izzy BM50 can play CDs and broadcast radio along with streaming Bluetooth audio out of your cellular system. It has built-in audio system as properly, so it could possibly function the hub, if you’ll. And sure, you possibly can beam CD audio and radio (and USB information) to all the different izzy audio system in your setup. Philips is not speaking pricing simply but, however the izzy collection is predicted to reach in Might.