Onkyo have long been regarded to be one of the leading manufacturers of home cinema receivers, whether it is from their cheaper range or high end products, sound quality has always been admired by many audiophiles.
Today it has been announced that music streaming service Spotify is now available on the TX-NR609 home cinema receiver. Marc Chacksfield over at TechRadar is reporting that Onkyo are also hinting that more units could have the feature added in the future. You will need a Spotify Premium account to use the service on the receiver.
Head of Hardware Partnerships at Spotify, Pascal de Mul, said in a statement “We’re extremely excited to be working with the legendary engineers from Onkyo, whose sound quality and product excellence is renowned”.
Owners will be able to control their accounts through their TVs, where they can get access to playlists, and what’s new and starred features. There will also be album artwork available, and users can browse the service as much as they want.
This is just another example of how more technology is using the internet to enhance features, and give consumers more choice. As we see more TVs with internet connectivity, manufacturers and service providers find different ways to engage with consumers.