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Bang & Olufsen Opens New Location in DCOTA (Design Center of the Americas) in Dania Beach, Florida

DANIA BEACH, Fla. and DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bang & Olufsen, the Danish provider of premium, high quality audio and video products, will officially open a new showroom in Dania Beach, Florida on Thursday, October 11, 2012 with an exclusive grand-opening customer event at its DCOTA location. The new Bang & Olufsen DCOTA showroom is significant as it marks the fourth B&O store to open in Florida, and it is located in the dedicated Resource Center on Griffin Road. The Bang & Olufsen DCOTA showroom will provide the complete Bang & Olufsen product portfolio in addition to the newly launched sister brand - B&O PLAY - that offers portable, entry-level products that accentuate the hallmark B&O competencies of superior sound performance and strong design aesthetics. The DCOTA showroom will also be the first US showroom to feature the newly launched BeoPlay A9, the premium active speaker system from B&O PLAY that features a powerful wireless sound experience, original and provocative design, flexible placement options and intuitive, "invisible" operation. BeoPlay A9 will be available for a special preview only for the Grand Opening event, and then will arrive the second half of November when it becomes available for purchase.

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"We are thrilled to announce the grand opening of Bang & Olufsen DCOTA," states Jimmy Baikovicious, Owner of B&O DCOTA. "We are happy to deliver exceptional audio visual, home automation, lighting, and shading solutions to Florida's residents. Our goal is to use technology to make life more comfortable and enjoyable with the special sensitivity touch demanded by the local design community."

"Bang & Olufsen provides a distinct range of cutting-edge audio and video products which converge technology, design and emotional appeal," states Zean Nielsen, President of Bang & Olufsen America, Inc. "This makes B&O perfectly suited to cater to the designers, builders and architects that come to DCOTA for inspiration and planning purposes. Additionally, over the past eighty-seven years, Bang & Olufsen has become an icon of performance and design excellence and we are happy to extend our company's tradition to the South Floridian Design and Contract community - with the addition of our fourth B&O showroom to the Sunshine State."

The new DCOTA showroom will also showcase Playmaker, a state-of-the-art receiver that streams music wirelessly from any smart phone to ones dedicated B&O loudspeakers. Playmaker is significant as it unleashes the true, high-quality sound experience of Bang & Olufsen speakers to one's digital music with one-step wireless operation and it is both DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) and AirPlay compatible. It can stream music from any smart phone, tablet, MAC, PC or media server. Additionally, Playmaker possesses a second-to-none sound performance as it features a high performance Digital Audio converter that is specified for even the most powerful B&O speakers.

To experience the Playmaker by Bang & Olufsen and receive a sneak preview of the new BeoPlay A9 before it enters the global marketplace, we welcome customers to the new showroom:

Bang & Olufsen DCOTA
1855 Griffin Road, Suite A-124
Dania Beach, Florida 33004

A dedicated customer event will be held tonight, Thursday, October 11, 2012 from 5:30 Pm to 8:30 PM. Attendees will also be able to preview the Premium Sound System by Bang & Olufsen for the Audi R8. For more product and/or event details please contact Lautaro Desiano of Bang & Olufsen DCOTA at 561-859-9055

Bang & Olufsen was founded in Struer, Denmark, in 1925 by Peter Bang and Svend Olufsen, two innovative, young engineers devoted to high quality audio reproduction. Since then, the brand has become an icon of performance and design excellence through its long-standing craftsmanship tradition and the strongest possible commitment to high-tech research and development.

Still at the forefront of domestic technology, Bang & Olufsen has extended its comprehensive experience with integrated audio and video solutions for the home to other areas such as the hospitality and automotive industries in recent years. Consequently, its current product range epitomizes seamless media experiences in the home as well as in the car and on the move.

For more information on Bang & Olufsen, please visit www.bang-olufsen.com.

SOURCE Bang & Olufsen