Ray Charles Stamp: U.s. Postal Service To Honor Music Icon With Limited-edition Stamp

( DTSI ), a leader in high-definition audio solutions and audio post processing technologies, and Deezer jointly today announced an agreement to integrate the popular global music service into its Play-Fi app for Android devices. Deezers four million paying subscribers around the world will be able to stream their favorite music from Android, iOS, and Windows PC devices to Play-Fi-enabled products, to experience lossless, whole-home audio, all using a standard Wi-Fi network. We see Play-Fi as a global technology and this alliance with Deezer, the preeminent music service in over 180 countries, solidifies the technologys position as a leading wireless solution worldwide, said Brian Towne, executive vice president and chief operating officer, DTS. Play-Fi is at the heart of a growing ecosystem of whole-home audio products that consumers are using to enjoy music from all of their personal devices. Our goal is to give them the broadest range of music choices, and Deezer is a tremendous addition to the platform. Clement Cezard, Deezers chief business development officer, commented: This collaboration is a real exciting step, not just for us, but for the millions of music fans who wantaccess to their favourite tracks and playlists anywhere in the house. By integrating with Play-Fi technology, music lovers the world over will get the high quality audio they expect from DTS, complete with the full Deezer experience25 million tracks, over 500,000 radio channels and, of course, handpicked recommendations from our team of editors all over the world. Deezer will be accessible directly through the Play-Fi app, and subscribers will have unlimited access to the catalogue of 25 million tracks, which Deezer makes instantly available with enhanced sound quality. Once the app is downloaded, current Deezer subscribers will have instant access to their account. New users can become subscribers and choose from any of Deezers multiple music service options, including Discovery Mode, Free Trial, Premium and Premium+. With Play-Fi, users can stream their music directly to any Play-Fi-equipped audio system, including products like the Phorus PS1 Speaker and the Wren V5PF Speaker, or stream it through their existing home audio system using the Phorus PR1 Receiver. Play-Fi also gives users full control of the home speaker networkallowing them to set up, link, and stream audio to one speaker system or multiple speaker systems at once, another industry first. For more information about DTS or the companys technologies, please visit www.dts.com , or connect with DTS on Facebook and Twitter ( @DTS_Inc ).

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Postal Service To Honor Music Icon With Limited-Edition Stamp 09/23/13 03:43 PM ET EDT Ray Charles , Ray Charles Stamp , Pop Culture , Ray Charles Music , Black Voices News Getty WASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 23, 2013: In this handout provided by the U.S. Postal Service, a stamp with the likeness of musician Ray Charles is seen as part of the Music Icons Forever Stamps Series. On what would have been his 83rd birthday, the Ray Charles was inducted into the Postal Services Music Icons Forever Stamp Series. Chaka Khan will perform at the Los Angeles first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony and Ashanti will highlight the Atlanta event. (U.S. Postal Service via Getty Images) ATLANTA The U.S. Postal Service is planning to add soul singer Ray Charles to its “Music Icons Forever” stamp series. Postal officials say the agency is releasing a stamp featuring the Albany, Ga., native on Monday along with one of the artist’s previously unreleased songs. Charles was a singer and songwriter who pioneered the soul and rhythm-and-blues genres. He died in 2004. Events are being planned in Atlanta and Los Angeles to celebrate Charles’ inclusion in the series. R&B singer Ashanti and the Morehouse College Glee Club are scheduled to perform at the Atlanta school’s Ray Charles Performing Arts Center. And Chaka Khan is headlining an event at the Grammy Museum.