Bang & Olufsen announces'Full integration of Spotify music BeoSound plant 5. The integration also adds another function in BeoSound 5, expanding its range of digital music with the extraordinary Spotify music catalog as well as songs digitized and 14.000 radio stations on the web. The integration is added to all new units BeoSound 5; in line with the dedication of Bang & Olufsen to continuous customer service, existing owners of BeoSound 5 can easily add Spotify with a free software upgrade available online. You can try now your favorite Spotify playlist with BeoSound 5 and the choice of Bang & Olufsen, in any store Bang & Olufsen where Spotify is available.
"Owners of Bang & Olufsen have told us that they wanted to Spotify and we listened"He affermatoTheis Moerk, category manager of Bang & Olufsen. "More and more consumers choose to stream their music and, in many markets, streaming music than CDs. Because of the low bit rates, streaming, however, had held many music fans. Now, with Spotify fully integrated in BeoSound 5 owners of Bang & Olufsen have access to more than 20 million songs in the best quality streaming. The partnership with Spotify is an important step to keep owners of Bang & Olufsen updated on the increasing availability of musical entertainment and we hope to cooperate again with Spotify in the future ".
"We are excited to start streaming with Bang & Olufsen"Said Riad Hawa, global hardware partnership manager of Spotify."Bang & Olufsen can boast very high quality standards for both acoustic performance, both for the quality of the design. The union of BeoSound 5 and Spotify will give a musical experience out of the ordinary bringing millions of songs in high fidelity directly into your living room. "
BeoSound 5 allows you to have all the music from a single intuitive interfaceRegardless of where it is stored. Connecting to a variety of sources - including NAS, Airplay, DLNA, Bluetooth A2DP and now Spotify - LCDs BeoSound 5 and the scroll wheel make musical entertainment even easier. Spotify supports playback of WMA and FLAC lossless files besides music mp3 and has a capacity of on-board storage totaled songs 175.000, 10.000 or between their favorite CDs.
The unique MOTS analyzes the song that you are listening - you monitor the sound, rhythmic and dynamic aspects - to automatically create a playlist from the music stored and take you places in your music collection that may have remained undiscovered for too long .
BeoSound 5 is available at retail Bang & Olufsen worldwide recommended retail price of Euro 3.300 (including BeoMaster 5). The use of the function of Spotify BeoSound 5 requires a Spotify Premium subscription. Spotify is available on selected markets globally since 3 April.