Specifications

Core system

Smart playlists

Audio sources

iTunes™

  • iTunes library can be located on built-in storage or network/NAS locations
  • Access to iTunes created playlists
  • Provides full metadata and artwork
  • Real-time detection of library changes, including the removal existing tracks, addition of new tracks, and updates to metadata and artwork
  • Supports simultaneous playback of multiple tracks
  • Artwork supported as embedded in audio file and Folder.jpg/png in album directory
  • Multiple instances can be configured to provide access to multiple iTunes libraries in different locations
  • Search across all metadata at once including album, performer, title, …

Directory

  • Supports local built-in library storage and network/NAS locations
  • Provides full metadata and artwork
  • Real-time detection of library changes, including the removal existing files, addition of new files, renaming of files, and updates to metadata and artwork
  • Supports simultaneous playback of multiple tracks
  • Artwork supported as embedded in audio file and Folder.jpg/png in album directory
  • Multiple instances can be configured to provide separate libraries pointing to different directories
  • Search across all metadata at once including album, performer, title, …

vTuner® Internet radio

  • Access tens of thousands of live radio stations, podcasts and on-demand shows, from hundreds of countries
  • Supports simultaneous playback of multiple stations
  • Station logo and description
  • Current track metadata (if provided by station)
  • Search stations and podcasts

Pandora™

  • Provides full metadata and artwork of currently playing selection
  • Pandora-specific functions including “thumbs up”, “thumbs down”, and “skip”
  • Supports simultaneous playback of multiple stations from the same Pandora account
  • Multiple instances can be configured to provide access to multiple Pandora accounts
  • Supports free accounts with advertisements, or Pandora One ad-free listening

Spotify™

  • Search millions of tracks available in the Spotify library
  • Shows top artists, albums, and tracks for the user, US, and world-wide
  • Provides full metadata and artwork
  • Full integration with Spotify account including editing Spotify playlists directly from Simpfony Controller
  • Search across all metadata at once including album, performer, title, …
  • requires Spotify Premium account

AirTunes™

  • Requires no additional hardware
  • Multiple devices can connect and stream audio simultaneously
  • Connected devices display automatically in Simpfony as their device name
  • Audio may be distributed to multiple zones like any other audio source
  • Provides full metadata and artwork of currently playing selection
  • Bi-directional control between the device & Simpfony including play/pause, volume, next track, and previous track

CD audio

  • Insert an audio CD and tracks automatically become playable in Simpfony
  • Metadata including performer, album name, and track titles are retrieved from the Internet
  • Audio may be distributed to multiple zones like any other audio source
  • Supported disc types: CD-DA, CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-ROM, DVD+R (SL/DL), DVD+RW, DVD-R (SL/DL), DVD-RAM, DVD-RW

Line inputs

  • Use any available audio input as an audio source
  • High-resolution / digital inputs are never compressed or encoded
  • Audio may be distributed to multiple zones like any other audio source
  • Multiple inputs can be configured and used simultaneously
  • Near real-time throughput of audio signal (requires low-latency input and output hardware)

Assistant

Interfaces

HTTP/XML

Serial connector

Hardware

Requirements

Controller for iOS

Controller for Android

Controller for Windows

Dealer Portal

Minimum web browser versions: