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DTS Expands Play-Fi™ Platform Compatibility to Include iOS Devices
New App for iOS Devices Extends DTS’ Groundbreaking Whole-Home Wireless Audio Solution’s Compatibility to Include Hundreds of Millions of Apple Devices
CALABASAS, Calif.– DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI), a leader in high-definition audio solutions and audio post processing technologies, today announced that its Play-Fi™ wireless audio streaming solution is now compatible with hundreds of millions of iOS devices. With the addition of iOS compatibility, DTS Play-Fi is now the first licensable whole-home audio technology capable of streaming lossless, high-quality audio from both iOS and Android devices, as well as Windows PCs, to multiple rooms, from multiple users, simultaneously using standard Wi-Fi.
“With the resurgence of home audio happening today, we are seeing growing demand for a wireless audio solution that works across all platforms, ” said Brian Towne, executive vice president and chief operating officer, DTS. “Expanding Play-Fi’s compatibility to now include the two leading mobile platforms provides DTS a much stronger platform to reach more consumers.”
“Households are increasingly using multiple devices, enjoying a broad range of music services, and demanding higher quality whole-home listening experiences. Bluetooth can’t deliver that, single platform solutions can’t deliver that, and closed architectures from single brands can’t deliver that. DTS’ Play-Fi technology can,” added Dannie Lau, lead architect for Play-Fi platform, DTS.
Unlike single speaker wireless solutions, which only allow users to stream directly to one speaker from their mobile devices, DTS’ Play-Fi gives users full control of an entire network of speakers in the home. Users can set-up, link, and stream audio to one Play-Fi enabled speaker or multiple speakers throughout the home at once, perfectly synchronized and with no lag. Via the free DTS Play-Fi app for iOS, users can stream music from iTunes, access all of their existing playlists, and even stream popular music services such as Pandora.
Since Play-Fi is a true cross-platform solution, all Play-Fi enabled speakers, as well as future products from prospective Play-Fi partners, will be immediately compatible with the free iOS app, with no physical changes needed to the hardware.
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About DTS, Inc.
DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq:DTSI) is a premier audio solutions provider for high-definition entertainment experiences—anytime, anywhere, on any device. DTS’ audio solutions enable delivery and playback of clear, compelling high-definition audio, which is incorporated by hundreds of licensee customers around the world, into an array of consumer electronic devices. From a renowned legacy as a pioneer in high definition multi-channel audio, DTS became a mandatory audio format in the Blu-ray Disc™ standard and is now increasingly deployed in enabling digital delivery of compelling movies, music, games and other forms of digital entertainment to a growing array of network-connected consumer devices. DTS technology is in car audio systems, digital media players, DVD players, game consoles, home theaters, PCs, set-top boxes, smart phones, surround music content and every device capable of playing Blu-ray™ discs. Founded in 1993, DTS’ corporate headquarters are located in Calabasas, California with its licensing operations headquartered in Limerick, Ireland. DTS also has offices in Encino, Los Gatos and Santa Ana, California, Washington, China, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.