20 May RESEARCH PAPER: SKAA Wireless Audio Standard

Two dominant consumer wireless audio standards exist in the installed base today, Bluetooth and Apple’s Airplay.  In spite of their popularity, neither standard was developed to deliver minimal setup, high quality audio across a myriad of different products. SKAA is an alternative wireless audio standard that could challenge both Bluetooth and AirPlay. The two primary reasons for this are SKAA’s focus on ease of connection, synchronized broadcast capability and quality of service.  Moor Insights & Strategy is recommending that the consumer audio ecosystem take another look at the SKAA consumer wireless audio standard for their implementations.

Moor Insights & Strategy look at the pros and cons of Bluetooth, Airplay and the potential for SKAA to emerge as a premium wireless audio standard.

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