Nativ™ and IDAGIO join forces to bring lossless classical music streaming to audiophiles around the world.

Nativ Vita™ Hi-Res Music Player now comes pre-installed with a free 1-year subscription to IDAGIO: the leading streaming service for classical music.

July 24, 2019

Hong Kong—July 24th, 2019—Nativ™ and IDAGIO are pleased to announce that they will be working together to provide users with the ultimate listening experience. With this new integration, classical music lovers will be able to stream the entire IDAGIO catalog, including over 1,000 labels, directly on the Vita’s beautiful 11.6” IPS Touchscreen. IDAGIO is designed exclusively for classical music and is renowned worldwide for its exceptional user interface and playlists curated by acclaimed artists and industry experts. For a limited time only, Nativ will offer a free 1-year subscription to IDAGIO with every new Nativ Vita™.

“Most of today’s payback solutions and streaming services ignore the unique characteristics of classical music, and you therefore cannot experience its full potential,” says Michael Li, CEO and Co-Founder of Nativ, “IDAGIO truly understands classical music and allows users to enjoy the genre in a way it has never been possible before. The Vita’s enormous touchscreen interface and audiophile hardware design take this experience to another level.”

Christoph Lange, Co-founder and CPO of IDAGIO adds: “An essential part of our mission at IDAGIO is to allow people from around the world to listen to classical music anytime, anywhere. That is why we are happy to work with Nativ on this integration, which allows Nativ users to enjoy 2 million classical music tracks in stunning lossless sound quality.”

Founded in 2015 in Berlin, Germany, IDAGIO is an ingenious streaming service which addresses the special characteristics of classical music. The service was designed with classical music lovers in mind and its features reflects this. For example, its innovative Mood Player helps users find the best music to suit their day, even if they aren’t sure what exactly they’d like to listen to. The catalog provides tailored search options for classical music; users can choose to search using filters such as orchestra, soloist, composer, conductor, and composition. Playlists are curated by acclaimed artists and critics which provide users with an easy way to experience new works and broaden their existing library.

Nativ Vita™ is the world’s first high-resolution music player with a built-in 11.6” touchscreen and pioneering user interface to conveniently access all of today’s music. Its proprietary metadata handling allows users to categorize, browse and combine all music genres independently. Classical music is enhanced with special metadata fields such as Composer, Conductor, Performer, Instrument, Publisher/Label and Orchestra/Ensemble. In addition to IDAGIO, users of the Nativ Vita™ can enjoy popular streaming services such as Apple Music, Spotify or Tidal directly from the built-in LCD, and stream stunning music videos to a TV via HDMI or wirelessly with Google Cast. The Vita™ also supports Apple Airplay, Spotify Connect, Google Cast and Bluetooth aptX® for seamless integration of your mobile devices, and plays music from your Mac, PC or NAS through its ultra-fast wireless and Gigabit networking technology. Network music libraries can also be navigated with the pre-installed music interface from Roon™. Large music libraries can be stored directly on the built-in hard disk or SSD drives with up to 10TB capacity.

Pricing & Availability

Nativ Vita™ starts at a retail price of US$1,599 and is available worldwide through a network of authorized resellers, or directly at www.nativsound.com. For a limited time customers will get a free 1-year subscription to IDAGIO™with the purchase of a Nativ Vita™ Music Player. For details visit Nativ’s website.

Press Contact

John Gowder
Nativ Sound LLC
John@nativsound.com

About Nativ

Nativ is a nimble and innovative tech startup with a radical new approach to product development. Designed as true audiophile components Nativ products are supercharged with the latest and greatest in technology, and are the world’s first to harness the power of the crowd through an open platform. Nativ continuously evolves to reinvent the way we experience music. Find out more at www.nativsound.com.

Nativ, the Nativ logo and Nativ Vita are trademarks of Nativ Sound LLC. Other company & product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

About IDAGIO

IDAGIO is the leading streaming service for classical music. Crafted in Berlin by a world-class team of over 80 passionate experts in music, technology, business and design, IDAGIO offers a search tailor-made for classical music, a catalogue of over 2 million licensed tracks, and exclusive recordings and playlists – all available in CD-quality sound (FLAC). Each artist, orchestra and ensemble has a clear profile displaying albums and recorded works including filters like composer, conductor, soloists and more. IDAGIO has subscribers in over 180 countries and the app has been downloaded more than one million times worldwide. www. idagio.com


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