Onkyo and Pioneer recently released a firmware update adding support to AV receivers and speakers for its selected brands.
Once installed, users will be able to easily stream music from Chromecast enabled apps, as well as use Google Home or future Google Assistant Audio devices to start playing music through voice commands.
This will allow customers with Chromecast-enabled products to use their mobile devices to stream music, and control the audio from anywhere in the house using Cast-enabled mobile apps. Users can also use their Google Home or other Google Assistant devices to control the devices with voice commands.
Components getting the Chromecast update under the Onkyo brand include the following AV receivers: TX-NR676 , TX-NR575 , TX-8270 , PR-RZ5100 , TX-RZ3100 , TX-RZ1100 , TX-RZ810 , TX-RZ710 , TX-RZ610 , TX-NR757 , TX-NR656 , and TX-NR555 ; the home theater HT-S7800, the SBT-A500 soundbar system, and NCP-302 multiroom wireless speaker.
Under Pioneer Home Entertainment the Chromecast built-in firmware update is being added to AV receivers including the Elite series: SC-LX901 , SC-LX801 , SC-LX701 , SC-LX501 , VSX-LX301 , VSX-LX101 , SX-S30 , and the FS-EB70 soundbar. Under the Pioneer series are the following AV receivers: VSX-1131 , VSX-832 , VSX-831 , and VSX-S520 ; and the XC-HM86 and X-HM76 network receiver/CD player systems. The update will also be added to the just released MRX-3 multiroom wireless speaker.