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StreamUnlimited enhances user experiences with innovative data-over-sound connectivity

Chirp, an innovator of data-over-sound technologies have announced its support of StreamUnlimited, a business leader in embedded streaming and voice assistant technology.

Chirp's ultrasonic machine-to-machine communications software enables any device having a loudspeaker or microphone to switch data via inaudible soundwaves, enabling the interconnection of millions of devices in a seamless, scalable, and cost-effective method to enhance end-user experience and increase the value of existing hardware.

StreamUnlimited enables its OEM people to connect via a myriad of smart devices and music services, in addition to various smart home protocol stacks. By cooperating, Chirp's ultrasonic data-over-sound technologies have been added to an array of connectivity solutions including Bluetooth, Wi-Fi already based on StreamUnlimited's modules.

For example, StreamUnlimited customers can leverage the capabilities of data-over-sound to facilitate seamless Wi-Fi provisioning and device configuration from smartphones to smart audio devices. Simple, secure data-over-sound broadcasts from smart audio devices to nearby smartphones will also be simple to implement. By adding value towards the existing audio capabilities of consumer devices, Chirp delivers a frictionless, scalable, and cost-effective method for StreamUnlimited customers to do more with their existing list of materials.

“With Chirp and StreamUnlimited's technology combined, third party OEMs can harness new capabilities for device connectivity, unlocking the chance for faster, more enjoyable end-user experiences,” said James Nesfield, CEO of Chirp. “We will continue to partner using the best audio and DSP technology providers in the world to ensure data-over-sound is easily open to manufacturers on a wide range of CE devices. We are thrilled to create these capabilities to StreamUnlimited customers,” said Nesfield.

“The chance of audio brands to incorporate Chirp's proven data-over-sound technology offers an exciting new dimension to enhancement of device setup and configuration,” said Markus Rutz, CTO, StreamUnlimited. “We are delighted to use this integration being an extension in our feature portfolio and appear forward to assisting within the growing number of use cases for this within the audio streaming and smart home segments,” said Rutz.