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Philips Izzy Bluetooth multi-room speaker: just one tap fills the home with music

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Now on sale in the UK - Gibson Innovations presents the Philips BM5, the first product on the new Izzy multi-room platform, designed to guarantee that using multi-room music is as simple as possible.

Izzy combines the easy connection of Bluetooth with the robust networking and audio quality of Wi-Fi all at the push of a single button.

Just connect to one speaker via Bluetooth, and Izzylink will do the rest – no Wi-Fi router connection or passwords required. Izzy will automatically find and connect to all Izzy products in the home, so you can stream throughout, from room-to-room, with rich, clear and room-filling sound.

Connecting at the touch of a button, these speakers give you all the playback options you’ll ever need while offering a seamless user experience.

Compact and sleek, Philips Izzy allows you to listen to all the music from your favorite apps – with no restrictions – from any smartphone or tablet.

The first product on the new platform is the Philips BM5 a high quality, great sounding and multi-room speaker with a minimalist appearance and simple interface.

Philips Izzy BM5

The compact multi-room Philips Izzy BM5 speaker has a simple user interface, attractive design and is available in two different colors.

The BM5 connects easily to your playback device using a Bluetooth connection and is equipped with two 2.5” full-range drivers to deliver room-filling sound wherever you place it while an integrated bass port delivers a true, deep low end performance.

Each individual speaker can be used either alone or paired with up to four other Izzy speakers by pressing the ‘Group’ button. No apps and no passwords are needed, so the BM5s can be used straight out of the box.

Further products featuring the Izzylink technology will follow including the BM50 CD+ flat micro allowing consumers to steam radio and CD through their other Izzy speakers.

The Philips Izzy BM5 is priced at £99.99 and is now available from Amazon, Harvey Norman (Ireland) & Expert (Ireland) and later in October from QVC, Argos, Maplin and AO.com.

Feature summary:

Philips Izzy BM5

  • Wireless music streaming from smart devices via Bluetooth
  • Link up to five Izzy speakers for multi-room
  • One-touch operation for switching between group and individual use
  • LED light indicates signal strength between speaker units
  • No passwords, routers or apps required for setup 
  • Up to 100m open range

About Gibson Innovations

We’re Gibson Innovations, and we love music. We combine innovation, great sound and sophisticated design to create music and entertainment products across a dynamic portfolio of brands: Philips, Philips Fidelio, Gibson, GoGear, Onkyo and Trainer. We’re part of Gibson Brands, Inc., one of the fastest-growing music lifestyle companies in the world, with a portfolio of brands that spans the full journey of music: creation, performance and experience. For our latest news go to www.gibsoninnovations.com/news.