Google Forged tech is coming to extra audio system this yr
Finally yr’s CES, Google introduced that the Forged tech that lets you beam video with a Chromecast can be obtainable to audio as properly. This meant that corporations have been free to place the function in new units alongside AirPlay and Bluetooth connectivity. Whereas a couple of choices arrived in 2015, Forged is not but a standard function on new audio system, soundbars and different audio gear. That stands to vary in 2016, and as we speak, a lot of audio corporations introduced plans to take benefit this yr.
Becoming a member of the likes of Sony and LG, who’ve already shipped Forged-pleasant units, is an inventory of nicely-recognized manufacturers. Bang & Olufsen, Harman Kardon, Onkyo, Philips, Pioneer, and Raumfeld are all on board to make audio system and different gear that’ll play good with Google’s wi-fi audio function. And you will not have to attend for brand spanking new units to take benefit both. B&O, for instance, plans to make Forged out there on its excessive-finish audio system by way of software program replace, together with its BeoPlay A6 and BeoPlay A9 which might be already out there.