DTS, Inc.'s DTS Play-Fi® Whole-Home Wireless Audio Ecosystem Expands with New Products, Services and Partnerships
Oct 6 15
DTS Inc. announced several new additions to the DTS Play-Fi® whole-home wireless audio ecosystem, including new hardware partners and compatible audio component products, new and expanded music services, and an enhanced user interface. New Play-Fi Audio Partners and Components: MartinLogan: Crescendo X ($999.95) and Bravado ($699.95) wireless speakers, Motion Vision X five-channel soundbar ($1,699.95) and Forte ($599.95) two-channel amplifier. Available in Fourth Quarter 2015. McIntosh Laboratories: MB50 Media Streamer. Will be shown at CEDIA. Available in fourth quarter 2015. Paradigm: PW 600 ($599) and PW 800 ($799) speakers. PW AMP ($499) amplifier. Available in fourth quarter 2015. PW Link ($349) pre-amp with ARC will be available in early 2016. Definitive Technology: W Studio Microbar multi-room soundbar ($899). Now available. Polk: Omni S6 high-performance wireless speakers ($349.95). Now available. Wren: Compact V3US wireless speaker, available in standard ($399) and as a portable, battery-powered speaker ($449). Available in January 2016. Arcam: Leading UK-based audio company will be developing Play-Fi products in the coming months. New and Enhanced Play-Fi Streaming Music Services- TIDAL: The innovative music and entertainment service has been integrated directly into the DTS Play-Fi mobile apps. Spotify Connect: Multi-room capabilities are now supported by DTS Play-Fi, giving Spotify Premium subscribers the ability to set up two or more Play-Fi speakers as a Spotify group, such as "Downstairs" or "Outside," and stream to that group, with the music perfectly synchronized, directly from within their Spotify app. Rdio and Rhapsody: Both popular services, already available in the DTS Play-Fi Android app, are set to stream on iOS. Rdio is launching now, and Rhapsody will be available later this month. New Play-Fi Home Automation Integration- Fusion Research: DTS has partnered with Fusion Research to incorporate Play-Fi connectivity into a new solution for the custom installation market. The Fusion Play-Fi Server ($999) launching at CEDIA 2015 allows DTS Play-Fi audio components to be easily integrated into and controlled by the most popular connected home systems, including Crestron, Control4, RTI and URC. New Play-Fi Software Enhancements- Audio/Video Synchronization with Windows PCs: DTS Play-Fi now supports true audio/visual synchronization when streaming audio from YouTube, Hulu, Netflix, Amazon Prime, or any other video source to a Play-Fi speaker from a Microsoft Windows PC. Play-Fi is the only multi-room streaming platform to offer lip-sync accurate synchronization with a video source, and the only whole-home platform with operating system-level integration compatible with every application and streaming service. The A/V sync feature is available for existing and new purchasers of the premium Play-Fi HD Driver ($14.95). All Play-Fi Windows software has also been updated to support Windows 10. Enhanced Play-Fi App: The Play-Fi mobile apps have been significantly enhanced with a brand new design and clean, bright user interface. Users will have streamlined access to basic and advanced controls, a new "switch" feature to easily transfer music from one speaker to another, and built-in coaching points and help throughout the app. The new design is available now on iOS, and will be available later this year for Android. Benefits of DTS Play-Fi Technology- Multi-Room, Multi-Zone, Multi-User Listening Experience: Connect multiple audio systems that incorporate Play-Fi into a zone and enjoy music in every room of home, perfectly synchronized with no lag. Or create multiple zones and stream different music to different rooms from the same device. Play-Fi technology makes it possible for every user in the home to simultaneously stream from different devices and PCs that incorporate the Play-Fi software. Exceptional Sound Experience: Play-Fi wirelessly transmits high-quality lossless audio. Whole-Home Range: Play-Fi works everywhere Wi-Fi does, even if range extenders are used. It also works over Ethernet, Powerline, and other IP-based networking technologies. There is no need for proprietary bridges or routers. Most homes already have everything that is needed. Stream Anything. Control Everything: In addition to streaming music services, users can download Play-Fi apps for Android, iOS, and Kindle Fire to gain access to more than 20,000 radio stations, podcasts, local music, media servers, and select cloud-based music services. Set-up, link and control all of the speakers on the network from the same streamlined interfaces.
DTS Inc., iBiquity Digital Corporation - M&A Call
Sep 2 15
To discuss the acquisition of iBiquity Digital Corporation by DTS, Inc
DTS, Inc. Partners to Optimize Letv's New Smartphones and Content with the Integration of DTS' Innovative Immersive Sound Technologies
Aug 10 15
DTS Inc. have partnered to optimize letv's new smartphones and content with the integration of DTS' innovative immersive sound technologies, including DTS Headphone: DTS Headphone:X technology is now available on letv's Le 1 Pro and Le Max smartphones to deliver a fully immersive audio experience through any set of headphones. In addition, letv has incorporated DTS-HD Premium Sound into its Le 1 smartphone, providing consumers access to high-quality DTS-encoded content and entertainment directly from their mobile device.