DTS Play-Fi Now Supports AirPlay 2 and “Works with HomePod”

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    AirPlay 2 works in conjunction with Amazon Alexa and DTS Play-Fi for
    an integrated multi-assistant control experience

    CALABASAS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DTS,
    a global leader in high-definition audio solutions and a wholly owned
    subsidiary of Xperi
    Corporation
    (Nasdaq: XPER) (“Xperi”), is pleased to announce the
    availability of AirPlay 2 in select DTS
    Play-Fi
    products. AirPlay 2 support is now available on the McIntosh
    RS200 and Arcam rPlay, with additional products to be announced this
    year.

    AirPlay 2 opens a world of multi-room streaming possibilities. Music
    playback on AirPlay 2 products can be started via spoken commands to
    Siri or to a HomePod. Alternatively, users can use spoken commands to
    add AirPlay 2 speakers into a group with a HomePod or even transfer
    music playback from the HomePod to other AirPlay 2 products in the home.
    Apple users have a variety of other ways to access their AirPlay 2
    products, including direct streaming from iTunes, iOS, MacOS and
    AppleTV. The additional network buffering in AirPlay 2 provides greater
    transmission reliability in cases where Wi-Fi connections are
    temporarily unavailable or unstable.

    “We are thrilled to bring AirPlay 2 into the DTS Play-Fi experience,”
    said Dannie Lau, general manager, DTS Play-Fi. “With this new ability,
    our partners can better service Apple users with a feature set that
    meets their expectations for interoperability with the products they
    love.”

    DTS Play-Fi products supporting AirPlay 2 are also Works with Alexa
    compatible, allowing household users to choose between Siri or Alexa
    voice assistants to control the same product. All these features work in
    conjunction with DTS Play-Fi’s broad array of capabilities, including
    on-product music presets, wireless surround sound, whole-home TV audio
    streaming to any DTS Play-Fi product and/or the DTS Play-Fi Headphones
    app, and 24/192 Hi-Res Audio streaming.

    “AirPlay 2 brings multi-room music playback to the Apple ecosystem,”
    said Nicholas Clarke, senior director, global engineering, luxury audio
    at Harman. “Combining AirPlay 2 with DTS Play-Fi gives Arcam rPlay
    customers even more ways to access their product while providing the
    hi-res streaming audio support they demand.”

    Charlie Randall, chief executive officer (CEO) at McIntosh, commented,
    “Supporting AirPlay 2 and Works with Alexa in the RS200 offers choice to
    our customers with music assistant control. Integrating these protocols
    with DTS Play-Fi gives the RS200 a sophisticated set of streaming
    capabilities unmatched by our competitors.”

    DTS Play-Fi technology enables lossless multi-room wireless audio
    streaming on any supported product from the world’s most popular music
    services including Amazon Music, Deezer, iHeartRadio, Juke, KKBox,
    Napster, Pandora, Qobuz, QQ Music, SiriusXM, Sound Machine, Spotify and
    TIDAL, thousands of Internet radio stations, as well as personal music
    libraries. 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, Audiolab,
    Definitive Technology, DISH TV, Elite, Integra, Fusion Research,
    Klipsch, MartinLogan, McIntosh, Mission, Onkyo, Paradigm, Phorus,
    Pioneer, Polk Audio, Quad, Rotel, Sonus Faber, Soundcast, SVS Sound,
    Wharfedale, and Wren Sound.

    For more information about DTS Play-Fi, please visit www.play-fi.com.

    For more information about DTS, please visit www.dts.com
    or connect with DTS on Facebook,
    Twitter (@DTS)
    and Instagram (@DTS).

    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
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    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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