Bowers & Wilkins reveal Z2 and revamped Zeppelin Air Airplay wireless music systems

Gerald Lynch Hi-Fi Systems, Home audio, iPod Accessories, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

Bowers & Wilkins have lifted the covers off two wireless music systems today, the brand new Z2 and a revamped Zeppelin Air model. Both support Apple's Wireless Airplay streaming standard, and include the new Lightning connector dock for the iPhone…

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B&W collaborates with ex-Genesis frontman Peter Gabriel for Music Club community

Katherine Hannaford Digital Music, Home audio Leave a Comment

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A hardware company launching a music store? Who do they think they are – Apple?

Not Bowers & Wilkins (or B&W as you probably know them), as the high-ish-end audio company has announced their collaboration with Peter Gabriel for the launch of their B&W Music Club, a community offering music fans a DRM-free, lossless album once a month, in exchange for £23.95 for six months of your support, or £33.95 for a year’s membership. That works out to less than three quid an album!…

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Bowers & Wilkins unveils Jaguar XF Premium In-Car Sound System

Andy Merrett Vehicles

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Following on from their Jaguar XXR audio system, Bowers & Wilkins has unveiled the 14-speaker audio system fitted in the luxurious Jaguar XF.

Engineers from Jaguar and B&W worked in collaboration right from the car’s conception, performing extensive analysis and prototype testing to determine the ideal layout and locations for the speakers. Goal: to develop the best ever audio experience in a car.

B&W technologies included its patented woven-Kevlar diver material, the uniquely textured square-weave cones made from bulletproof material which eliminates standing waves in its midrange and bass drivers, and their metal-dome tweeter transducer.

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