MONTPELIER, France, November 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Recently launched by AwoX, world leader in device-to-device communication technologies, the AwoX StriimLINK wireless audio network receiver enables you to play digital audio files on a Hi-Fi system, whether these are stored on a telephone, USB key or a computer. The AwoX StriimLINK is very easy to use either via a free downloadable application or as a native feature on HTC smartphones, thanks to the application's prestigious "HTC Connect" certification.
AwoX StriimLINK gives your Hi-Fi system a new lease of life: it can play music with incomparable sound quality, far superior to that offered by most docking stations, from your music library held on smartphones, tablets, USB key or a PC.
It is very easy to install: you simply need to connect the AwoX StriimLINK to your home network, using WiFi or an Ethernet cable. Your smartphone can then control your sound system, either via HTC Sense on your HTC smartphone, or via the free AwoX StriimControl application for Android. You can select the tracks to be played, set up play lists or choose web radio stations. AwoX StriimLink equally offers control buttons on the side of the unit (sound settings and mute).
In order to provide optimal decoding quality, the receiver is equipped with a digital S/PDIF connector which is ideal for maintaining the digital sound quality on even the latest Hi-Fi systems. The AwoX StriimLink can decode digital music stored on your computer if it is connected to the network via the free application available for Windows and Mac. Finally, the USB port also enables direct play of digital audio files in MP3, AAC, WMA and FLAC formats.
The AwoX StriimLINK is "HTC Connect"!
The HTC Connect certification awarded to the AwoX StriimLink guarantees total interaction via HTC Sense on HTC smartphones, you don't even need to download the AwoX StriimControl application.
After Pioneer, AwoX is the second manufacturer in the world to have achieved "HTC connect" certification, thanks to its wireless audio receiver, AwoX StriimLINK. This means that every owner of an HTC device can enjoy his or her music on Hi-Fi or home cinema systems which are connected to the AwoX StriimLINK.
AwoX StriimLINK is automatically detected by HTC smartphones, enabling users to play any music with optimal digital quality through their Hi-Fi system or amplifier.
Nicklas Jonsson, Vice President of Global Partner Management at HTC, commented: "We envision a world where your smartphone is the hub of your life. The HTC Connect program helps deliver this by letting people easily stream their favorite videos and songs from their smartphone right to their home or car. The combination of HTC handsets in combination with leading technology partners like AwoX results in an open ecosystem and, most importantly, a great user experience."
Technical characteristics of the AwoX StriimLINK:
- Audio: MP3 (to 48 kHz, CBR & VBR, 16 bits) - AAC (to 48 kHz, 8-320 kbps, 16 bits) - WMA (to 48 kHz, CBR & VBR, 16 bits) - LPCM (to 48 kHz, 16 bits) - WAV (to 48 kHz, 16 bits)
- Network: Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n - Ethernet: RJ45 10/100 - WPS: PBC
iOS and Android free download application
- Accessories provided: 5V/2A DC power supply, Jack to RCA cable, RCA-jack adaptor, User guide, mini CD
- Connections: 1x Ethernet RJ-45 - 1x USB 2.0 - 1x analogue stereo mini-jack outlet - 1x S/PDIF digital audio outle
- Certification: HTC Connect, UPnP and DLNA (DMR and DMS)
- Dimensions: 125 x 25 x 95 mm
- Weight: 150 g
- Power adaptor provided (100-240 V)
AwoX StriimLINK pictures: http://www.awox.com/HDPIC/StriimLINK_photos_HD.zip
Distribution network: http://www.awox.com/FR/distributors.html#France
Founded in 2003, AwoX designs and develops connected applications and technologies for TVs, tablets, Smartphones and computers, enabling users to share, play and control multimedia content between different devices.
Deployed on more than 70 million appliances, its software is used by leading consumer electronics companies such as Asus, HTC and Intel for interconnecting audio/video devices.
On the strength of this know-how, in 2013 AwoX began marketing its own range of interconnected multimedia accessories for end users under the AwoX Striim brand. Distributed in 17 countries, these innovative products allow end users to enjoy their music and films at any time on the device of their choice within their home.
AwoX is a board member of the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA), the audio/video interconnection standards body, and holds numerous major international patents for its connected technologies and multimedia products. AwoX's design and R&D activities are carried out at its corporate headquarters in Montpellier (France), while production management is carried out by its industrial subsidiary based in Singapore. AwoX has sales offices in Shenzhen (China), Taipei (Taiwan) and Palo Alto (USA).
More information: http://www.awox.com