all about bluesound
Bluesound is a whole-house music eco-system, allowing up to 64 Bluesound products to work on the same network system. Any number of zones can be grouped together to work as one, or act as individual audio systems running unique music from any number of streaming services, network stored music, or music stored on laptops, phones, and tablets.
Bluesound products cover everything from small wireless loudspeakers, through to a full 5.1 system for TV / movie viewing, all with the same ease of use and functions.
One single control app covers all Bluesound products, an app that has evolved over many years to become one of the most comprehensive and stable apps available. Below, we'll run through everything that Bluesound products are capable of.
Bluesound boast a huge number of worldwide music streaming apps, including the standard and Connect versions of Spotify and TIDAL, the latter including full MQA decoding for their Masters streaming option, and all tier qualities for Amazon Music.
TuneIN Radio opens up tens of thousands of worldwide internet radio stations, including many BBC stations.
All Bluesound products are compatible with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa voice control, allowing you hands-free control of all your Bluesound products around the house.
All Bluesound products are compatible with aptX Bluetooth HD and Apple AirPlay2, giving you the highest quality wireless streaming capability from phones and tablets, or any other suitably equipped devices.
As well as wireless streaming options, all Bluesound products allow the physical analogue and digital connection of existing audio or video equipment, such as Compact Disc players, games consoles, Blu-ray players, personal audio players, Apple TV boxes, or Sky TV or Virgin TV boxes.
Bluesound products are compatible with many different digital audio formats, including MP3, AAC, WMA, WMA-L, OGG, ALAC, and OPUS, plus hi-resolution formats such as FLAC, WAV, AIFF, MPEG-4 SLS, as well as MQA.
Crestron, RTI, Control4, ELAN, Push, URC, and Lutron, allow Bluesound to be integrated into existing whole-house control systems, and allow a high degree of flexibility for large custom installations.
As well as Bluesound's own BluOS control system, all Bluesound products are compatible with the highly informative Roon system - click on the Roon logo to find out more about Roon.