San Jose, Calif.–(business wire) — WiSA® LLC, established by Summit Wireless Technologies (NASDAQ:WISA) today announced the availability of the WiSA SoundSend TV application for the Android operating system. Users can now download the WiSA SoundSend app to set up and control their WiSA audio system on-screen using the TV remote control for simplicity and convenience.
The SoundSend mobile app is optimized for the Android TV operating system to provide advanced features to optimize the listening experience and offer easy set up and tuning for daily operations. It can be used on TVs using Android OS including models from Sony, Toshiba, Sharp, Hisense, Insignia, Panasonic, Philips, Skyworth and others. This represents an estimated 16 million TVs in 2021 and rises to over 50 million TVs when the units purchased in the past two years are added. With the app available on a large screen or mobile device, SoundSend is projected to open an estimated 1 billion+ new and installed TVs to the WiSA speaker market by the end of 2021.
“With WiSA SoundSend, we aim to provide consumers an easy way to connect amazing WiSA certified speaker systems to a large and growing number of new and installed TVs,” said Tony Ostrom, president of WiSA. “By providing applications for the TV operating system that can be installed on the TV and controlled with the TV’s own remote, we take a major step forward in the convenience of set up and tuning, allowing for a large number of access and People all over the world break down barriers.”
Recognized and respected by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), Dealerscope, Twice and The Stevie with its innovative technology® The award allows the WISA SoundSend immersive home cinema audio system to be quickly and easily installed and connected using WiSA wireless audio technology. It connects to the Smart TV via HDMI and uses ARC/EARC to receive audio from the TV. SoundSend then decodes the audio in TrueHD up to Dolby Atmos and sends it wirelessly via a low-latency, tightly synchronized, high-definition wireless connection to any WiSA certified speaker from multiple brands.
In addition to its advanced technology and latest certification program, WiSA’s role in the consumer-oriented cornerstone of wireless home cinema is constantly expanding. The WiSA SoundSend Certified Program is another step toward supporting TV manufacturers in the consumer electronics industry with the development of WiSA technology.
About YSA, LLC
WiSA®, Wireless Speaker and Audio Association, is a consumer electronics consortium dedicated to creating interoperability standards used by leading brands and manufacturers to deliver immersive sound through intelligent devices. WiSA Certified™ components from any member brand can be combined to dramatically enhance the enjoyment of movies and videos, music, sports, gaming/esports and more. WiSA also ensures robust, high definition, multi-channel, low latency audio, eliminating the complex set-up of traditional audio systems. For more information about WiSA, please visit: www.wisaassociation.org.
Summit Wireless Technologies, Inc. about
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 Samsung, LG Electronics, Klipsch, Bang & Olufsen, Xbox, a subsidiary of Microsoft, and others, Summit Wireless delivers a seamless, dynamic audio experience for high definition content. Includes movies and videos, 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 in the audio industry. Summit Wireless, formerly known as Summit Semiconductor, Inc. was renamed, is headquartered in San Jose, CA with sales teams in Taiwan, China, Japan and Korea. Summit Wireless Technologies, Inc. For more information about, please visit: www.summitwireless.com.
* WiSA Ready TVs, gaming PCs and console systems are “ready” to transmit audio to WiSA Certified™ speakers when the WiSA USB transmitter is plugged in and a user interface is activated via APP or product design, such as on LG TVs.
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