DTS Play-Fi Now Supports AirPlay 2 and “Works with HomePod”

AirPlay 2 works in conjunction with Amazon Alexa and DTS Play-Fi for
an integrated multi-assistant control experience

CALABASAS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DTS,
a global leader in high-definition audio solutions and a wholly owned
subsidiary of Xperi
Corporation
(Nasdaq: XPER) (“Xperi”), is pleased to announce the
availability of AirPlay 2 in select DTS
Play-Fi
products. AirPlay 2 support is now available on the McIntosh
RS200 and Arcam rPlay, with additional products to be announced this
year.

AirPlay 2 opens a world of multi-room streaming possibilities. Music
playback on AirPlay 2 products can be started via spoken commands to
Siri or to a HomePod. Alternatively, users can use spoken commands to
add AirPlay 2 speakers into a group with a HomePod or even transfer
music playback from the HomePod to other AirPlay 2 products in the home.
Apple users have a variety of other ways to access their AirPlay 2
products, including direct streaming from iTunes, iOS, MacOS and
AppleTV. The additional network buffering in AirPlay 2 provides greater
transmission reliability in cases where Wi-Fi connections are
temporarily unavailable or unstable.

“We are thrilled to bring AirPlay 2 into the DTS Play-Fi experience,”
said Dannie Lau, general manager, DTS Play-Fi. “With this new ability,
our partners can better service Apple users with a feature set that
meets their expectations for interoperability with the products they
love.”

DTS Play-Fi products supporting AirPlay 2 are also Works with Alexa
compatible, allowing household users to choose between Siri or Alexa
voice assistants to control the same product. All these features work in
conjunction with DTS Play-Fi’s broad array of capabilities, including
on-product music presets, wireless surround sound, whole-home TV audio
streaming to any DTS Play-Fi product and/or the DTS Play-Fi Headphones
app, and 24/192 Hi-Res Audio streaming.

“AirPlay 2 brings multi-room music playback to the Apple ecosystem,”
said Nicholas Clarke, senior director, global engineering, luxury audio
at Harman. “Combining AirPlay 2 with DTS Play-Fi gives Arcam rPlay
customers even more ways to access their product while providing the
hi-res streaming audio support they demand.”

Charlie Randall, chief executive officer (CEO) at McIntosh, commented,
“Supporting AirPlay 2 and Works with Alexa in the RS200 offers choice to
our customers with music assistant control. Integrating these protocols
with DTS Play-Fi gives the RS200 a sophisticated set of streaming
capabilities unmatched by our competitors.”

DTS Play-Fi technology enables lossless multi-room wireless audio
streaming on any supported product from the world’s most popular music
services including Amazon Music, Deezer, iHeartRadio, Juke, KKBox,
Napster, Pandora, Qobuz, QQ Music, SiriusXM, Sound Machine, Spotify and
TIDAL, thousands of Internet radio stations, as well as personal music
libraries. In addition, DTS Play-Fi features advance streaming
functionality like wireless surround sound, stereo pairing, music
station presets, and audio/video synchronization.

The DTS Play-Fi ecosystem features the largest collection of products in
the whole-home wireless audio space, with more than 200 interoperable
speakers, sound bars, set-top boxes, and A/V receivers from the top
names in premium audio including Aerix, Anthem, Arcam, Audiolab,
Definitive Technology, DISH TV, Elite, Integra, Fusion Research,
Klipsch, MartinLogan, McIntosh, Mission, Onkyo, Paradigm, Phorus,
Pioneer, Polk Audio, Quad, Rotel, Sonus Faber, Soundcast, SVS Sound,
Wharfedale, and Wren Sound.

For more information about DTS Play-Fi, please visit www.play-fi.com.

For more information about DTS, please visit www.dts.com
or connect with DTS on Facebook,
Twitter (@DTS)
and Instagram (@DTS).

About Xperi Corporation

Xperi Corporation (Nasdaq: XPER) and its brands, DTS, FotoNation, HD
Radio, Invensas and Tessera, are dedicated to creating innovative
technology solutions that enable extraordinary experiences for people
around the world. Xperi’s solutions are licensed by hundreds of leading
global partners and have shipped in billions of products in areas
including premium audio, automotive, broadcast, computational imaging,
computer vision, mobile computing and communications, memory, data
storage, and 3D semiconductor interconnect and packaging. For more
information, please call 408-321-6000 or visit www.xperi.com.

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States and other countries. All other company, brand and product names
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