Play-Fi Home Theater for Speakers, brings flexible wireless immersive surround sound to the latest generation of Play-Fi soundbars, speakers and subwoofers. Based on the award-winning technology introduced in TVs, consumers can create their own home theater using any number of Play-Fi products as building blocks. Up to two subwoofers can be added to Play-Fi Home Theater compatible soundbars or stereo speaker configurations for extra bass, and optional satellites or amplifiers can be added for supporting surround sound configurations up to 7.2.4. All wireless connections are made over industry-standard Wi-Fi, a market first for a 7.2.4 surround sound system. Play-Fi Home Theater works with the latest immersive audio formats including Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and IMAX Enhanced. All compatible products feature Hi-Res 24-bit/192kHz playback, multi-room music and TV audio, and private listening through the Play-Fi Headphones App for iOS and Android. Wired and wireless sources like HDMI, eARC, AirPlay2, and the Play-Fi App are supported.
The new Philips Fidelio FB1 Soundbar, B8907 Soundbar, B8507 Soundbar, Fidelio FW1 Subwoofer, and Fidelio FS1 Speaker and will be among the first products supporting this new family of features.
The CES Innovation Awards program is an annual competition produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), which honors outstanding design and engineering in consumer technology products across multiple product categories. Designers, engineers, members of the media, and other influencers reviewed submissions and bestowed awards based on innovation, engineering and functionality, and aesthetic and design.
“DTS Play-Fi is transforming home entertainment by delivering Hi-Fi over Wi-Fi. Our Play-Fi Home Theater technology is the first to bring wireless immersive surround sound to Wi-Fi enabled sound bars, speakers, and subwoofers, making it easier than ever for anyone to enjoy the thrills of the cinema at home,” said Dannie Lau, General Manager, DTS Play-Fi. “We are honored to be recognized by CTA and its panel of experts and we look forward to working with the industry to incorporate Play-Fi into more and more products.”
You can read the official posting on this award by visiting the CES website here.