Music Services: add Apple Music?

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    Hi Danny

    Apple's third-party integration model is AirPlay 2. They have no plans to develop an API for products such as Bluesound.

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    Erwin Lötscher

    Hi Tony
    In the meantime, however, something has changed at Apple in this matter. Maybe there is still hope that Apple Music "Music Service" for my NAD 368 with NAD MDC BluOS (not 2i) ?
    https://developer.apple.com/documentation/applemusicapi

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    Tony W. - Product Support Manager

    Hi Erwin

    Nothing has changed. The documentation you are reviewing is not for playback. Apple is only moving forward with an endpoint solution at this time. Thanks for your patience.

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    Jean-Baptiste TERPREAU

    Hello Bluesound!

    I am considering replacing my old Sonos Connect with a Node 2i. Seems to have plenty to love with the Node. 

    However, I don't understand why you state that it is not possible to support Apple Music Playback directly on the Node. It is possible on the Sonos. I find it practical to search for music and have the results of my Library and from apple music directly in the app.

    Thank you for your feedback

     

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  • Hi Jean-Baptiste

    Apple has chosen to use the Apple AirPlay model for supporting their service. If you have a NODE 2i, you have Apple Music using their App on their device but AirPlaying to your player.

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