The rise of voice control

These days it seems impossible to go anywhere without encountering technology with voice control embedded in it. It’s in our phones and tablets, on our laptops, in our cars and now in our speakers. Banks are allowing you to make payments by voice , and even law enforcement agencies using recordings made by them to…

What is Surround Sound

Basics If you’ve ever experienced a surround sound system when watching a film or playing a video game you know how amazing they can be. They are often labelled 5.1 or 7.1, depending on how many speakers and channels in the system. 5.1 5.1 is comprised of six channels, each with their own mono speaker….

The Oldest Audiophile Argument

The question of “which is better, Analogue audio or Digital audio?”, is an old one, and one that has been argued about for years. Analogue audio is old and loved by many in the audio enthusiast world. Digital audio, on the other hand, is new and fangled, and sometimes frowned upon by the older audiophile…

Integrating audio technology at home

One of my biggest concerns when I want to buy a new piece of audio technology for home is the fact that I will have loads of cables around it. As a lover of contemporary style, I really want a home where everything flows and I feel comfortable. From my point of view, one of…

The evolution of the Bayan speakers

Bayan Audio has been in the industry since 2007, first known as Radiopaq, and then as Bayan Audio. We have designed different speakers that suit multiple tastes and uses. Specialists in wireless sound, we always aim to find the perfect sound in every speaker. One of our first designs as Bayan Audio was the Bayan…

Audio in Virtual Reality

As I’m sure you know, Virtual Reality, or VR, is becoming more and more relevant in today’s media. As the technology improves and the price tag shrinks, we should expect the idea of putting on a headset and immersing ourselves in a virtual world to become less ‘science fiction’, and more ‘science fact’. At Bayan,…

What is multi-room?

If you are at home and you are able to control your music playing in one or many rooms at the same time from a smartphone or tablet, you’ve got a multi-room system. To be able to enjoy the sound of a multi-room system at home, you will need to have multi-room speakers. They will…

3 tips to make the most out of your SilverPoint speakers

Whether you are the proud owner of some SilverPoint multi-room speakers, or are entertaining the idea of grabbing yourself some, it’s always a good idea to know exactly what you’re working with. Here’s a quick rundown of how to get the absolute best experience out of the SilverPoint range and the clever little companion app,…

Bluetooth vs WiFi

Bluetooth and WiFi are both standards used with radio waves at ultra-high frequencies, capable of transmitting information over short distances with no need for a physical connection. They are very similar technologies, when it comes down to the physics, however their uses vary. Bluetooth Bluetooth is most often used when portability and simplicity is important….

What is a Sonic Boom?

‘Sonic Boom’ is the sound associated with the shock waves created by an object travelling through air faster than the speed of sound. Perhaps the easiest way to visualize what is happening is to look at an object moving through a more viscous material than air – let’s use water for our example. As an…

Artificial Intelligence for Music

Artificial Intelligence is a computer program designed to think for itself, or learn from information fed to it. We can then use this program to create new material based on what it has learned. AI is becoming more and more prevalent in today’s technology industry. It allows greater automation of complex tasks, and allows technology…