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New App Feature Enables Direct Streaming From iOS Devices to Nuvo Player Portfolio

Nuvo Technologies has released a new iOS feature for its Player Portfolio app that allows users to stream content stored on any iOS device directly to the NuVo system.

iPhone Direct Stream NuVo Player App

HEBRON, Ky. – March 19, 2014 – Nuvo Technologies has released a new iOS feature for its Player Portfolio app that allows users to stream content stored on any iOS device directly to the Nuvo system. The Nuvo Player App version 1.8.1, available now for download, enables Direct Stream capability for i-devices using iOS 6 or later and supports track selection, volume control, and more.

“Direct Stream is an important new feature for our Nuvo Player Portfolio,” Fritz Werder, VP and General Manager of Legrand’s Nuvo and On-Q product lines. “Because the app connects to your Wi-Fi network, anyone can stream directly from their iPhone or iPad even if they don’t have Bluetooth capability on their Nuvo player. So now, in addition to playing music from supported Internet streaming services and content stored on their network, users can also access content residing locally on their iOS device.”

According to Werder, the audio files residing on the device itself are fully accessible provided both the device and the Nuvo Player Portfolio system are on the same network. When connected, each iPhone or iPad becomes another audio source, the content of which is accessible as a library within the app and can be listened to by any zone on the system. As many as 16 streams can be accessed simultaneously, and the app provides controls for play/pause, next song/last song, and shuffle mode.

The app update featuring Direct Stream will work on all iPhones and iPads running iOS 6 or > later; a firmware update (version 1.8.1) to the Player Portfolio is also required. When the updated app is opened, it will automatically prompt users to complete the system update and also offer a brief tutorial on using iOS direct stream.

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About Nuvo Technologies

Based in Hebron, KY, just outside of Cincinnati, Nuvo Technologies is an award-winning innovator in the engineering, manufacture and distribution of multi-room digital audio distribution systems. Nuvo focuses just as much energy on its products’ value and ease of use as it does on their quality, design, energy efficiency and engineering, striving for the highest levels in all aspects. Nuvo believes the music-enabled home is something that all consumers can achieve and enjoy. Its products can make it happen.

Nuvo has been part of the Legrand group since its acquisition in 2012. Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value and acquisitions are prime vectors for growth. Legrand reported sales of close to $5.8 billion in 2012. Legrand has a strong presence in the North American market, with a portfolio of well-known product lines that include Cablofil, Electrorack, Middle Atlantic, Nuvo, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Vantage, Watt Stopper and Wiremold. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819).

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