Apple AirPlay 2 - definition


Apple announced AirPlay in June 2017, its first significant upgrade to AirPlay in 7 years.

Airplay 2 enhances AirPlay by allowing media content to be streamed to multiple AirPlay 2 devices at any one time. A facility previously only available if using iTunes from a Windows or Mac computer.

It's latest device, the Apple HomePod is due to be AirPlay 2 enabled in 2018.

Airplay 2 became available in early releases beta releases of iOS 11.3. It has since been removed while we await any further developments.

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