iHeartMedia Announces Integrations at 2016 CES - Radio Magazine

iHeartMedia Announces Integrations at 2016 CES

One of the iHeart announcements includes a collaboration with HD Radio parent company, DTS
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LAS VEGAS�iHeartMedia has announced multiple new app integrations at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Sin City. �Announcements across a variety of platforms signify the beginning of a year of new developments for iHeartRadio, which has over 75 million registered users, with 800 million downloads. �

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Here are five of the new integrations:

  • Samsung:Two new integrations with Samsung devices � Multi-Screen, a service that will allow iHeartRadio to be cast to various Samsung devices, and Gear S2, Samsung�s wearable smartwatch. The integration with Multi-Screen will allow users of the iHeartRadio for Android and Tizen apps to cast the iHeartRadio experience to Samsung speakers and televisions, while the Gear S2 integration will give these smartwatch users access to iHeartRadio�s Live and Custom Radio and Podcasts.
  • LG Smart ThinQ Hub:A new integration with LG�s Smart ThinQ, the new smarthome hub from LG that will allow users to listen to both Live and Custom Stations through iHeartRadio�s app, automatically recalling the user's favorites and preferences.�
  • Apple:The integration with Apple TV will allow users to experience all of the core elements of the iHeartRadio app including access to Live Stations, Custom Stations (based on a song or artist search) and podcasts. Both registered and unregistered users of iHeartRadio will be able to play Live and Custom Radio, view For You recommendations, save favorite stations and access iHeartRadio�s newest feature - My Favorites Radio � which combines a user�s favorite stations and artists into one station.
  • DTS:This integration with DTS Play-Fi will allow listeners with the free Play-Fi app on their iPhone, iPad, Android phone or tablet to stream their favorite iHeartRadio Live and Custom stations to any Play-Fi enabled speaker via Wi-Fi. iHeartRadio registered users will be able to enjoy their music around the house in the high-quality, lossless audio to a wide selection of speakers in the whole-home streaming category.

�These new iHeartRadio integrations allow us to offer our listeners an even more seamless listening experience wherever they are,� said Michele Laven, President of Business Development and Partnerships for iHeartMedia. �We are always looking for new ways to deliver high quality entertainment experiences to our listeners, and we are excited to be able to offer iHeartRadio to even more devices, which will reach even more music lovers.�

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