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August 29, 2018 at 9:00 AM EDT

DTS Play-Fi Products to Integrate Alexa Cast

Users can send and control music directly from Amazon Music app to DTS Play-Fi speakers

CALABASAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 29, 2018-- DTS, a global leader in high-definition audio solutions and a wholly owned subsidiary of Xperi Corporation (Nasdaq: XPER) (“Xperi”), is pleased to announce Alexa Cast support on its DTS Play-Fi®-enabled Works with Alexa certified products. With this support, users can send and control music directly from the native Amazon Music app to individual DTS Play-Fi speakers or groups of speakers in their home. DTS Play-Fi products with this functionality include models from Aerix, Definitive Technology, Klipsch, McIntosh, Onkyo, Phorus, Pioneer, Polk and Soundcast, as well as upcoming products from SVS Sound.

With Alexa Cast, users can now directly play music on Works with Alexa-enabled DTS Play-Fi products from the Amazon Music App. Alexa Cast also enables a direct cloud connection for music streaming services through the DTS Play-Fi product, allowing the user to leave their home network.

“DTS is excited to add support for the latest feature from Amazon Alexa, which enables us to offer consumers the most flexibility in an open wireless multi-room audio platform,” said Dannie Lau, general manager, DTS Play-Fi. “Now with integrated Alexa Voice Services, Works with Alexa certification, and Alexa Cast support, DTS Play-Fi users have a seamless entertainment experience with the choice to control Amazon Music through voice commands or through their mobile device.”

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

  • Aerix Duet music system
  • ARCAM rPlay music streamer
  • Definitive Technology W Studio Micro sound bar
  • Klipsch Gate music streamer, PowerGate amplifier, RW-1 speaker, "The Capital Three" speaker, "The Three" speaker, and RSB-8 and RSB-14 sound bars
  • McIntosh MB50 streaming audio player and RS100 speaker
  • Onkyo P3 Smart Speaker
  • Phorus PS10 Smart Speaker
  • Pioneer F4 Smart Speaker
  • Polk Omni SB1+ sound bar
  • Soundcast VG10 outdoor portable speaker

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, SoundMachine, 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, Audiolab, Definitive Technology, DISH TV, Elite, Integra, Fusion Research, Klipsch, MartinLogan, McIntosh, Mission, Onkyo, Paradigm, Phorus, Pioneer, Polk Audio, QUAD, Rotel, Sonus faber, Soundcast, SVS Sound, THIEL Audio, Wharfedale, 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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