Industry Support for MQA is Growing

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Industry Support for MQA is Growing

Las Vegas, USA, January 5th Meridian Audio announces rising industry support for its revolutionary MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) technology, launched last month at The Shard.

After the spectacular launch the music industry, hardware providers and content distribution companies are aligning with MQA and its assurance of supreme sound for music fans.

Following 7digital’s announcement of support in December, other companies already in advanced discussions include: Imagination Technologies and its Caskeid wireless multi-room audio IP platform; Onkyo, the Japanese electronics giant; Arcam, the British hi-fi manufacturer; and TIDAL, the high fidelity music streaming service from the Aspiro Group, currently available in US, UK and Canada. TIDAL will also be integral to the MQA demonstrations at CES, streaming MQA music files through the updated Meridian Sooloos digital media system.

Commenting on this wave of support for MQA, Bob Stuart, Meridian Audio co-founder and pioneer behind the new technology said, “We are delighted to be in discussions with such highly respected brands. We are also progressing our work with the music labels, who continue to drive forward MQA content discussions, and we expect them to make announcements in early 2015.”

Callers to the MQA by Meridian suite can experience MQA-encoded music in action, as well as meet the audio design experts behind this revolutionary music format.

MQA by Meridian will be in the Venetian, Suite 30-235
To book your demonstration and opportunity to talk to Meridian’s MQA team, e-mail Lisa Sullivan at

High-res images, press releases, and other materials can be accessed from the Meridian Media Centre from January 6th here:

Meridian is based near Cambridge, UK, and was founded in 1977 by Bob Stuart and Allen Boothroyd. With over 35 years’ history of innovation and development of uncompromised consumer home entertainment systems offering exceptional performance, this award-winning company is widely recognized as a world leader in high-quality audio and video reproduction. Meridian developed the first audiophile CD player, the world’s first consumer digital surround controller and the world’s first digital loudspeaker. Bob Stuart architected MLP, the lossless coding used in DVD-Audio and Blu-ray. The company’s optical disc players, DSP loudspeakers, video projectors and processors are unique in the industry, maintaining a super-quality digital signal throughout the path from the studio to the home, using advanced digital signal processing to deliver both a sweet, natural sound and smooth, crystal-sharp images with true cinematic realism. 

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