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Add support for DTS Play-Fi Service for my speakers and enabled stereo systems

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parent55
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Add support for DTS Play-Fi Service for my speakers and enabled stereo systems

I want to listen to Doggcatcher podcasts over my home Play-Fi speakers and enabled stereo systems.
I think it would be great to add WiFi playback devices to Doggcatcher playback options. Currently I can play play Pandora and many other services through my Android "Phorus" App and my Play-Fi / WiFi connected speakers in one or multiple rooms in my house. But I can not figure out how to listen to my Doggcather Podcasts. I really, really want to be able to do this.

Here Is a quick background explanation why Doggcatcher should enable the Play-Fi enabled speakers in my home:

One wireless audio system—Apple’s AirPlay—works with Apple iOS devices as well as with iTunes (only) running on a Mac or Windows computer. But what about wireless audio for the enormous population of users like me who prefer Android devices?

Play-Fi was developed by DTS, an audio company well known for its digital audio technology used to code the soundtracks in motion pictures. DTS licenses Play-Fi so audio companies can build Play-Fi compatible wireless systems. Play-Fi provides lossless streaming from Android devices such as phones and tablets, as well as networked DLNA devices. Importantly, Play-Fi is available for Apple iOS devices and Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 computers. Since Play-Fi operates with Apple, Android, and Windows, a Play-Fi enabled wireless speaker will be compatible with devices using any of those operating systems. Even better, this “cross-platform” enhancement is backwards compatible with older Play-Fi devices, so any Play-Fi speaker you buy now will remain relevant and up-to-date.

As with Apple’s AirPlay, Play-Fi also provides lossless streaming. Thus from a fidelity standpoint, AirPlay and Play-Fi can give identical audio performance. The fidelity of the wireless speaker itself ultimately determines how the music will sound. Of course, Play-Fi wireless audio can stream to multiple Play-Fi speakers; you can listen to the same music / podcast throughout the house with as many as eight speakers synchronized, or you can listen to different music / podcast streaming from different devices to different Play-Fi speakers.

More info at: http://www.playfiaudio.com/more.aspx

WayneC
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DNLA/Play-Fi

DNLA is on Eric's to do list & when implemented should work with Play-Fi - See posted thread for more info on this issue http://www2.doggcatcher.com/node/5936