Pioneer Electronics (USA) has expanded its family of networking devices with the release of two new Elite branded networked audio players. Both the N-30 (US$499) and N-50 ($699) are equipped with AirPlay and DLNA 1.5 wireless technologies.
AirPlay is Apple technology for wireless music streaming. It gives music lovers complete access, control, and playback of their entire iTunes music library. It requires iTunes 10.1 or later. In addition to AirPlay and DLNA 1.5, the networked audio players feature vTuner Internet radio, iPhone and Android control apps and a 2.5-inch full-color LCD display.
The N-30 and N-50 are both “Made for iPad, iPhone and iPod” for music playback and charging. Their DLNA 1.5 Certification enables consumers to stream music from a computer or other DLNA 1.5 server via a home network. More info can be found at http://www.pioneerelectronics.com .