SOURCE: Blackfire Research

March 23, 2011 11:10 ET

Blackfire Research Obsoletes Docked Audio Systems With Dock-Free Alternative

SuperStreamHD Developer Kits Available for Partners

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - March 23, 2011) - Blackfire Research, a company at the forefront of Wi-Fi networked media technology, today announced the availability of Developer Kits for its dock-replacing technology SuperStreamHD for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and licensing partners. With the aid of Blackfire's SuperStreamHD Developer Kits, licensing partners can accelerate the time to market of dock-free products.

Blackfire Research's award-winning, patent pending, SuperStreamHD media transport technology plays music wirelessly from computers, smartphones and tablets over Wi-Fi to SuperStreamHD-enabled audio systems. No iPhone dock, Android dock, or USB adapters are needed. With SuperStreamHD, smart devices become untethered media players. 

SuperStreamHD delivers partners a number of ways to use the technology to best meet their customers' needs. SuperStreamHD OEM modules can be built-into a wide range of audio playback systems including: wireless dock systems, smart amps that connect to, and offer wireless play to, existing audio systems, dock-free boom boxes and smart audio wireless speaker systems for a complete, high performance, full sound stage audio system experience.

Blackfire Research's technology is leading the change from fixed, traditional stereo systems to a new anytime, anywhere, any media from any device model.

SuperStreamHD partners can take advantage of a suite of next generation features such as:

  • Direct play from smartphones, PCs and Macs
  • Mix, match, and switch playing devices on the fly
  • HD audio by design, better-than-CD quality resolution
  • Universal play from any computer application, including media players (iTunes, Windows Media Player, Quicktime), internet services (Rhapsody, Pandora, GrooveShark, Hulu, YouTube, internet radio), and any other media applications or services available now or in the future on the internet
  • Speaker wire free for true mobility and system simplicity

Companies interested in the SuperStreamHD Developer Kit should contact Marisa Lomask at

About Blackfire Research
Blackfire Research, a Silicon Valley startup, combines the most advanced wireless, networking and embedded systems with a passion for music to create technologies for Next Generation Media Systems that play from computers and smartphones over Wi-Fi. Ditch the dock and set your music free at

Contact Information

  • For additional information, contact:
    Blackfire Research Media inquiries:
    Victoria Rierdan Hurley
    Helicon Public Relations * Marketing
    Tel: 310 993 1840
    Email Contact

    SuperStreamHD SDK inquires:
    Marisa Lomask
    Email Contact