Bang & Olufsen may have begun supporting online music streaming with its BeoSound 5 but there was still no stopping the daddy of superb sound. The Danish company has now come out with an entirely new way to enjoy iconic Bang & Olufsen sound. Read: BeoSound Essence, a simple, elegant one-touch sound system.
The harbinger of high-end audio has broken its rule of designer thumb to create a small wall or tablet-mounted aluminum controller that coupled with a separate box can unleash some serious sound. This sound-beater, party-starter is at the same time also a game changer, making playing music “as easy as flicking a light switch.” “Simply connect the BeoSound Essence to any Bang & Olufsen active speakers and start playing the music where you left off last time, with just one touch.” Sound of music anyone? And it’s DLNA compatible so whether you want to link up Spotify, or source music from a NAS drive or your smartphone, go right ahead! You can complete your experience with the new BeoMusic App that allows you to browse endless music collections at your fingertips. And upon completing your search simply switch the music with a single touch. Thousands of global Internet radio stations, one app. And your favourites directly on the BeoSound Essence! Which will be available starting spring, all for $995! BY PRASHASTI PANDEY