Bowers & Wilkins Unveils New ‘Formation’ Series of High-End Home Audio Products With AirPlay 2 Support

Bowers & Wilkins today unveiled ^(https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/bowers--wilkins-redefines-uncompromised-wireless-sound-with-the-introduction-of-its-new-formation-suite-300835301.html) a new Formation Suite of high-end home audio products ^(https://www.bowerswilkins.com/formation) with support for Apple’s wireless streaming protocol AirPlay ^(https://www.appmarsh.com/roundup/airplay/) 2.


The new line includes five wireless products at launch, including the three-channel Formation Bar ^(https://www.bowerswilkins.com/formation/bar/), carbon-domed Formation Duo ^(https://www.bowerswilkins.com/formation/duo/) speakers, elliptical-shaped Formation Wedge ^(https://www.bowerswilkins.com/formation/wedge/) speaker, Formation Bass ^(https://www.bowerswilkins.com/formation/bass/) subwoofer with a Class D amplifier, and the Formation Audio ^(https://www.bowerswilkins.com/formation/audio/) that brings wireless audio streaming to any passive audio system.

AirPlay 2 enables multi-room audio playback between the Formation products and other AirPlay 2 devices, such as the HomePod ^(https://www.appmarsh.com/roundup/homepod/), Apple TV ^(https://www.appmarsh.com/guide/apple-tv/), and Sonos speakers. AirPlay 2 speakers also appear in the Home app across the iPhone, iPad ^(https://www.appmarsh.com/roundup/ipad/), Mac, and Apple Watch ^(https://www.appmarsh.com/roundup/apple-watch/) and work with Siri ^(https://www.appmarsh.com/roundup/siri/) for controlling music playback.

The high-fidelity, high-resolution Formation Series products are also high-priced, of course, with prices ranging between $699 and $3,999.

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