After debuting late in 2013, little has been heard about DTS' Play-Fi, but now Polk and Definitive are the first major companies to announce products supporting the wireless music standard.
Commentary: Sonos has done a great job of keeping competition at bay over the years, but a new industry initiative promises to crank up the volume on multiroom audio.
Play-Fi is the newest home streaming standard and could give Sonos and AirPlay a run for their money, promising wider manufacturer support and hi-res playback.
At this year's CES, audio was about wireless connectivity and decluttering, and this is something that makers of technologies like Dolby Atmos could learn from.
German company Raumfeld is bring its multi-room streaming system to the US with its differentiating features being true discrete stereo playback and hi-res compatibility.
Can't decide what to play at your next party? Let your guests be the DJ with this portable speaker and app now making a run on Kickstarter.
Sonos has announced it is suing competitor Denon as it says the company's HEOS products are too similar to Sonos' own and infringe on at least four of its patents.
A free software upgrade finally allows Sonos streaming music systems to connect directly to home Wi-Fi networks.
With the Jongo T4, new speaker covers, and fancy-sounding wireless tech, British manufacturer Pure is taking on Sonos.
While the Play-Fi standard offers plenty of potential, the Phorus PR1 is currently too limited in its scope and performance to warrant buying over a Sonos.