Rdio Forges New Parterships With DTS, Google, Hisense And LG Electronics
January 6, 2015 at 12:06 PM (PT)
RDIO has forged partnerships with DTS, GOOGLE, HISENSE and LG ELECTRONICS, extending its presence on connected home devices to provide convenient access to its mix of free Internet radio and unlimited on-demand music, it was announced at the CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW, currently taking place in LAS VEGAS.
RDIO content will soon be available through a pre-loaded app on HISENSE smart TVs and other connected devices, building on the service's current TV presence through ROKU, GOOGLE CHROMECAST and upcoming HTML5-based smart TV compatibility.
The new partnerships also extend RDIO’s reach with in-home wireless speaker systems through integration in the LG CONNECT SDK home streaming platform for mobile devices interfacing with smart TVs, DTS PLAY-FI technology and GOOGLE CAST for audio. These advancements add to RDIO's current wireless speaker partnerships, which include SONOS, SAMSUNG SHAPE and BLUESOUND devices by LENBROOK.
Commented RDIO CEO ANTHONY BAY: “Our vision is to offer every song ever recorded, on any device, anywhere in the world, instantly tuned to each listener. Providing our customers with a simple, integrated and consistent music experience in their homes is a priority for us and one we are investing significant resources in.
“Dedicated audio devices as well as integrating music into the TV experience are priorities for us, and we look forward to introducing RDIO on each of these exciting devices and platforms in 2015.”