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News Archive for October, 2013

Evolution of the Species: Introducing AXiS X3

23rd October 2013 by David Baxter

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AXiS X3 sports a new graphite grey cabinet and gunmetal facia

 

We are proud to announce AXiS X3 – the third instalment in our successful AXiS trilogy of connected digital radio devices. Already a double winner of What Hi-Fi?’s ‘Radio Product of the Year’, a Which? magazine Best Buy and recipient of a coveted Red Dot Product Design Award. AXiS has been updated and improved for model year 2014 and sports a fresh new gunmetal livery, the addition of an Apple Lightning dock for iPhone 5/5S/5C connectivity, as well as improved Bluetooth® audio quality courtesy of CSR’s aptX® streaming technology.

 

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The addition of aptX® streaming technology boosts Bluetooth® audio quality

 

AXiS X3 is equipped to receive a wide range of digital radio standards including DAB, DAB+, FM with RDS and internet radio – providing access to over 16,000 stations and podcasts from around the world. As well as an Apple Lightning connector for 8 pin iPod and iPhone docking, X3 includes CD quality wireless audio streaming from your aptX® compatible Bluetooth® device or DLNA audio playback from a PC or Mac computer. Next generation multimedia services such as DAB Slideshow and RadioVis are also supported.

This compact radio features a 3.5″ colour TFT display and is controlled via an icon-driven touchscreen user interface, enabling quick and easy navigation around the radio’s many advanced features. AXiS X3 boasts award-winning audio performance, courtesy of its 8W Class-D amplifier and patented Balanced Radiator loudspeaker technology.

 

AXiS X3 has an SRP of £199.95 and can be purchased from the 1st of November 2013 from REVO stockists including John Lewis, Selfridges, The Conran Shop and Amazon.co.uk

 

 

Further information visit the AXiS X3 product page

 

 

 

 

Revo Provides the Tunes at Ace Hotel London

17th October 2013 by revo

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A typical Superior Deluxe Double room

The Portland, Oregon based ACE Hotel chain has been described as “the country’s most original” hotel by the New York Times and “a mega-chain waiting to happen” by Wallpaper magazine. With outposts in U.S cities such as New York, Seattle, LA and Palm Springs – ACE Hotels has chosen London’s hip Shoreditch area for its first European location, a 258 room property at 100 Shorditch High Street.

There are many things that make ACE establishments special, and the guest rooms are one of them. ACE’s concept for their London property is a breath of fresh air, their approach is to think of each room as a friend’s Shoreditch apartment, each with a collection of furniture and objects acquired over time, each with stories and memories attached. Each guestfinds a curated shelf with a distinct identity and experience of place — useful crafted elements (maps,sketch pads) from local makers, records, books, a pin-up cork board and found curiosities. Read More

Revo and Spotify Partner to Bring the Music Home

2nd October 2013 by revo

 

REVO is delighted to announce the imminent release of its new multi-format table radio – SuperConnect, together with an exciting collaboration with Spotify, the world’s leading music streaming service. As well as a host of features including DAB/DAB+, internet radio, DNLA wireless connectivity and Bluetooth® streaming, SuperConnect is the first digital radio product to offer out-of-the-box support for Spotify’s recently announced ‘Connect’ feature.

 

SuperConnect is the ultimate expression of REVO’s design and engineering philosophy, and the culmination of everything we have learnt in 10 years of award-winning product design and development. Functionalism meets craft and technology, a next-generation audio device that beats at the heart of your musical ecosystem, providing whatever soundtrack you need. Radio from around the globe, access to your personal music collection or an almost limitless supply of songs from the world’s leading music streaming service.

 

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Spotify Connect Explained

Spotify Connect is a new home audio experience that provides effortless control and enjoyment of your music right across a range of devices, from your phone, to your tablet, to your Revo SuperConnect radio. SuperConnect owners with a Spotify Premium account can now enjoy instant access to over 20 million songs from the Spotify music archive, all at superior audio sampling rates.

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