Survey: Networked homes prepare for the sound of music
Howard Baldwin |
March 14, 2012
First iPods, now tablets. The numbers of consumers using their tablets to listen to music--more than 60 percent, according to Dallas-based research firm Parks Associates--is reportedly going to trigger a widespread increase in the embedded network technologies in home audio products.
Apple has set the bar high with Airplay technology, giving users an onscreen menu that simply asks which connected device should play the music, he adds. "If DLNA-based devices are going to be as successful, that's the model they need to emulate."