WiSA Announces Certification of Savant’s Smart Audio Family of Entertainment Products
Premium WiSA Certified Line Up Includes High-Performance 3-Channel L/C/R Sound Bar, Optional Smart Audio Wireless Powered Surround Speakers and the Smart Audio Nano 1X Subwoofer
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WiSA® LLC, the Wireless Speaker and Audio Association, comprised of over 60 leading consumer electronics brands, and founded by SummitWireless Technologies (NASDAQ: WISA), today announced it has certified Savant’s Smart Audio family of entertainment products. This premium WiSA Certified™ product line, available now, includes a high-performance, powered 55-inch 3-channel L/C/R sound bar, optional Smart Audio wireless powered surround speakers and the Smart Audio Nano 1X subwoofer. Savant is a recognized leader in home control and automation, and one of the fastest-growing smart home companies in the luxury and mid-markets.
Savant’s WiSA Certified Smart Audio Sound Bar delivers an unmatched combination of connectivity, control, wireless capability and superb sound quality while utilizing WiSA technology to easily expand into a complete surround sound system by adding a WiSA Certified subwoofer and surrounds.
“Savant is delivering an advanced solution for consumers who demand the very best in a connected home entertainment experience,” stated Tony Ostrom, president of WiSA. “We’re very happy to add this premium, smart family of products to the rapidly expanding roster of WiSA Certified components and see the wireless home audio category grow in a new and exciting direction.”
The scalable WiSA wireless platform transmits high-resolution 24-bit digital audio at 48 kHz/96kHz with less than 1/10th the latency of a Bluetooth audio device, keeping movie soundtracks and music content in perfect sync. WiSA’s precise wireless protocol ensures that all speakers in the system are Certified to be synchronized within 1/1,000,000 of a second, even when using all eight channels. WiSA automatically recognizes audio channel configurations from 2.0 to 7.1 and even 5.1.2.
“With WiSA Certification, our new Smart Audio product family provides the next generation of wireless home entertainment with superior sound and ease of setup,” said George Katsiris, VP, product evangelist at Savant. “These products provide the foundation for a seamless, wireless solution that delivers a game-changing audio experience.”
WiSA Certified components work together seamlessly to deliver wireless, multi-channel audio and authentic movie theater sound that immerses the listener into the middle of movies and video, music, sports, gaming/esports and more. As a result, consumers can expect an audiophile experience, but unlike traditional audio systems, setup is simple and takes just minutes, even for larger 5.1 and 7.1 systems.
Savant Systems, LLC is a recognized leader in home control and automation, and one of the fastest-growing smart home companies in the luxury and mid-markets. Savant’s powerful Pro technology brings together the four pillars of automation – climate, lighting, entertainment and energy – together in a single application interface for the homeowner. This comprehensive whole-home control system, available through iOS and Android, delivers the premiere experience in all of home automation and is available through Magnolia Design Centers and Savant’s global network of Authorized Integrators. Learn more at www.savant.com.
About WiSA, LLC
WiSA, the (Wireless Speaker and Audio) Association is a consumer electronics consortium dedicated to creating interoperability standards utilized by leading brands and manufacturers to deliver immersive sound via intelligent devices. WiSA Certified components from any member brand can be combined to dramatically increase the enjoyment of movies and video, music, sports, gaming/esports, and more. WiSA also ensures robust, high resolution, multi-channel, low latency audio while eliminating the complicated set-up of traditional audio systems. 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 Electronics, Klipsch, Bang & Olufsen, Xbox, a subsidiary of Microsoft, and others, Summit Wireless 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 audio industry. Summit Wireless, formerly named Summit Semiconductor, Inc., is headquartered in San Jose, CA with sales teams in Taiwan, China, Japan, and Korea. For more information, please visit: www.summitwireless.com.
© 2019 Summit Wireless Technologies, Inc. All rights reserved. Summit Wireless Technologies and the Summit Wireless logo are trademarks of Summit Wireless Technologies, Inc. The WiSA logo, WiSA, WiSA Ready, and WiSA Certified are trademarks, or certification marks of WiSA LLC. Third-party trade names, trademarks and product names are the intellectual property of their respective owners and product names are the intellectual property of their respective owners.
Mary Magnani or Kirsten Chapman
LHA Investor Relations
Source: Summit Wireless Technologies, Inc.
Released December 12, 2019