HTF News Editor
- Nov 1, 2017
- United Kingdom
- Real Name
- Martin Dew
Last week, Qobuz announced that it is the first service to add 24-bit Hi-Res audio streaming on the Sonos platform. This will enable Qobuz customers to listen to “studio-quality” music on Sonos speakers via the S2 app.
Qobuz USA Managing Director Dan Mackta said of the partnership, “Qobuz has always strived to make the highest quality audio accessible, as people become more interested in better sound. Now, on Sonos devices, we’re making it easy for millions more people to experience the improvement Hi-Res audio can make.”
Qobuz was the first music service to offer 16-bit FLAC streaming for Sonos and is now enabling 24-bit streaming, which will be compatible with most products on the 48 kHz/24-bit-capable Sonos S2 platform. Some years ago, Qobuz added hi-res compatible hardware on the Android platform. The company says it has always catered to the audiophile and offered “world-class”...