Samsung Multiroom Speakers


(Kevin O'Donnell ) #1

Unfortunately I have a Samsung R1 speaker so smartapps like Mood Music and others just don’t work or partially work. I have a suggestion, instead of trying to get this to work 100% with all the smartapps (I’m just assuming SmartThings must be working on this since it’s a Samsung speaker and has the least support?) why doesn’t SmartThings allow the usb slot in the SmartThings hub to read MP3s and allow any wifi speaker brand to receive audio files from the usb drive? That seems easier than developing specific apps for each type of WiFi speaker. That way we can play whatever we want to any wifi brand speaker for any event. That would be amazing!
Or should I just buy Sonos speakers instead of Samsung (or any other brand) for better smartapp support?
What do you guys think?