Available Now at Nearly 300 Best Buy Storefronts, LG's WiSA Ready Smart TVs, Klipsch's WiSA Certified Reference Wireless Speakers and Axiim's LINK Wireless Audio Transmitter Deliver Seamless Performance, Easy Setup at Consumer-Friendly Prices
SAN JOSE, Calif .– (BUSINESS WIRE) -$ Wisa #WiSAFor any inquiries, We're here to answer you.SAN JOSE, CA (October 28, 2019) - WiSA® LLC, the Wireless Speaker and Audio Association, founded by 60 leading consumer electronics brands, and founded by Summit Wireless Technologies (NASDAQ: WISA), today announced the nationwide retail launch and in-store demonstration of WiSA Ready ™ * and WiSA Certified ™ solutions from LG Electronics, Klipsch and Axiim via at point-of-sale promotion at nearly 300 Best Buy locations and select Best Buy / Magnolia Home Theater stores across the country. A full list of retail locations where WiSA solutions are available for purchase can be found here.
The promotion includes a hands-on point-of-sale display where first-hand, best-in-class, high-resolution wireless sound featuring WiSA Ready LG OLED and NanoCell 4K and 8K TVs, WiSA Certified ™ Klipsch® Reference Wireless speakers and the Axiim LINK USB Wireless Audio Transmitter—All designed to the WiSA wireless standard audio. These products are fully interoperable and create amazing home entertainment systems for consumers to enjoy immersive music, movies / TV, games / exports, streaming content, and more.
LG's 2019 OLED and NanoCell 4K and 8K TVs lead the WiSA Ready standard and make creating 2.0 and 5.1 audio systems easier than ever before quickly connecting to WiSA Certified wireless USB transmitters and any WiSA Certified speakers. "Best Buyers will now enjoy the tremendous benefits of truly immersive, wireless sound that complements all kinds of big screen home entertainment from movies and video to games, exports, and more," noted Tim Alessi, senior director, product marketing at LG Electronics USA.
The award winning Klipsch Reference Wireless speaker line is included in the RW-34C center channel speaker ($ 574 / each US MSRP), the RW-51M front and rear speakers ($ 799 / pair US MSRP), and the wireless RW-100SW subwoofer ($ 689 / each US MSRP). 2.0 theater experience to completely immerse listeners in powerful, detailed sound requiring no speaker wires and complicated receiver setup. “By combining our WiSA Certified Reference wireless speaker with additional WiSA products, the simplicity of a sound bar and multi-channel high-performance audio capable has become a reality for Best Buy customers and beyond, ”added Rob Standley, vice president of marketing and product development at Klipsch.
Tying these great products together is the Axiim LINK USB Wireless Audio Transmitter ($ 229 US MSRP). LINK works with all WiSA Certified 2019 LG OLED and NanoCell 4K and 8K TVs, and is designed for Xbox One and Windows 10. The LINK mobile application offers advanced control of the system, including bass management, channel audio level control, equalization, and more. "Axiim LINK transmitter allows users to take full advantage of their audio experience," said James Hammer, CEO at Axiim. "This deployment with LG, Klipsch and WiSA is truly enabling the future of immersive wireless sound."
"WiSA and its premium partners are providing the first high resolution, truly wireless solution for mainstream home entertainment, and we're excited to see it across the nation," said Tony Ostrom, president of WiSA. "Best Buy / Magnolia Home Theater customers demand superior performance with consumer-friendly solutions at aggressive price points, and this family of WiSA Ready and WiSA Certified products delivers."
All WiSA Certified and WiSA Ready to work together seamlessly to deliver wireless, multi-channel audio and authentic movie theater sound that immersed the listener into the middle of movies and video, music, sports, gaming / esports and more. As a result, consumers can expect an audiophile experience, but like traditional audio systems, setup is simple and takes just minutes, even for larger 5.1 and 7.1 setups.
About Klipsch Audio
In 1946 Paul W. Klipsch, inventor, acoustics pioneer and maverick, founded Klipsch Audio with the sole purpose of bringing power, detail and emotion of the live music experience into his living room. Handcrafted cabinetry and thirst for real engineering breakthroughs - Klipsch, the great American loudspeaker company, was born in Hope, AR. Today, our diverse range of quality audio products includes speakers and headphones for consumer and professional applications - including cinema, whole-house, wireless, home theater and portable offerings. Honoring our founder's legacy, Klipsch continues to be the legendary high-performance brand of choice for audiophiles and aficionados around the world. We are the Keepers of the Sound®. Klipsch Group, Inc. is a VOXX International Company (NASDAQ: VOXX).
About WiSA, LLC
WiSA, the (Wireless Speaker and Audio) Association is a consumer electronics consortium dedicated to creating interoperability standards utilized by leading brands and manufacturers to deliver immersive sound via intelligent devices. WiSA Certified components can be combined to dramatically increase the enjoyment of movies and video, music, sports, gaming / esports, and more. WiSA also ensures robust, high resolution, multi-channel, low latency audio while eliminating the complicated set-up of traditional audio systems. For more information about WiSA, please visit: www.wisaassociation.org.
About Summit Wireless Technologies, Inc.
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 brands and manufacturers such as Harman International, a division of Samsung, LG Electronics, Klipsch, Bang & Olufsen, Xbox, a subsidiary of Microsoft, and others, Summit Wireless delivers seamless, dynamic audio experiences for high-definition content, including movies and video, music, sports, gaming / esports, and more. Summit of WiSA, the Wireless Speaker and Audio Association Summit and the Wireless Association. Summit Wireless, formerly named Summit Semiconductor, Inc., is headquartered in San Jose, CA with sales teams in Taiwan, China, Japan, and Korea. For more information, please visit: www.summitwireless.com.
* WiSA Ready TVs, gaming PCs and console systems are "ready" to transmit audio to WiSA Certified speakers when to WiSA USB Transmitter is plugged in and a user interface is activated through an APP or product design like LG TVs.
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