“Audio accessories from Denon and Marantz are gaining support for AirPlay 2 through firmware updates that are being distributed starting today,” Juli Clover reports for MacRumors.

“With the AirPlay 2 update, compatible Denon and Marantz devices offer support for multi-room audio and are able to work with other AirPlay 2 devices such as the HomePod, the Apple TV, and Sonos speakers,” Clover reports. “Both companies offer multiple AirPlay 2-compatible receiver options that are being updated with AirPlay 2 support.”

“Both the Marantz and Denon brands are owned by Sound United, which also owns the Polk brand,” Clover reports. “It’s not clear when Polk devices will receive AirPlay 2 updates.”

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MacDailyNews Take: It’s great to see AirPlay 2 rolling out to third-party speaker and receiver makers – and in a realitvely timely fashion, too!

Apple adds AirPlay 2 section to HomeKit webpages, lists AirPlay 2-capable speakers and receivers – May 29, 2018