Onkyo, in partnership with StreamUnlimited, announces Google Chromecast built-in upgrade across their entire product range, based on StreamSDK

Vienna, Austria – May 17th, 2017 – Premium Japanese audio company, Onkyo, have announced Google Chromecast built-in capability, enabled as a software upgrade for more than 260 products across the world in their portfolio, including AVR`s and speakers under the Onkyo, and Pioneer brands.  In partnership with StreamUnlimited, Onkyo will deliver Google Chromecast built-in via the StreamSDK software solution to both new and existing customers for audio and home theater.

Onkyo continue to use the proven StreamSDK across our portfolio, as it delivers the highest degree of flexibility and enables us to continue to build unique and feature rich products.  This has resulted in the opportunity to enhance user experience and our feature set with Google Chromecast built-in. 

“We are extremely proud to continue our partnership with Onkyo in enabling their Google Chromecast built-in upgrade, which will further enhance the experience for their consumers in streaming and multiroom audio” said Frits Wittgrefe, CEO of StreamUnlimited. “StreamSDK has powered Onkyo products since our collaboration began in 2015, and we are eager to see consumers join countless others in embracing this technology.

"I'm very pleased that we could announce today’s upgrade of Pioneer and Onkyo products," said Nobuaki Okuda, director and CTO, Onkyo Corporation and president, Onkyo and Pioneer Technology Corporation. "Onkyo have chosen StreamSDK to support this Chromecast built-in upgrade and I expect to keep this relationship for further expansion of product line-ups based on this technology.

About Onkyo:

Since 1946, Onkyo has been passionately committed to developing audio products that deliver uncommon performance, quality, and value. Bundling proprietary technologies and innovations with other sound-enhancing exclusives, Onkyo continues to create award-winning products that are lauded by industry-leading publications. The company's philosophy is to deliver products that are superbly designed and built to a consistently outstanding standard of excellence. The results can be seen in the obvious quality of any Onkyo-manufactured product, even before it’s turned on. 

About StreamSDK:

StreamSDK from StreamUnlimited is a flexible, modular software solution that transports any streaming audio functionality to multiple various consumer electronics devices.  Featuring Google Chromecast built-in, a vast range of music and Internet radio services, high resolution audio, Airplay, UPnP/DLNA, USB, BT, wireless and Ethernet connection, graphical user interface, Android and Apple iOS applications. Additionally, StreamSDK includes multi-room functionality with synchronization below two microseconds. StreamSDK is portable to various classes of silicon and includes the StreamVienna ready-to-use hardware module family, varying from the low-cost Stream770 to the premium Stream810.

About StreamUnlimited:

Founded in 2005, StreamUnlimited originated as a team of 25 engineers and in 10 years has built its’ own IP while tripling its size. Privately-owned StreamUnlimited is now a supplier of software solutions and modules for connected audio and IOT products. Partnering with all major semiconductor companies and technology providers in the consumer electronics channel, StreamUnlimited works with high-end audio, CEDIA-channel and premium and mainstream consumer electronics manufacturers located in the USA, Japan, China and Europe. For more details, visit www.StreamUnlimited.com


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