USA: Panasonic announced the pricing and availability of the new NE (Network Era) Series of wireless speaker systems. The SC-NE1, SC-NE3 and SC-NE5 feature the ultimate in sound quality with full wireless connectivity.
Panasonic's new NE series has the latest in advanced networking features with enhanced high-quality sound for the ideal listening experience as well as a curved aero stream port to control the airflow and reduce the noise emitted from the ports, resulting in clearer, more robust bass. This new wireless speaker concept is designed with the consumer in mind, allowing for streaming music without the need to dock the device.
The NE5 includes docking/CD unit with a lightening pin connection to seamlessly work with the iPhone 5 /iPod touch (5th generation). It also includes a USB terminal making it possible to connect with a wide range of music devices, while both the NE5 and NE3 can be synced through DLNA, AirPlay and Bluetooth for other Apple or Android devices.
AirPlay allows users to wirelessly stream music from an iPad, iPhone, iPod or MAC/PC directly into the device through a wireless LAN network. The new Panasonic Music Streaming app makes it easy for a user to control all the music streaming directly from their smartphone or tablet, no matter what wireless connection they use.