Onkyo USA to support Google’s newly announced Chromecast Built-in

January 5, 2017

UPPER SADDLE RIVER, NJ, January 5, 2017 — Onkyo U.S.A. Corporation is proud to announce its support of Chromecast built-in, which was recently announced by Google Inc. Onkyo has been working closely with Google Inc. to incorporate new technologies into a broad product lineup, including network-enabled AV and stereo receivers, sound bars and wireless speakers.

Customers will be able to use their mobile device to cast their favorite music, radio, or podcasts to Chromecast-enabled AV products, and control the audio from anywhere in the house using Cast-enabled apps running personal devices, including iPhone and iPad, Android phone and tablet, Mac and Windows laptop, and Chromebook.

“We expect that the current trend of multi-room entertainment will continue to expand,” said Nobuaki Okuda, director and CTO, Onkyo Corporation. “We are pleased to support Chromecast built-in with a broad range of products to meet the demand from global customers.”

Chromecast built-in functions will be activated through firmware updates beginning this spring. Upgradable models and timing will be announced on www.onkyousa.com.

Those attending CES 2017 can experience Onkyo’s latest offerings at the Venetian Bassano #2601.