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UPPER SADDLE RIVER, NJ (7/21/2011) — Integra is pleased to announce that award-winning digital music service Spotify is now available through its entire line of network home theater receivers in the US.
Over a million Spotify Premium subscribers in seven countries (UK, France, Spain, Sweden, Finland, Netherlands, and Norway) already use Spotify to expand their musical horizons. Now they will also be able to listen to the service via their Integra home entertainment equipment in the United States.
Spotify is simple and intuitive to operate via the television screen connected to Integra home theater receivers. With a few simple clicks on your remote control you’re given quick,scrolling onscreen access to your own and collaborative playlists as well as Spotify’s ‘What’s New?’ and ‘Starred’ features. Album cover art is displayed onscreen and subscribers can explore further to browse artists, albums and tracks.
A soon-to-be-released firmware update will enable Integra’s 2011 receivers to support Spotify. Forthcoming products from Integra will also be capable of supporting the Spotify service. A Spotify Premium account and a network connection is all you need to enjoy Spotify on your Integra products.
The addition of Spotify offers Premium subscribers instant access to one of the world’s biggest music libraries in excellent sound quality, courtesy of Integra’s seamless integration of Spotify’s high quality streaming.
Integra designs and manufactures premium Home Theater receivers, processors, amplifiers, and Blu-ray players that are specifically designed to meet the needs of custom audio/video systems installers. Systems integration and convergence technology protocols include RS-232, IR and on-board Ethernet for network connectivity and TCP/IP control. Integra has access to vast technical resources, and bears a proud heritage of over 60 years of audio engineering excellence. For more information about Integra and its many fine products, visit www.integrahometheater.com or call 800 225-1946.
Spotify is an award-winning digital music service that gives you on-demand access to one of the biggest music libraries in the world. Our dream is to make all the world’s music available instantly to everyone, wherever and whenever they want it. Spotify makes it easier than ever to discover, manage and share music with your friends, while making sure that artists get a fair deal.
Spotify is available in 8 countries: USA, UK, Sweden, Finland, Norway, France, The Netherlands and Spain.
Detailed features lists, specifications, and owners manuals can be found at www.integrahometheater.com.