WiSA Enables the Future of Speakerless TVs with Demo of Sharp’s WiSA Ready 8K Prototype TV
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 6, 2020--
Consumer Electronics Show–WiSA® LLC, the Wireless Speaker and Audio Association, comprised of over 60 leading consumer electronics brands, and founded by Summit Wireless Technologies (NASDAQ: WISA), today announced it will showcase an exclusive prototype of Sharp’s new WiSA Ready™*, 8K speakerless TV, now in development and slated for release later this year. As the industry moves toward speakerless TVs, WiSA is quickly becoming the leading audio solution for major TV brands and manufacturers like Sharp. Demonstrations are being conducted January 7-10 in the WiSA suite (#29-236) at the Venetian Hotel.
“We are excited to partner with Sharp at CES to provide an exclusive sneak peek at the company’s new speakerless, WiSA Ready 8K TV—currently in development,” stated Tony Ostrom, president of WiSA. “Speakerless TVs are the future of the industry and we are proud that WiSA is playing an integral role as the cutting edge audio solution to the market’s top TV manufacturers and brands.”
Sharp’s WiSA Ready, speakerless 8K TV relies exclusively on connected audio; wireless audio allows for the design of sleek, ultra thin TVs with edge to edge screens.
The WiSA suite at CES will highlight a range of immersive audio experiences for home entertainment, including gaming and home theater via WiSA demos, including the Sharp prototype, and much more. These WiSA-based systems, devices and components work together seamlessly to deliver wireless, multichannel audio capabilities and authentic concert-quality sound.
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.
* WiSA Ready TVs, gaming PCs and console systems are “ready” to transmit audio to WiSA Certified speakers when a WiSA USB Transmitter is plugged in and a user interface is activated through an APP or product design like LG TVs.
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