- 1 Aug 2017
Firmware Update Enabling DTS Play-Fi Techonology
Pioneer & Onkyo Marketing Asia Ltd. activates DTS Play-Fi® wireless multi-room audio technology on its MRX-5 Wireless Speaker with a firmware update available today (August 1, 2017). An update for select 2017-model Pioneer products, as well as 2016-model components listed below, is due by serially end of September.
- 27 Apr 2017
Pioneer Introduces 5.1-Channel VSX-832 and 7.2-Channel VSX-932 Network AV Receivers Supporting Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X™
Pioneer & Onkyo Marketing Asia Ltd. today unveils two new network AV receivers, the 5.1-channel VSX-832 and 7.2-channel VSX-932. The former model is first to support Dolby Atmos*1 and DTS:X reproduction though 3.1.2-channel layouts, and the latter offers object-based audio reproduction through 5.2.2 channels. The AV receivers incorporate Pioneer’s exclusive MCACC*2 automatic sound adjustment technology and convenient audio streaming via Chromecast built-in*1, DTS Play-Fi®*1, Spotify®, TIDAL, Deezer, and TuneIn over a stable dual-band Wi-Fi®*3 connection. *1 Supported via a firmware update provided at a later date. Details on the firmware update will be communicated on the Pioneer website and via other media at a later date. *2 MCACC: Multi-Channel Acoustic Calibration System (automatic acoustic calibration system). MCACC is a proprietary acoustic compensation technology from Pioneer that can perform sound field adjustment at the same level as monitoring techniques employed in sound studios. *3 Requires a wireless LAN network environment compatible with Wi-Fi standards and a Wi-Fi-based connection.
- 25 Apr 2017
Pioneer Announce Firmware Update Enabling Chromecast built-in
Pioneer will release a firmware update April 25 enabling Chromecast built-in wireless audio streaming on selected home hi-fi components, AV receivers, home theater systems, and network speaker systems manufactured in 2016 or later.