Wouldn’t it be clever to have a single receiver that can stream and control the playback from virtually any source device? Well, such a smart music receiver has actually already been invented and brought to market by a UK-based innovative audio tech company Auris and it’s called Skye. Thanks to the most advanced wireless technology used in the little Wi-Fi audio receiver, the Skye can stream your favorite songs from a wide variety of sources, it’s dead simple to set up and it also sports a sleek contemporary design – and this all comes with a highly affordable price tag too.
Designed to fit onto a regular 30-pin docking station, Auris Skye easily connects to your Wi-Fi network to stream and control tunes from any iOS, Android, Windows, Mac or PC device without unnecessary fumbles with additional audio tech upgrades. Having connected Skye to the Wi-Fi network with AirPlay and DLNA support, all you need to do is just run the straightforward application setup procedure and voila, the little versatile receiver will be playing music in a flash directly from any compatible source device such as iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, iTunes, Android, PC, Mac or Windows Phone. On top of cable-free streaming, Skye allows wireless playback control and it also guarantees premium audio quality as its digital amplification and superior DAC serve to produce better playback fidelity than that achieved by just docking the device.
Also, AirPlay and DLNA capabilities in Skye ensure intense high-resolution streaming and lossless sound quality, resulting in far better audio reproduction than would be accomplished with most Bluetooth receivers as the latter generally compress and compromise the sound quality. In addition to its compatibility with AirPlay-enabled devices and Android and Windows sources that support DLNA, the intuitively designed Auris Skye has Wi-Fi Direct capacities so it can also stream music from gadgets that would be otherwise impossible to access without a router. Plus, Skye can also be used to enhance movie and gaming experience with first-class lossless audio that renders all the sound details with ultimate clarity.
Power-wise, Auris Skye does not need any additional electricity supplies as it runs on the power from the docking station and in case you don’t own a 30-pin dock, you can still use Skye by hooking the receiver’s optional 30-pin to 3.5mm AUX output and a USB cable/Charging dock. In such configuration, Skye will run on the power supplied through the USB port while playback will be delivered through 3.5mm AUX jack.
Thanks to Skye’s outstanding wireless capabilities, you can stream your most-loved songs, music applications and popular streaming services (such as Pandora, Spotify and Rdio) to multiple docks simultaneously or one at a time, and even stroll around from one room to another with the source device in the palm of your hand, filling your living area with full-quality sound without interrupting the playback or having to put up with faulty or weak transmission through thick walls and massive furniture.
Measuring 1.73 x 2.52 x 0.39 inches and weighing as few as 16 grams, Auris Skye will stream all MP3, AAC, Vorbis/OGG, MIDI, PCM/WAV, WMA, AC3 and FLAC files from virtually any source device you can think of. This stylish add-on to your docking station is available in white and black, so go ahead and order Skye to turn your life into the most colorful soundtrack ever heard. watch the video below
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