Pioneer is set to roll out 34 new AV products across five categories in an effort to provide a wider range of products to consumers.
While the SCLX90 AV Receiver will still be sold by Pioneer, it will also introduce a new range with RRPs ranging from $499 to $2999 from July. The new range are 3D compatible (in some models), offers Bluetooth connectivity (using a dongle), iPhone and iPod connectivity with colour display/album art, and DLNA 1.5. Pioneer explained that DLNA 1.5 allows a user to control music streamed for a computer to an AV receiver using an iPhone or iPad.
During a demonstration, Tony Trent, head of product planning at Pioneer Electronics Australia, showed the application being able to adjust volume, input, equaliser, and speaker output.
Pioneer Australia’s Head of Product Planning, Tony Trent said, “Content is key, so we try to look where content is going audio-wise. We are seeing growth in digital music purchases, smartphone market, as well as networking products, so we aim to generate excitement in audio again by value adding a couple of features in our products.”
More to follow.