Seoul, Korea/Palo Alto, CA, March 10, 2017 — ANAM Electronics, a division of ANAM Group, specializing in manufacturing premium quality A/V receiver and speaker products, announces a strategic partnership with Linkplay Technology (Linkplay), a leading turnkey WiFi audio solution provider. Linkplay is one of the first audio speaker platforms approved for integration with Amazon Alexa Voice Service (AVS). The partnership enables ANAM to bring these capabilities to its portfolio of A/V receiver, audio speaker, amplifier and smart home electronics customers.
The goal of the agreement is to collaborate, share advanced technologies, software and solutions to expand the market of available artificial intelligent speech recognition audio products and IoT devices. Audio speakers and smart home products Powered by Linkplay include AVS integration, global streaming music content integration, app and cloud development, and multi-room speaker capabilities which complement ANAM’s core competencies.
“We are excited to leverage Linkplay’s platform and capitalize on the explosive growth and demand for voice recognition devices,” said Kim Tae-su, president, ANAM Electronics. “As a professional development and manufacturer of the highest quality audio visual equipment, we have been concentrating all our efforts on creating IoT / ICT fusion technology, which is our future growth engine.”
Linkplay, headquartered in Silicon Valley, CA gained global recognition from speaker manufacturers, OEMS, and the media in January at CES 2017, the world’s largest electronics show in Las Vegas. They showcased Powered by Linkplay speaker products integrated with AVS from five speaker brand customers. They have accelerated the adoption rate of speaker brands entering the category with their turnkey platform due to its ease of integration, convenient user experience, attractive price to performance ratio and hi-resolution, loss audio features.
“We are thrilled to partner with ANAM to address the audio needs of the high end of the audio speaker segment”, said Lifeng Zhao, PhD, CEO and founder, Linkplay “ANAM’s strength and leadership in this space is well known and respected, and alliance provides an ideal opportunity to reach a new caliber of customers.”
In recognition of its achievements in the development of voice recognition speakers, ANAM Electronics signed an agreement with Linkplay to introduce products and services that employ advanced speech recognition technology to major customers such as Harman and Marantz, as well as telecom and IT companies.
About ANAM ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
ANAM ELECTRONICS CO., LTD is a Korea-based company mainly engaged in the manufacture of audio products. ANAM offers turnkey engineering and manufacturing services for products including wireless speaker, Bluetooth speaker. A/V Receivers, Amplifiers, etc.
Moreover, ANAM`s world-class engineering capabilities ensure that customer`s products are first-to-market with the latest features. ANAM delivers products of the highest quality, on time, and at the competitive price points.
The Company mainly supplies audio products to HARMAN KARDON, MARANTZ, DENON, YAMAHA, TEAC, NAD, and others.
Linkplay Technology, headquartered in Silicon Valley, CA, was founded by a global team of hardware and software engineers, business executives, and wireless audio experts. Linkplay’s patent-pending technology is a turn-key WiFi audio platform with global streaming music content integration, app and cloud development for speaker brands and ODMs. Technology partners include original design manufacturers (ODMs), component suppliers and key technology investors. For more information about Linkplay, visit www.linkplay.com or email email@example.com
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