SOURCE: Focus Enhancements

Focus Enhancements

December 28, 2009 08:00 ET

Hansong Introduces Family of New Home Theater Wireless Audio Hubs for Audio Video Equipment Powered by Summit Wireless Technology

The New Wireless Home Theater Standard for High Fidelity and Easy Installation

CAMPBELL, CA--(Marketwire - December 28, 2009) - Focus Enhancements, Inc., a leading supplier of wireless audio technologies, partners with Hansong, a leading Chinese original equipment and design manufacturer for audio platforms and technologies, to bring products to market using Summit Wireless™ technology. Summit Wireless is an integrated circuit that allows home audio systems to deliver high-resolution, distortion-free audio with ease, using the recently opened 5GHz UNII band spectrum. The technology can be integrated into a variety of audio platforms, including speakers, audio video receivers, DVD players, digital televisions, game platforms (PS3, Xbox 360, Wii), MP3 players, docking stations, sound bars, set top boxes and wireless audio hubs.

Hansong will deliver an analog and HDMI version of Summit enabled advanced wireless audio hubs for connectivity to legacy analog and HDMI based A/V equipment. Both products will be available for sampling in the first quarter of 2010, allowing speaker brands to sell their speakers as a complete bundled Summit audio solution. Key features include support for Dolby and DTS digital decoding up to 7.1 channels, on screen display for easy navigation and connectivity to popular DVD, game platforms and MP3 players. The wireless hub will support SpeakerFinder™ and a remote control for MyZone™ which features automatic discovery of speakers, channel assignment, 3D Audio Speaker Mapping™ to within one inch, sweet spot configuration, instant volume and time alignment and scalability from 2.0 to 7.1 making it the technology of choice for high-end home theater audio.

"Hansong is a well respected electronic equipment manufacturer to speaker brands and we are pleased that they are offering Summit Wireless enabled audio hubs," said Tony Parker, vice president of marketing for Focus Enhancements. "Consumers will now be able to purchase Summit enabled speakers and easily connect to existing A/V equipment. This award-winning solution gives Hansong the advantage with their customers who desire a home theater surround sound system that is, easy to use and offers the highest wireless fidelity possible."

Focus will be showcasing Summit Wireless technologies integrated with Hansong's advanced wireless audio hubs, a leading DTV brand, AVR, Blu-ray player and loud speakers at CES International, Venetian Towers, suite 30-316 and 30-318, in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 6 - 10, 2009. If you are with the media and would like to receive a product demonstration, please contact Linda Ferguson, If you have technology or sales questions, please contact Mark Zadeh at

About Focus Enhancements, Inc.:

Focus Enhancements, Inc. headquartered in Campbell, CA, is a leading designer of world-class solutions in advanced video and audio technologies. The company's Semiconductor Division develops application specific standard products (ASSPs), which address the audio distribution and the TV-out video encoder markets. The Summit IC specifically addresses the digital wireless audio (DWA) segment which includes home theater, AVR, DTV, DVD, IPOD, set-top box, PC, and PC gaming systems for surround sound. In addition, Focus Enhancements designs and markets ICs to the portable media, navigation systems and smartphone markets for TV-out functionality. The company's System Group develops video products for the digital media markets, with customers in the broadcast, video production, digital signage and digital asset management segments. For more information on Focus Enhancements visit

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