Apple AirPlay 2 added to Bang & Olufsen speakers

b&o essenceIn January 2018, Bang & Olufsen announced that Apple AirPlay 2, Apple’s wireless multiroom audio system, will be integrated into 10 Bang & Olufsen and B&O PLAY multiroom speakers.

AirPlay 2 allows Apple customers to send audio from any app to B&O’s multiroom speakers from their with an iPhone, iPad or Apple TV.

With this latest announcement from Apple on AirPlay 2, it will be available in August and September of this year.

Beosound A9

With AirPlay 2, Bang & Olufsen and B&O PLAY speakers also work with HomePod, so you can use Siri to play music around the house.

Beosound 35
AirPlay 2 will be available to both new and older Bang & Olufsen and B&O PLAY speakers as an over-the-air update during August and September 2018.


says Petros Belimpasakis, Director and Head of Sound Category and Platform in Bang & Olufsen.

AirPlay 2 is a seamless way to enjoy music from your favourite Apple device and is a natural extension of how people live with music. We are proud to be among the first companies to bring forward the experience of multiroom control in your Apple device and to deliver on the promise that our multiroom speakers connect with all streaming technologies.”

AirPlay 2 enabled speakers

The full list of speakers includes:

  • Beoplay M3
  • Beoplay M5
  • Beoplay A6
  • Beoplay A9 mk2
  • BeoSound 1
  • BeoSound 2
  • BeoSound 35
  • BeoSound Essence mk2
  • BeoSound Core
  • BeoSound Shape (via BeoSound Core)
  • BeoVision Eclipse (audio only)