Legend 40 Silverback speaker wins “Best of HiFi Award” at HIGH END
2019 in Munich
SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WiSA®
LLC, the Wireless Speaker and Audio Association founded by
Summit Wireless Technologies (NASDAQ: WISA) and comprised of leading
consumer electronics brands, today announces the certification of System
Audio’s Legend Silverback speakers.
Available now through System Audio’s dealer network, this exciting new
line of digital speakers includes the SA Legend 60 Silverback floor
standing speaker (€8,199/pair), SA Legend 40 Silverback floor standing
speaker (€5,399/pair) and SA Legend 5 Silverback bookshelf speaker
The SA Legend Silverback present a unique family of active speakers that
can be used wirelessly with a WiSA hub or WiSA USB Transmitter or
connected to a preamplifier. Each speaker has 2-4 built-in digital
amplifiers of up to 560 watts, lossless digital active crossovers and a
digital signal processor (DSP). The speakers can be combined to create a
wireless 7.1 home theater system offering uncompressed audio in 24/96
Recently showcased at the HIGH END 2019 trade show in Munich, the SA
Legend 40 Silverback floor standing speaker earned the “Best of Hifi
Award” from Germany’s HiFi Eins Null Magazine.
“WiSA’s technology is the most important innovation for high-end audio
in decades,” said Ole Witthoft, founder of System Audio. “It can be
difficult for listeners to integrate premium sound experiences into
their modern lifestyle and home decor, but WiSA and its interoperability
standard present the necessary solution. We are proud of our new WiSA
Certified™ Legend Silverback speakers and for playing a role in the
evolution and simplification of high-performance multichannel audio.”
All WiSA Certified and WiSA Ready™* components work together seamlessly
to deliver wireless, multi-channel audio and authentic movie theater
sound that immerses the listener into the middle of movies and video,
music, sports, gaming/esports and more. As a result, consumers can
expect an audiophile experience, but unlike traditional audio systems,
set up is simple and takes just minutes even for larger 5.1 and 7.1
“It’s exciting to be adding new members and certifying audio systems at
such a great pace in 2019,” said Tony Ostrom, president of WiSA. “System
Audio is a staple in the industry, and the Legend Silverback speakers
are stunning examples of what is possible when great brands implement
The WiSA Association and its members are committed to revolutionizing
the home entertainment experience by delivering immersive, uncompressed,
high-definition, multichannel sound through the universal standards
established and certified by the WiSA Association.
For more information about the WiSA Association, its technology and
products, please visit www.wisaassociation.org.
About System Audio
Established in Denmark in 1984, System Audio is an award-winning
loudspeaker manufacturer whose speakers are known for their simple
Scandinavian design, superb build quality and extraordinary sound.
System Audio values tradition, craftsmanship and modern innovative
technologies and is committed to bringing music and movie lovers closer
to the artists and away from technological complexity. For more
information about System Audio, please visit: www.system-audio.com.
About WiSA, LLC
WiSA, the (Wireless Speaker and Audio) Association is a consumer
electronics consortium dedicated to creating interoperability standards
utilized by leading brands and manufacturers to deliver immersive sound
via intelligent devices. WiSA Certified components from any member brand
can be combined to dramatically increase the enjoyment of movies and
video, music, sports, gaming/esports, and more. WiSA also ensures
robust, high definition, multi-channel, low latency audio while
eliminating the complicated set-up of traditional audio systems. For
more information about WiSA, please visit: www.wisaassociation.org.
About Summit Wireless Technologies, Inc.
Summit Wireless Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: WISA) is a leading provider
of immersive, wireless sound technology for intelligent devices and next
generation home entertainment systems. Working with leading CE brands
and manufacturers such as Harman International, a division of Samsung,
LG Electronics, Klipsch, Bang & Olufsen, Xbox, a subsidiary of
Microsoft, and others, Summit Wireless delivers seamless, dynamic audio
experiences for high-definition content, including movies and video,
music, sports, gaming/esports, and more. Summit Wireless is a founding
member of WiSA, the Wireless Speaker and Audio Association and works in
joint partnership to champion the most reliable interoperability
standards across the audio industry. Summit Wireless, formerly named
Summit Semiconductor, Inc., is headquartered in San Jose, CA with sales
teams in Taiwan, China, Japan, and Korea. For more information, please
* WiSA Ready TVs, gaming PCs and console systems are “ready” to transmit
audio to WiSA Certified speakers when a WiSA USB Transmitter is plugged
in and a user interface is activated through an APP or product design
like LG TVs.
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Wireless Technologies and the Summit Wireless logo are trademarks of
Summit Wireless Technologies, Inc. The WiSA logo, WiSA, WiSA Ready, and
WiSA Certified are trademarks, or certification marks of WiSA LLC.
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