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DTS Play-Fi Expands Works With Alexa Certified Lineup


Additional DTS Play-Fi products now support functionality for voice
commands through Alexa

a global leader in high-definition audio solutions and a wholly owned
subsidiary of Xperi
(NASDAQ:XPER) ("Xperi"), is pleased to announce
additional DTS
-enabled products are now Works with Alexa certified.
Speakers that now meet Amazon's high bar for a quality customer
experience include models from Aerix, Klipsch, McIntosh, Onkyo, Pioneer,
Phorus, and Soundcast. Additional DTS Play-Fi products, including select
sound bars and AVRs, will be upgraded with the functionality throughout
the year.

Customers can easily control audio playback on an Alexa compatible DTS
Play-Fi product from another room using an Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Echo
Show or other Alexa-enabled device. Simply link an Amazon account to a
compatible DTS Play-Fi product and Alexa will know the speaker by name.
Customers can use their voice to ask Alexa to play a song in a specific
room or a group of rooms that have been linked to adjust volume, skip
the track forward, mute, pause, stop the music and more.

"DTS Play-Fi is excited to have built an open wireless multi-room audio
platform that offers both integrated Alexa Voice Services (AVS) and
Works with Alexa certification, giving consumers the most
flexibility when it comes to voice control," said Dannie Lau, general
manager, DTS Play-Fi, at Xperi. "As more customers request and use voice
control with Alexa, we will continue to expand support for Alexa in the
DTS Play-Fi family of products to create a seamless experience for

Once audio has started playing from an Alexa command, the DTS Play-Fi
app can be used to dynamically add more products into the streaming
session. Customers can link other DTS Play-Fi compatible speakers to
their Works with Alexa certified DTS Play-Fi device, and use Alexa
commands to the primary device to control playback across all connected

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

  • Aerix Duet
  • Klipsch Gate
  • Klipsch PowerGate
  • Klipsch RW-1
  • Klipsch "The Capital Three"
  • Klipsch "The Three"
  • McIntosh MB50 streaming audio player
  • McIntosh RS100
  • Onkyo P3 Smart Speaker
  • Phorus PS10 Smart Speaker
  • Pioneer F4 Smart Speaker
  • Soundcast VG10

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, 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, Definitive
Technology, DISH TV, Elite, Integra, Fusion Research, Klipsch,
MartinLogan, McIntosh, Onkyo, Paradigm, Phorus, Pioneer, Polk Audio,
Rotel, Sonus faber, Soundcast, SVS Sound, THIEL Audio, and Wren Sound.

For more information about DTS, please visit
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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

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

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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