WiSA Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: WISA) has announced the commencement of pre-orders for its innovative WiSA E multichannel audio development kits. These kits utilize the 5GHz Wi-Fi band to provide exceptional wireless audio transmission and reception at an affordable price.
“We have received strong market demand for our WiSA E technology,” said Tony Parker, vice president of business development and strategy at WiSA Technologies. “Anticipating this demand, and based on current assembly and manufacturing lead times, we are encouraging customers to pre-order WiSA E development kits to ensure ample inventory and prompt delivery.”
The market has responded with great enthusiasm to this announcement. This is evidenced by the staggering 40% surge in WISA shares during pre-market trading on Wednesday, reaching $1.81.
WiSA E is an innovative software-based solution that supports immersive audio with eight channels, all operating within the 5GHz band. Its design focuses on low latency and tight speaker synchronization. These aspects are essential for delivering wireless audio experiences compatible with industry-leading technologies like Dolby Atmos and DTS-X. With WiSA E, audio manufacturers can now create products that replicate the captivating audio quality found in cinemas. Customers have the flexibility to implement WiSA E in various ways. They can use it as a plug-and-play module or integrate the IP license, allowing for the direct embedding of the WiSA E software into a compatible SoC TV platform.
WiSA Technologies plans to commence shipping WiSA-E Development kits in early Q3 of 2023.