SOURCE: Summit Semiconductor, LLC

Summit Semiconductor, LLC

September 15, 2010 08:00 ET

Hansong Technologies First to Offer Speaker Brands Full 7.1 HDMI Wireless Audio Hub for Home Theater

The Breakthrough Hub, Based on Summit Wireless Technology, Enables High Definition Surround With Setup and Optimization in Less Than 30 Minutes -- Customers Showcasing Product at CEDIA Expo 2010

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwire - September 15, 2010) - Hansong Technologies, an electronic design and manufacturer to global consumer brands, unveils the industry's first wireless audio hub supporting up to 7.1 Home Theater speaker systems, powered by Summit Wireless™ technology from Summit Semiconductor. The small form factor HDMI audio hub provides audio video receiver connectivity and advanced high definition audio decode for digital televisions, Blu-ray players, game machines, digital music players (iPods, etc.) and set top boxes. In addition to the high definition wireless audio link to the speakers, the audio hub uses Summit Wireless automatic optimization capability that includes SpeakerFinder™ instant setup and MyZone™ audio sweet spot calibration which in seconds assigns the correct audio channel to each speaker and produces a time aligned sound field for the listener by instantly adjusting delay and volume to their listening position in the room.

"Speaker brands have been asking us for a digital wireless audio hub based on Summit Wireless technology that can be easily bundled with speakers at a price point that is accessible to the masses," said General Manager, Hansong Technologies, Helge Kristensen. "Summit Wireless is in a class by itself and gaining market momentum because it's the only wireless solution that can deliver reliable audiophile quality sound from 2.0 to 7.1, provides built-in digital signal processing for speaker tuning and can be easily set-up in minutes via SpeakerFinder and MyZone technologies."

Advanced HDMI Digital Wireless Audio Hub Replaces Current AVR:

  • Built in HD audio decoder
    • Including support for DTS-HD® Master Audio, and Dolby® TrueHD formats
  • Digital audio inputs:
    • 5.1 Optical and coax
  • (3) HDMI inputs and (1) output
  • (2) Stereo analog inputs for iPod™, iPhone™, MP3 players, Nintendo Wii™, and other legacy audio devices
  • On Screen Display and LED status indicate input selection and surround mode
  • Support speaker configurations from stereo to 7.1
  • Compatible with all Summit Wireless enabled speakers
  • Including support for DTS-HD® Master Audio, and Dolby® TrueHD formats
  • 5.1 Optical and coax

"Hansong is regarded by the consumer electronics industry as a premier designer and manufacturer of high quality audio products," said Tony Parker, vice president of marketing, Summit Semiconductor. "We are delighted that Hansong will be showcasing their new system in our sound room at CEDIA Expo and that speaker brands will have a turnkey solution for bundling their Summit Wireless speaker solutions to consumers."

Speaker brands or other consumer product manufacturers interested in building a bundled wireless speaker system can contact Joan Wang, Media who are interested in receiving an in-person demonstration of Aperion's Summit enabled speakers at CEDIA Expo, September 23-25, 2010, may contact Linda Ferguson, to schedule a briefing meeting at sound room 10, Atlanta, GA.

About Hansong Technologies:
Hansong Technologies is a leading OEM/ODM manufacturer of high quality audio and video products. Hansong Technologies focuses its resources on: Hi-Fi products, Pro Audio products, Architectural Audio and Video and Commercial audio. Product categories include amplification, DVD players, tuners, internet radios, wireless and AVR/processors.

Through the last 12 Years Hansong Technologies has established itself as a quality manufacturer with a strong commitment to its partners. Headquartered in Nanjing, Jiangsu province China, Hansong Technologies has over 60 research and development engineers on staff. For more information please visit

About Summit Semiconductor, LLC:
Summit Semiconductor, LLC, is a successful spin-off of Focus Enhancements with over a decade of fabless semiconductor chip design and wireless system integration experience targeting the home entertainment markets. Its award-winning Summit Wireless™ technology is the leading integrated circuit solution enabling home audio systems to distribute high-definition, distortion-free audio with ease. Summit Wireless is designed to be integrated into home theater speakers, sound bars, audio/video recorders, digital television, DVD players, MP3 players, set-top boxes, and gaming systems. Summit Semiconductor is headquartered Hillsboro, OR, USA, with offices in San Jose, CA, Taiwan, Korea and Japan. For more information on Summit Semiconductor, please visit

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