Auckland 2017

26-27 Sep, Tue–Wed 9pm–4am, ASB Showgrounds

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Sound Group Holdings Ltd

Stand: C26 – View Map

Sound Group Holdings Ltd

At Sound Group Holdings we truly believe that we distribute ‘brands that lead the way’ to our retailers and specialist installers throughout New Zealand.

Brands we currently represent :
Yamaha Home Audio
Blustream Video Distribution
SpeakerCraft Custom Speakers
Paradigm Home Speakers
SCP - For all your cable needs
+ many more

Our history starts in 1979 where we manufactured speakers for a North American speaker brand for distribution in the New Zealand and Australian markets. Following this in 1983 we were appointed as the sole distributor for Yamaha Hi Fi products and to this day we are proud to continue to represent them in the New Zealand market. During this time we have expanded our portfolio to include market-leading brands that service Car Audio, Custom Installation and other Hi Fi and Home Theatre products.

New Products in Auckland 2017

Yamaha Ramps Up Integration of Amazon Alexa with MusicCast Wireless Multiroom Audio System

Sound Group will be showcasing the launch of the the latest update to the Music Cast Family with Alexa Control by Amazon. Yamaha is ramping up integration of Amazon Alexa with more than 40 of the company's MusicCast wireless multiroom products through an Alexa skill, making it faster and easier for audio enthusiasts to control their home entertainment experience. "Playing music throughout the home simply by speaking a few words is truly remarkable," said Robert Goedken, general manager, AV division, Yamaha Corporation of America. "And when the source of that music comes from a real piano, it's like magic. We're excited that our customers will be able to experience this in their homes next month. In the coming months, we'll be taking Alexa integration even further, to provide a deeper, more seamless experience. We're just getting started

Blustream Multicast Released ! (Video Over IP)

Multicast UHD from Blustream delivers virtually latency free distribution of HDMI video over a 1GB Network switch. Using lossless compression technology, Multicast delivers HDMI, IR and RS-232 up to lengths of 100m over a single CAT cable. The beauty of Multicast is its flexibility and ease of installation. The industry has been requesting a video over IP solution that can be installed in minutes and without the need for any networking qualifications. Multicast UHD has been developed in line with these objectives and is now ready to deliver a new era in advanced video distribution. Check out the full range of Blustream products at the Sound Group Stand - C26 - including a working video wall using the Blustream Video over IP product.