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July 26, 2018 at 9:00 AM EDT

DTS Play-Fi Expands Works With Alexa Certified Lineup

Additional DTS Play-Fi products now support functionality for voice commands through Alexa

CALABASAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DTS, a global leader in high-definition audio solutions and a wholly owned subsidiary of Xperi Corporation (Nasdaq: XPER) ("Xperi"), is pleased to announce additional DTS Play-Fi®-enabled products are now Works with Alexa certified. Speakers that now meet Amazon's high bar for a quality customer experience include models from Aerix, Klipsch, McIntosh, Onkyo, Pioneer, Phorus, and Soundcast. Additional DTS Play-Fi products, including select sound bars and AVRs, will be upgraded with the functionality throughout the year.

Customers can easily control audio playback on an Alexa compatible DTS Play-Fi product from another room using an Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Show or other Alexa-enabled device. Simply link an Amazon account to a compatible DTS Play-Fi product and Alexa will know the speaker by name. Customers can use their voice to ask Alexa to play a song in a specific room or a group of rooms that have been linked to adjust volume, skip the track forward, mute, pause, stop the music and more.

"DTS Play-Fi is excited to have built an open wireless multi-room audio platform that offers both integrated Alexa Voice Services (AVS) and Works with Alexa certification, giving consumers the most flexibility when it comes to voice control," said Dannie Lau, general manager, DTS Play-Fi, at Xperi. "As more customers request and use voice control with Alexa, we will continue to expand support for Alexa in the DTS Play-Fi family of products to create a seamless experience for users."

Once audio has started playing from an Alexa command, the DTS Play-Fi app can be used to dynamically add more products into the streaming session. Customers can link other DTS Play-Fi compatible speakers to their Works with Alexa certified DTS Play-Fi device, and use Alexa commands to the primary device to control playback across all connected devices.

DTS Play-Fi products that have received Works with Alexa certification include:

  • Aerix Duet
  • Klipsch Gate
  • Klipsch PowerGate
  • Klipsch RW-1
  • Klipsch "The Capital Three"
  • Klipsch "The Three"
  • McIntosh MB50 streaming audio player
  • McIntosh RS100
  • Onkyo P3 Smart Speaker
  • Phorus PS10 Smart Speaker
  • Pioneer F4 Smart Speaker
  • Soundcast VG10

DTS Play-Fi technology enables lossless multi-room wireless audio streaming from the world's most popular music services including Amazon Music, Deezer, iHeartRadio, Juke, KKBox, Napster, Pandora, Qobuz, QQ Music, SiriusXM, Spotify, and TIDAL, thousands of Internet radio stations, as well as personal music libraries, on any supported product. In addition, DTS Play-Fi features advance streaming functionality like wireless surround sound, stereo pairing, music station presets, and audio/video synchronization.

The DTS Play-Fi ecosystem features the largest collection of products in the whole-home wireless audio space, with more than 200 interoperable speakers, sound bars, set-top boxes, and A/V receivers from the top names in premium audio including Aerix, Anthem, Arcam, Definitive Technology, DISH TV, Elite, Integra, Fusion Research, Klipsch, MartinLogan, McIntosh, Onkyo, Paradigm, Phorus, Pioneer, Polk Audio, Rotel, Sonus faber, Soundcast, SVS Sound, THIEL Audio, and Wren Sound.

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 (Nasdaq: 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.

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