SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WiSA®
LLC, an Association of leading consumer electronics brands and
founded by Summit Wireless Technologies (NASDAQ: WISA), announces the
certification of the “Link” WiSA USB Transmitter from Association member
Axiim. The Axiim Link plugs into any WiSA Ready audio source including
TVs, gaming systems and PCs and allows them to easily connect to any
speakers certified by the WiSA Association. The Axiim Link transmitter
is also the first and only wireless, high-resolution device designed for
Xbox One and Windows PCs that is also WiSA Certified.
The WiSA Association and its members are committed to revolutionizing
the home entertainment experience by delivering immersive, uncompressed,
high-definition, multi-channel sound through the universal standards
established and certified by the WiSA Association and its members.
“The Axiim team is super excited to support the growing number of smart
TV display manufacturers bringing WiSA-Ready products with immersive
sound capabilities to market in 2019 and enabling the Xbox gamer, the PC
gamer, and Esports enthusiasts to get in on the action with a full room
of directional sound,” said James Hammer, CEO of Axiim.
“The Axiim Link is a truly amazing solution and represents a huge step
forward in the simplification of creating unparalleled audio experiences
in the home,” said Tony Ostrom, president of WiSA. “The Association and
its members will continue to lead this exciting shift in the industry as
we gear up to facilitate the launches of a wide range of innovative
products that help consumers easily enjoy the abundance of multi-channel
audio content coming into their homes.”
Launched in September 2018, the new WiSA Ready certification clearly
identifies entertainment sources – such as TVs, gaming systems or
computers – that are equipped to deliver up to eight channels of
high-definition wireless audio to WiSA Certified speakers when connected
with a WiSA USB transmitter. This new program simplifies consumer set-up
and reduces costs by replacing AV receivers with a low-cost USB
About WiSA, LLC
WiSA™ (Wireless Speaker and Audio Association) is the creator of
standards for interoperable audio technology utilized by leading CE
brands and ODMs. WiSA Certified components eliminate the complicated
set-up and wiring of traditional audio systems by utilizing cutting-edge
wireless technology to deliver immersive sound experiences.
Additionally, WiSA ensures multi-channel transmission of low-latency,
high-definition audio to dramatically increase the enjoyment of movies
and video, music, sports, gaming/esports, and more. For more information
about WiSA, please visit www.wisaassociation.org.
About Summit Wireless Technologies, Inc.
Summit Wireless Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: WISA) is a leading provider
of immersive, wireless sound technology for intelligent devices and next
generation home entertainment systems. Working with leading CE brands
and manufacturers such as Harman International, a division of Samsung;
LG; Klipsch; Bang & Olufsen; Xbox, a subsidiary of Microsoft; and
others, the company delivers seamless, dynamic audio experiences for
high-definition content, including movies and video, music, sports,
gaming/esports, and more. Summit Wireless is a founding member of WiSA™
(the Wireless Speaker and Audio Association) and works in joint
partnership to champion the most reliable interoperability standards
across the industry. The company is headquartered in San Jose, CA with
sales teams in Taiwan, China, Japan, and Korea. For more information
please visit www.summitwireless.com.
WiSA is a registered trademark of WiSA LLC. All other trademarks are the
property of their respective owners.