Google Forged tech is coming to extra audio system this yr

Google Cast tech is coming to more speakers this year

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.

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