CasaTunes Integrates with Roomie
CasaTunes has announced its line of CasaTunes multi-room music servers integrates with Roomie, a universal remote app designed to control...
CasaTunes has announced its line of CasaTunes multi-room music servers integrates with Roomie, a universal remote app designed to control home AV and electronic devices.
“CasaTunes offers a seamlessly integrated Apple AirPlay enabled multi-room music solution, with built-in storage for your iTunes music, and a great user experience using our native iPad and iPhone Apps,” says David Krinker, President of CasaTunes. “Roomie enhances the CasaTunes solution by allowing integration of thousands of AV and other devices that are not natively supported by CasaTunes. This partnership combines the best in multi-room music with the best in device control and automation for the Apple home.”
Supporting thousands of devices, Roomie uses Wi-Fi to control thousands of devices like TVs, cable and satellite boxes, receivers, Blu-ray players, lights and thermostats. The app offers automatic discovery, virtual remote, configuration, compatibility and control of IP-based home theatre devices with over 200,000 commands. iTunes, AirPlay, TiVo, Roku, and DirectTV integration and synchronisation across multiple devices, customisation and proximity automation features including an integrated TV programme guide to see what’s playing.
“Roomie Remote’s mission is to integrate home theatre and home automation with the power of today’s platforms via next generation functionality and user interface,” says Will Price, Ceo/founder with Roomie Remote, Inc. “Interoperating with many hardware vendors, like CasaTunes and their line of multi-room music streamers, is crucial to advancing the industry to the next level.”
Powered by CasaTunes Air, an intelligent multi-room switch for Apple Airplay, CasaTunes can seamlessly stream music from any popular music app, including iTunes Radio, iHeartRadio, NPR, Rhapsody, Rdio, Songza and more, on one or more iOS devices to any room. Listening to music is as simple as choosing your favorite music App and selecting the CasaTunes room. With CasaTunes Air, homeowners can expand existing whole-house music system by adding networked and wireless speakers as needed. Homeowners can also store their entire music collection on the music server and can use the built-in music services to play a variety of disc, networked and popular Internet music, including Grooveshark, Pandora, SHOUTcast, SiriusXM, Slacker and Spotify.
The new CT-4+ starts at $1,495 and CT-8+ starts at $1,995. All are immediately available through CasaTunes network of system integrator partners or direct from CasaTunes.