PARIS and HONG KONG, Jul 20, 2016, 09:00 ET
Better Immersion and Realism Over Headphones for Cinema, Gaming and Virtual Reality
Innovation Technology, a Hong-Kong-based headphones Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), and 3D Sound Labs, the 3D/VR Audio specialist, today announced their collaboration to bring 3D Audio headphones to Innovation’s customers. Through this collaboration, Innovation Technology will become a licensee for the “powered by 3D Sound Labs” hardware and software technologies, and will provide its customers with reference designs for gaming as well as virtual reality.
“Extending our leadership in 3D/VR Audio, we are thrilled to work with Innovation Technology, who has outstanding experience in headphones development and manufacturing,” said Dimitri Singer, CEO at 3D Sound Labs. “These new reference designs integrating our high performance 3D audio engine with low latency head tracking will allow major brands to bring an immersive and realistic 3D audio experience to their customers.”
“The way consumers watch movies or play games has changed drastically in the past years. Consumers now want affordable yet immersive headphones they can use with their favorite media, as well as VR ready products. Thanks to 3D Sound Labs technology, we can propose a new generation of headphones to our customers, with best-in-class 3D Audio at a reasonable BoM cost.” said Nicolas Declunder, Director of Business Development at Innovation Technology.
Innovation Technology reference designs for gaming and virtual reality headphones are expected to launch in September 2016.
About Innovation Technology
Established in Hong Kong in the late 90’s and with unique expertise of audio components, Innovation Technology has started audio headphones, telecom headsets and other audio products manufacturing in 2002.
With 3 factories now established in PRC and close to 8000 peoples across its HK headquarters, Shenzhen R&D center and factories, it has became a leader in audio innovations and related product development & manufacturing.
3D audio as well as new virtual reality technologies became one of its focuses in late 2015 together with wireless and higher-end audio interfaces.
About 3D Sound Labs
Founded in January 2014 by entrepreneur Dimitri Singer, consumer electronics specialist Xavier Bonjour and Centrale-Supelec research engineer Renaud Séguier, 3D Sound Labs develops 3D Audio software technologies as well as hardware (headphones and motion tracking modules) to enable immersive and realistic audio experiences for movies, video games and virtual reality.
They created the world’s first Smart 3D Audio Headphones and also provide a SDK and a freemium technology licensing program for third parties.