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“We are pleased with this announcement; Spotify is a leading music streaming service, and Venice 6.5 devices with Spotify Connect massively enhance the audio listening experience for Spotify Premium users.”
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Frontier Silicon, the leading supplier of digital radio and connected audio technology, part of the Toumaz Group (TMZ.L), today announces that its Venice 6.5 dual band connected audio solution supports Spotify Connect - the brand new way to play music at home by Spotify.
The announcement follows close collaboration between Frontier Silicon and Spotify, the leading music streaming service. As a result, audio devices powered by Venice 6.5, such as wireless speakers, AV receivers and Internet radios, will be part of the Spotify Connect experience. Spotify Premium users can control and play their music through their phone, tablet and audio devices simply and effortlessly, at the touch of a button.
“Working with Frontier Silicon has been incredibly easy” said Pascal de Mul, Global Head of Hardware Partnerships at Spotify. “It took only a few weeks to integrate the service and have products ready to go. I’m sure Frontier will do an excellent job at delivering a raft of Spotify Connect-enabled audio devices.”
Jim Nicholas, VP Marketing at Frontier Silicon, said: “We are pleased with this announcement; Spotify is a leading music streaming service, and Venice 6.5 devices with Spotify Connect massively enhance the audio listening experience for Spotify Premium users.”
FS2026-5 Venice 6.5 is the 3rd generation connected audio module from Frontier Silicon. It features industry-leading 802.11bgn 2.4/5GHz dual band Wi-Fi with advanced network and audio features. Spotify Connect on Venice 6.5 will be presented in Frontier Silicon’s demo room this week at IFA. First products from selected partner audio brands are due in the shops later this year. To see a demo or find out more, please book a demonstration at www.frontier-silicon.com/events or contact your Frontier Silicon representative.
About Frontier Silicon Limited
Frontier Silicon is the world’s leading supplier of integrated circuits and modules for digital radio and connected audio products. Frontier Silicon is part of the Toumaz Group, which provides low power connected solutions for consumer audio and professional healthcare markets.
The group is headquartered in London, England, with design centres in Oxford, Cambridge and Romania. The company also has sales and technical support teams in Hong Kong, China and Japan.
Frontier Silicon’s audio products offer solutions for DAB/DAB+, Internet radio and connected audio - from silicon through software to production-ready platform designs.
Customers supplied by Frontier Silicon include Argon, Bang & Olufsen, Bose, Bush, Denon, Dual, Geneva, Goodmans, Grundig, Hama, harman/kardon, Hitachi, JVC, Magic Box, NAD, Onkyo, Panasonic, Philips, Pinell, Pioneer, Pure, Revo, Roberts, Ruark Audio, Sangean, Sanyo, Sharp, SIRIUS XM, Sony, TEAC, TechniSat, Tivoli Audio and Yamaha.
Frontier Silicon is a trademark or registered trademark of Frontier Silicon Ltd.
Spotify is an award-winning digital music service that gives you on-demand access to over 20 million tracks. Our dream is to make all the world’s music available instantly to everyone, wherever and whenever they want it. Spotify makes it easier than ever to discover, manage and share music with your friends, while making sure that artists get a fair deal.
Spotify is available in 28 markets: USA, UK, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Belgium, The Netherlands, Spain, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Luxembourg, Italy, Portugal, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Iceland and Mexico, with more than 24 million active users, and over 6 million paying subscribers.
Since its launch in Sweden in 2008, Spotify has driven more than half a billion US dollars to rights holders, and aims to drive another half a billion US dollars to rights holders during 2013. Spotify is already the second biggest source of digital music revenue for labels in Europe (IFPI, 2011) and the biggest and most successful music streaming service of its kind globally.
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