Harman’s HK Surround 5.1 Speaker System joins the WiSA party
Details are bit light on pricing and actual availability, but it is welcome news that another WiSA compatible 5.1 speaker system will be in market soon.
WiSA Announces Certification of Harman’s
HK Surround 5.1 Speaker System
Follows Growing Roster of WiSA Certified Products from Harman’s Lifestyle Audio
SAN JOSE, CA (November 6, 2019) – WiSA® LLC, the Wireless Speaker and Audio Association, comprised of over 60 leading consumer electronics brands, and founded by Summit
Wireless Technologies (NASDAQ: WISA), today announced that the Harman Kardon “HK Surround” wireless audio speaker system is now WiSA Certified™. The speaker system features four satellites, a center channel and a subwoofer that are all pre-configured as a 5.1 audio solution, eliminating complicated setup and ready to deliver amazing theater-quality surround sound.
The Harman Kardon HK Surround speaker system immerses users in their favorite music, movies, video, TV shows, games/esports, and more when connected to any WiSA Ready™* source or WiSA Certified transmitter.
“Harman is a name that is synonomous with high quality sound solutions,” stated Tony Ostrom, president of WiSA. “We are excited to add the HK Surround speaker system to our growing roster of WiSA Certified products around the globe that help deliver wireless, multi-channel, high-resolution audio to a range of intelligent devices and displays.”
All WiSA Certified and WiSA Ready components work together seamlessly to deliver wireless, multi-channel audio and authentic movie theater sound that immerses 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 unlike traditional audio systems, setup is simple and takes just minutes, even for larger 5.1 and 7.1 systems.
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 from any member brand 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 CE 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 Wireless is a founding member of WiSA, the Wireless Speaker and Audio Association and works in joint partnership to champion the most reliable interoperability standards across the audio industry. 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.
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* WiSA Ready TVs, gaming PCs and console systems are “ready” to transmit audio to WiSA Certified speakers when a 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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