29 Jun RIVA Audio Announces The Perfect Pairing of Spotify Connect And The WAND Series Speakers
Fountain Valley, CA, June 27, 2017 – RIVA Audio, the lifestyle brand of Audio Design Experts, Inc (ADX™), announced today the integration of Spotify Connect with the brand’s award-winning RIVA WAND (Wireless Audio Network Design) Series of speakers. Premium subscribers will enjoy the flexibility of choosing their favorite songs or stations from the millions of tracks available on Spotify, and will appreciate the simplicity of playing the music on any of their WAND speakers networked throughout the home. The music streams directly to the speakers from the Internet — the app just controls the selection — providing a high-quality signal that makes the most of the audio capabilities of RIVA’s Trillium™ technology in speakers like the RIVA ARENA and RIVA FESTIVAL. The user can even to take a phone call without interrupting the music. Spotify and RIVA’s WAND simply make for a perfect duo.
Started in 2008, Spotify has quickly become one of the world’s top music services* making it a perfect fit with RIVA Audio and the company’s new Wi-Fi speakers. The app is available for most modern devices in Europe, the Americas, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Spotify Premium offers close to 30 million tracks, and users can browse, create or share playlists of friends, artists and celebrities.
“This is a marriage made in music heaven,” says Rikki Farr, Founder and Chief Creative Officer of RIVA Audio.
RIVA Audio’s award-winning RIVA WAND Series is a customizable and easy-to-use multi-room “+” wireless audio system that combines the freedom to deliver high-fidelity audio to every room or outdoor location with the flexibility to play from any networked or local source. RIVA’s WAND Series features the compact ARENA and full-range tabletop FESTIVAL speakers. Utilizing RIVA’s patented Trillium™ technology and unique audio design, the WAND Series is perfect for Spotify music enthusiasts who demand an audio experience that’s as close to live as it gets. Users can enjoy more freedom thanks to a multitude of connectivity options including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth®, AirPlay® and DLNA and can stream seemingly unlimited audio content from Spotify® Connect and others. Last but not least, WAND’s integrated Away Mode, water resistance and optional battery pack combine with Spotify’s offline mode to give you the freedom to listen to your music anywhere; no Wi-Fi required. The WAND Series’ features and performance have attracted numerous awards from media outlets and trade associations, including the prestigious CES 2017 Innovation Honoree Award, CTA’s CES 2017 Mark of Excellence Award, Residential System’s 2016 CEDIA Best of Show Award, TWICE’s CEDIA 2016 Best of Show Award, Innovation & Tech Today’s Editor’s Choice Award and the TWICE CES 2017 Pick Award, since its introduction at CEDIA 2016 and CES 2017 and is now available to impress consumers at RIVA Audio retailers and rivaaudio.ca.
RIVA’s WAND Series speakers are available in black with a titanium grill, or white with a silver grill. The ARENA sells for $249 and FESTIVAL for $499. The optional ARENA battery pack is available in black or white and sells for $99. For more information about RIVA Audio or to locate an authorized RIVA Audio dealer in your area, please visit www.rivaaudio.ca or 844-GET RIVA.
Download the Spotify App for free on Spotify.com, from Google Play or the iTunes App store. Spotify Premium is a subscription service available for $9.99 per month that allows you to play any song, eliminate ads, improve audio quality bitrates, and even listen to music in offline mode. For more information, visit Spotify.com.
*According to App Annie https://www.appannie.com/insights/mobile-music-streaming-driving-the-next-digital-revolution/
| ABOUT RIVA AUDIO |
RIVA Audio was born from a simple yet powerful idea: That legendary audio guru Rikki Farr (Chairman of ADX™) coupled with passionate designers, patent awarded engineers, pioneering rock ‘n’ rollers and leaders from the world of commerce could create a real alternative to much of today’s over processed audio. RIVA designs award winning audio products by combining the very best components with the true art of audio tuning for people who are passionate about music and are seeking great performance, value and enhancement of their modern lifestyle. RIVA is a philosophy, a bold new standard and a defiant rejection of the idea that people can’t afford great audio and therefore must accept the bland experience of today’s tin-can wireless speakers. RIVA is headquartered in Southern California where they create and design their RIVA family of products. For more information about RIVA, please visit www.rivaaudio.ca or connect with us at Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google +, Youtube and Pinterest.
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