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October 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM EDT

DTS Announces DTS:X Ultra Audio Support in ASUS ROG Phone

CALABASAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

First dedicated gaming phone to receive DTS:X Ultra immersive audio technology this fall

DTS, a global leader in high-definition audio solutions and a wholly owned subsidiary of Xperi Corporation (XPER) (“Xperi”), is pleased to announce upcoming support for DTS:X® Ultra audio technology in the new ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) gaming-focused ROG Phone. DTS:X Ultra technology delivers a premium immersive audio experience for gamers through any pair of connected headphones. The feature will be available via an over-the-air (OTA) update later this fall.

DTS:X Ultra technology provides gamers with a competitive edge by delivering console-quality audio on a mobile phone through both headphones and speakers. By accurately representing sound sources in a 3D environment relative to the listener, DTS:X Ultra technology helps consumers to hear and locate their opponents and other key environmental sounds. Additionally, the technology supports all immersive audio formats and has additionally been designed to deliver enhanced bass response, loudness, and pristine audio clarity tuned for ROG headphones and phone speakers.

“The ROG Phone takes mobile gaming to the next level with its advanced design and technology, and we are proud to deliver impactful, immersive sound over headphones through the DTS:X Ultra solution,” said Geir Skaaden, chief products and services officer at Xperi. “We want to help gamers stay one step ahead of their competition from start to finish of every game, and DTS:X Ultra technology achieves that.”

“We designed the ROG Phone specifically to revolutionize the gaming experience for mobile gamers,” said Bryan Chang, general manager of the ASUS Mobile Business Unit. “Now thanks to our collaboration with DTS, the ROG Phone delivers an unprecendented audio experience for all mobile gamers.”

For more information about DTS, please visit www.dts.com or connect with DTS on Facebook, Twitter (@DTS) and Instagram (@DTS).

About DTS, Inc.
Since 1993, DTS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Xperi Corporation, has been dedicated to making the world sound better. Through its pioneering audio solutions for mobile devices, home theater systems, cinema, automotive and beyond, DTS provides incredibly high-quality, immersive and engaging audio experiences to listeners everywhere. DTS technology is integrated in more than two billion devices globally, and the world's leading video and music streaming services are increasingly choosing DTS to deliver premium sound to their listeners’ network-connected devices. For more information, please visit www.dts.com.

About Xperi Corporation
Xperi Corporation (XPER) and its brands, DTS, FotoNation, HD Radio, Invensas and Tessera, are dedicated to creating innovative technology solutions that enable extraordinary experiences for people around the world. Xperi’s solutions are licensed by hundreds of leading global partners and have shipped in billions of products in areas including premium audio, automotive, broadcast, computational imaging, computer vision, mobile computing and communications, memory, data storage, and 3D semiconductor interconnect and packaging. For more information, please call 408-321-6000 or visit www.xperi.com

DTS, Xperi and their respective logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of affiliated companies of Xperi Corporation in the United States and other countries. All other company, brand and product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

About Republic of Gamers
Republic of Gamers (ROG) is an ASUS sub-brand dedicated to creating the world’s best gaming hardware and software. Formed in 2006, ROG offers a complete line of innovative products known for performance and quality, including motherboards, smartphones, graphics cards, laptops, desktops, monitors, audio equipment, routers and peripherals. ROG participates in and sponsors major international gaming events. ROG gear has been used to set hundreds of overclocking records and it continues to be the preferred choice of gamers and enthusiasts around the world. Learn more about the choice of champions at http://rog.asus.com.

SOURCE: XPERI CORPORATION
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