Roon Partner Update: April 2019

April was a family affair as a number of complete families of devices passed through our QA department, with a total of 33 Roon Ready and 5 Roon Tested devices joining more than 350 other devices in our partner programs. It’s hard to believe the first Roon Ready devices shipped only 3 years ago!

Enjoy these offerings from Bowers and Wilkins, Bluesound, cocktailAudio, Waversa, Bel Canto, Nagra, and Holo Audio.

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Roon 1.5 is here!

We’re very pleased to announce our fifth major software update: Roon 1.5. In the four months since we released 1.4, we’ve launched our first hardware products (Nucleus and Nucleus+) and introduced home automation support with Crestron and Control4 modules. As the Roon team continues to grow, the pace of our releases is increasing so we can bring more features to our members more frequently.

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What Makes Nucleus So Special?

We’ve been asked this question about a million times since we announced Nucleus – our first hardware product – last year, so we’ve put together a comprehensive white paper that discusses the concept behind the product, the design decisions that were made during the development process, and the nitty-gritty of the hardware and software technologies we ended up using. This post is an overview of some of that information; if you want the whole story, go read the paper!

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