Whats news: phorus has successfully navigated the start-up waters and has secured a $2M Series A. The stealthy company is introducing a device agnostic means of playing music resident on smartphones, tablets and PCs through home audio systems. Capitalizing on the growth of Android, iPhones, iPads and anticipating the arrival of Win 8 devices, phorus has created PlayCast™, a wireless home audio solution that is completely independent of platform or operating system. PlayCast will be revealed at the annual multi-venue Las Vegas geek rodeo known as the Computer Electronics Show in January.
About: phorus, based in Los Angeles, is building a groundbreaking wireless music playback ecosystem. The company’s PlayCast technology instantly integrates phones, tablets, PCs and other devices with intelligent, great-sounding speakers, bringing your music home in a whole new way. The firm was founded by Dannie Lau, former technology executive of Harman International, purveyors of the harman/kardon, JBL, Infinity, and Mark Levinson brands, as well as co-founder of PhatNoise, a mobile entertainment startup that was later acquired by Harman International.
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