What you need to know
- Denon has announced a new soundbar with AirPlay 2 support.
- The soundbar also supports Dolby Atmos and DTS:X surround sound.
As reported by MacRumors, Denon has announced the Home Sound Bar 550, a new soundbar that includes support for AirPlay 2. Owners will be able to stream music, podcasts, and more from their iOS devices to the soundbar.
You'll also be able to stream audio over Wi-Fi and using Bluetooth.
The soundbar, with its six-driver array, also supports Dolby Atmos and DTS:X surround sound.
The company says that, while smart assistant control is not available at launch, users should be able to use Alexa to control the soundbar this spring.
The Home Sound Bar 550 will be available from authorized retailers for $599 starting in February of this year.
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