DTS Related Radio provides lyrics from LyricFind to its international hybrid radio system
CALABASAS, California – (BUSINESS WIRE) – DTS®, a global leader in next-generation audio, imaging and sensor technology and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xperi Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: XPER) (“Xperi”), is now offering access through its DTS Connected Radio. to the most complete, multilingual text catalog from LyricFind, the world’s leading provider of licensed texts and data solutions.
Based on the largest database of broadcast metadata, DTS Connected Radio is a global hybrid solution that combines wireless radio with IP content for a robust, more personal in-vehicle entertainment experience. Launch is planned for a range of applications in 2021 vehicles. LyricFind has more than 15 years of licensing history, works directly with music publishers and supports the world’s leading platforms for music content.
“We are excited to be the first and only digital audio solution in our industry to offer this feature worldwide, which has proven to be an important requirement for automakers. Text will not only improve the in-car radio / audio listening experience, it will also significantly increase engagement, “said Bob Dillon, senior vice president of Connected Radio at Xperi.
“The LyricFind catalog is a deep and rich treasure trove for music lovers. It is a significant addition to DTS Connected Radio’s already extensive database with premium add-ons such as events, podcasts and internet radio content, which, combined with its intuitive, personalized metadata functions, offers the best of next-generation infotainment in the vehicle “, Said Dillon.
The new text function of DTS Connected Radio, which is available in 28 languages, is fully integrated and is immediately available to OEMs within the DTS Connected Radio platform. The new functions include the display and search of texts, synchronized texts (for singing along in the booth), the translation of lyrics, lyrics for “Now Playing” music in all sources and much more.
“We’re excited to bring our licensed copy to Xperi’s many services,” said Roy Hennig, LyricFind’s vice president of sales. “Copywriting has the power to drive engagement and enhance entertainment experiences, and we look forward to incorporating copywriting into new innovative spaces and industries.”
Primarily, the potential benefits of text integration for OEMs include the joy of the in-cab experience for their customers, as well as increasing the “stickiness” of OEM HMIs, building deeper relationships with users, and monetization opportunities.
In addition to DTS Connected Radio, Xperi’s automotive technologies include DTS AutoSense and HD Radio, all of which are designed to improve the in-vehicle driving experience and make it safer and more enjoyable. DTS AutoSense includes occupancy and driver monitoring systems that are implemented on the edge. HD radio, which is used in more than 70 million automobiles, is the world’s most successful commercial commercial radio system.
About the Xperi Holding Corporation
Xperi invents, develops and delivers technologies that enable extraordinary experiences. Xperi technologies, provided through our brands: DTS, HD Radio, IMAX Enhanced, Invensas, TiVo and from our startup Perceive, make entertainment more fun and smart devices smarter. Xperi technologies are embedded in billions of consumer devices, media platforms and semiconductors around the world, adding value to partners, customers and consumers around the world.
LyricFind is the world’s leading provider of licensed text solutions and is trusted by top names in the industry like Amazon, Google, YouTube, Deezer, Soundhound, and iHeartRadio. LyricFind offers its partners an extensive catalog of accurate and fully legal texts that have been licensed for performing rights by all major publishers as well as 6,000 other publishers and organizations around the world. LyricFind has also built a premium reporting infrastructure that properly tracks song-by-song and territory-by-territory songwriters and rightsholders and pays royalties.