Products | Audio/Video Distribution Product of the Year


by Lenbrook International

Please provide a brief description of your product or project and highlight how the product or elements of the project enhance consumers’ at-home experience.

BluOS™ is a premium multi-room audio ecosystem that manages stored and cloud music sources and playback, with support for high-resolution audio streams up to 24/192. Adopted by some of the most renowned hifi audio brands and integrated with numerous smart home and voice control systems, BluOS allows for interoperability among enabled devices across brands for maximum versatility and use cases. Integrations with popular streaming music services such as Tidal, Spotify and Deezer, as well as featuring support for FLAC, WAV, MQA and other high-resolution formats and codecs, BluOS offers virtually unlimited access to music of all genres for any occasion. Made up of an operating system and a control application for smart phones, tablets and PC desktops, BluOS is the ultimate choice for the modern audiophile.

BluOS is owned by Lenbrook International, owner and manufacturer of award-winning brands NAD Electronics, PSB Speakers and Bluesound for audio, home theater and custom install applications and Bluesound Professional for commercial audio. 

How does this product or project reflect the changing landscape of the smart home industry?

BluOS is a wireless ecosystem that uses a home network to connect more than one enabled device and play your music in perfect sync, or different music simultaneously, anywhere in the house. Using advanced technologies, BluOS can wirelessly transmit lossless music up to 24- bit/192kHz at lightning- fast speeds with no lag and zero loss in sound quality in up to 64 zones. BluOS has been adopted by a growing number of some of most renowned hifi audio brands including Bluesound, Bluesound Professional, NAD Electronics, DALI Loudspeakers and Monitor Audio.

With many integrated popular music streaming services and Internet radio such as Tidal, Spotify, Amazon Music HD, Qobuz and TuneIn, BluOS offers virtually unlimited access to music of all genres for any occasion. It can easily connect and share your music collection from a computer or NAS drive, as well as access hundreds of thousands of tracks for streaming. Consumers can also listen to music stored on their phone or tablet using high-quality Bluetooth. BluOS provides integrations with numerous smart home control systems, including Crestron, Control 4, URC, Elan, Lutron, iPort and RTI as well as popular voice control systems such as Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri. It features support for FLAC, WAV, OraStream, MQA and other high-resolution formats and codecs.

Why is winning a Mark of Excellence Award important to your company?

The recognition from peers in the industry for the strength the BluOS platform brings to integrators and their clients means so much to Lenbrook International, owners of the BluOS ecosystem. We are humbled by it. The media and industry exposure are greatly welcomed and appreciated. Thanks for bestowing this honor on Lenbrook International's BluOS platform.

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