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Yamaha Adds Apple, Android Streaming To AVRs

12/08/2011 01:49:39 PM Eastern

Buena Park, Calif. - Yamaha has
upgraded its free AV Controller app to enable music streaming over Wi-Fi
networks from iOS and Android mobile devices to the company's networked A/V
receivers.

Like its predecessor, the AV
Controller App 2.0 turns Apple and Android handheld devices into an RF remote
that controls such A/V receiver functions as source switching, AM/FM tuning,
accessing networked content, engaging DSP and modes, adjusting volume, and
on/off. Also like before, the app enables users to distribute music to multiple
rooms.

With the free app, president Tom
Sumner told TWICE, one user can stream from an iPad, and the song metadata and
album cover can appear on another user's Android tablet.

The new app requires Android OS
2.1 or iOS 4.2 or higher, a wireless local a local area network, and a networked
Yamaha receiver.

Upon downloading the app, users
can run a demo to full understand its features.

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