January 24, Apple has quietly introduced a new feature AirPlay 2, adding it to the first beta version of iOS 11.3 and 11.3 tvOS. It is reported by iClarified.
AirPlay 2 supports multi-threaded streaming audio with improved buffering: roughly speaking, allows to use for audio playback multiple devices at once. Currently working new required Apple TV. In the end, with AirPlay 2 you can use any speakers that support a function such as HomePod from Apple or Sonos ONE.
When you install tvOS 11.3 the user will be prompted to add Apple TV to the Home, which is available on iOS. After that, you will be able to play and pause the playback of movies or music on the console right from the app.
To select multiple devices for audio playback, you should press the AirPlay button in the Music app or to use audio widget in the control Center. Since this is only the first beta version AirPlay 2 possible faults.
24 Jan Apple first announced iOS 11.3, and then, hours later, released the first beta firmware for developers. The company said that the release will take place in the spring. Along with the first beta of iOS 11.3, came macOS 10.13.4 High Sierra beta 1 and tvOS 11.3 beta 1.
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