Bluesound soon compatible with Dirac Live

Future Hi-Fi multiroom streaming references from Bluesound will be directly compatible with the Dirac Live acoustic correction solution. But certain products already available are also affected…

Dirac, a Swedish pioneer in digital audio, and Bluesound, manufacturers of [abc]streaming[/abc] multiroom [abc]Hi-Fi[/abc] devices, announce a partnership that will make certain Bluesound products compatible with the Dirac Live system.

Bluesound Dirac Live partnership for enhanced sound quality££££

In summary, Dirac Live is a software solution that corrects the amplitude and phase of the entire sound system, taking into account the environment, to deliver more transparent, balanced sound, tighter bass, better staging and improved clarity. Bluesound announces that its next products will be ready to manage Dirac Live, as long as a license is purchased on the Dirac website. As for existing devices, a solution is being studied to allow them to integrate this functionality, deployment plans for eligible models will be shared at a later date.

A word to Fredric Tapper, vice-president of Dirac££££

“The way consumers listen to music at home is changing; While dedicated listening rooms were once the norm, the entire home is now the listening space — the living room, kitchen, bedrooms, basements, and more, said Fredric Tapper, vice-president. president of Dirac for home and professional audio. However, this expanded definition of listening space has created new challenges in terms of high-fidelity audio reproduction, as open spaces with dynamic room sizes and dimensions can have a significant impact on sound quality. This industry-first collaboration with Bluesound solves these challenges by delivering high-fidelity audio in any room, or listening space, regardless of its complexities.”

Talk to Matt Simmonds, Product Manager, Bluesound££££

“At Bluesound, we fundamentally believe that consumers should not have to sacrifice audio quality for the convenience of streaming, and audio Multiroom doesn't have to come at the expense of high-fidelity sound reproduction, said Matt Simmonds, Bluesound product manager. Hi-Fi is deeply ingrained in our DNA, which is why we are so excited to collaborate with Dirac, a company that shares our commitment to audio innovation and the pursuit of perfect sound. These Dirac-ready Bluesound devices will set new performance standards in the multiroom audio market delivered over Wi-Fi.”