VOXX Expands Membership With WiSA Association
The Wireless Speaker and Audio (WiSA) Association has added more members of the VOXX International Corporation, joining founding member Klipsch. With this expansion, VOXX International is adding its entire portfolio, which includes 808 Audio, Acoustic Research, Jamo, Energy, Magnat, Heco, RCA, and more.
As a WiSA member, VOXX International’s family of brands have access to the WiSA specification, technical support and testing protocols necessary to bring interoperable, wireless home theater products to market. Ultimately, this will allow its brands to take advantage of the growing wireless home theater market on a global basis. VOXX International will also have the opportunity to launch wireless home theater products from a variety of brands with various price points, feature sets, cosmetics, as well as the proper global distribution to accommodate its vast customer bases.
“Our Klipsch brand has experienced significant success through our WiSA alliance and we look forward to leveraging this further with other leading audio products in our portfolio, including 808 Audio, Acoustic Research, RCA, Magnat, Mac Audio, and Heco, as well as other brands which incorporate audio technologies," Pat Lavelle, President and Chief Executive Officer of VOXX stated. "By expanding our partnership with WiSA, we will be in a better position to leverage WiSA’s resources and technological capabilities, while broadening potential distribution channels on a global scale. We look forward to working more closely with the association to enhance our offerings and delivering best-in-class solutions for our customers and retail partners.”
WiSA’s innovative technology improves the home theater experience by standardizing and promoting quality wireless audio while assuring interoperability between wireless speakers and components. It enables wireless and multi-channel transmission of low-latency, high-definition audio, making it ideal for home theater systems.
Additionally, WiSA eliminates the complicated setup and wiring of traditional systems by utilizing cutting-edge wireless technology to create powerful and reliable audio systems that boast uninterrupted listening enjoyment.
“VOXX is such an important component of the consumer electronics and high-end audio marketplaces both nationally and internationally,” said Tony Ostrom, President of WiSA. “The potential for certified product offerings is endless, and we look forward to working with them to make interoperable audio products that span the company’s portfolio. As our member roster grows, so does the potential for consumers to create the perfect home theater experience by selecting the products and brands that are right for them, their goals, and their environment.”
The WiSA Association consists of more than 30 member brands, including the world’s top manufacturers and resellers of audio products, who remain devoted to developing and promoting the adoption of WiSA-certified products worldwide. The Association’s latest members include HARMAN and Xbox. Together, WiSA and its members deliver unmatched performance and ease of use in the home theater industry.