Apple AirPlay is getting sequel, here’s where it’s coming to

Apple’s AirPlay software is getting an update soon making an even easier and smoother experience for playing music between devices.

AirPlay allows Apple devices to connect between each other and speakers/receivers to send music or control your Apple TV. In an ever-increasingly connected world, being able to shoot your music straight from your phone to speakers with the tap of a button and no wires is becoming more and more vital for consumers. With the announcement of their new iPhones, Apple also revealed more about AirPlay 2 – an update to their connected, streaming software. Here we’ve compiled all of the receivers and speakers that will be getting AirPlay 2 compatibility.

Apple’s own brand home speaker, the HomePod, will of course be compatible. As will fourth generation Apple TV’s and Apple TV 4K, which can both be used as Airplay 2 targets with speakers connected through their HDMI’s. Lastly of Apple’s own products, the AirPort Express will also be compatible to stream through with speakers connected via a jack.

Bang & Olufsen

Bose

  • Home Speaker 500 — Early 2019
  • Soundbar 500 — Early 2019
  • Soundbar 700 — Early 2019

Denon & Marantz

Devialet

Libratone

Naim

Sonos

 

 

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