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Simple Audio Roomplayer gets free iOS controller app

Simple Audio Roomplayer

Simple Audio has released an iOS control app for its Roomplayer multiroom music system.

It's a free download that turns any Apple iOS device (iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch) into a controller for operating one or more Roomplayers around the house.

The touchscreen interface allows users to pick the room they want to play music in, browse all music libraries, view album art, choose and play a song, play internet radio or adjust the volume.

The iPhone App Store will automatically notify you when software updates are available.

Simple Audio's Roomplayer system uses HomePlug Powerline and wired ethernet technology to transmit 24-bit, HD sound via your home's mains electricity network to different rooms, rather than relying on wireless transmission as used by the likes of AirPlay and Sonos.

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Andy Clough

Andy is Global Brand Director of What Hi-Fi? and has been a technology journalist for 30 years. During that time he has covered everything from VHS and Betamax, MiniDisc and DCC to CDi, Laserdisc and 3D TV, and any number of other formats that have come and gone. He loves nothing better than a good old format war. Andy edited several hi-fi and home cinema magazines before relaunching whathifi.com in 2008 and helping turn it into the global success it is today. When not listening to music or watching TV, he spends far too much of his time reading about cars he can't afford to buy.