A global leader in next-generation audio, imaging, and sensing technology and a subsidiary of Xperi Holding Corporation has announced that Novatek Microelectronics Corp., will support the DTS Play-Fi® on its product line of SoCs.Novatek is a major chip supplier in the TVs market.
“With the rise of multi-channel streaming content from major services, more people than ever can create a theatre-like experience in the comfort of their living room”
DTS Play-Fi includes the category-leading wireless audio features to TVs which consists of full home audio streaming, multi-room music playback (from music services), app-based headphone streaming with Wi-Fi range, as well as immersive surround sound. The Play-Fi works over standard Wi-Fi and does not require any additional hardware. This allows manufacturers to add advanced wireless capabilities across a range of price points within their portfolios.
Novatek’s latest Smart TV SoC solutions will support DTS Play-Fi.Licensees will allow further leverage of Novatek’s turnkey solutions to build TVs that connect with Play-Fi compatible amplifiers, soundbars, speakers, and subwoofers. Today, Play-Fi is used by over 30 brands and products. The products can be used in conjunction with Play-Fi-enabled TVs to create surround sound in home audio solutions.
“With the rise of multi-channel streaming content from major services, more people than ever can create a theater-like experience in the comfort of their living room,” said Jimmy Su, VISG GM, Novatek. “Play-Fi lets consumers do it without the impediment of unsightly wires, cables or adapter boxes, while Play-Fi’s innovative use of Wi-Fi lets TV manufacturers avoid adding additional hardware costs to their design.”
“Novatek’s SoC solutions power many of the best brands and TVs in the market today,” said Dannie Lau, general manager, DTS Play-Fi. “Through Novatek’s support of DTS Play-Fi, manufacturers can now leverage these solutions to quickly bring TVs with powerful wireless audio capabilities to market.”
For more information about Play-Fi, please visit www.play-fi.com
About DTS, Inc.
Since 1993, DTS has been dedicated to making the world sound better. Through its pioneering audio solutions for mobile devices, home theatre systems, cinema, and more. DTS provides incredibly high-quality, immersive, and engaging audio experiences to listeners everywhere. Now, DTS also powers imaging and sensing technologies. For more information, please visit www.dts.com
About Xperi Holding Corporation
Xperi® invents, develops, and delivers technologies that enable extraordinary experiences. Xperi technologies, delivered via its brands (DTS, HD Radio, IMAX Enhanced, Invensas, TiVo), and by its start-up, Perceive, make entertainment more entertaining, and smart devices smarter. Xperi technologies are integrated into billions of consumer devices, media platforms, and semiconductors worldwide, driving increased value for partners, customers and consumers.
About Novatek Microelectronics Corp
Novatek Microelectronics Corp, established in 1997 with its headquarters located in Hsinchu Science Park-Taiwan, is the world’s primary display driver IC supplier for TFT LCDs. It is ranked as the world’s 8th largest fabless IC design house with total sales of US 15 billion dollars in 2020. To learn more about Novatek, please visit www.novatek.com.tw