Apple announces AirPlay 2, brings speaker support to HomeKit


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Apple’s HomeKit is about to get a much-needed main improve because of the addition of audio system, the corporate introduced throughout its WWDC keynote at this time. The announcement got here within the type of a brand new model of AirPlay, referred to as AirPlay 2, which can permit HomeKit to speak to audio system.

This opens the door for multi-room audio controls from a single system. Apple says it’s signed on numerous producers, together with (in fact) Apple-owned Beats, but in addition Bose, Bang & Olufsen, and a lot of different speaker makers.

Right here’s an partial record, as shared by Apple on stage:

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