By enhancing our Bluetooth modules with apt-X audio codec technology, Laird Technologies is able to offer the best possible stereo audio quality for our wireless audio module designs,” said Carl Baker, Laird Technologies Director of Sales, Telematics & Wireless M2M. “There is a marked improvement in the sonic purity of Bluetooth stereo audio with apt-X programmed in.
Designed by APTX, an established and proven provider of industry-leading audio compression solutions to the broadcast, professional audio, and consumer electronics industries, apt-X transparently delivers full “wired” audio quality over Bluetooth links. The non-destructive coding techniques used means that the quality of the original source audio file, be that of a CD or a compressed format (MP3, AAC, FLAC), will be preserved over the Bluetooth A2DP link.
This strategic license agreement with Laird Technologies opens previously untapped Hi-Fi markets to apt-X stereo Bluetooth modules,” said Stephen Wray, APTX Vice President of Licensing. “The availability of Laird Technologies’ best-in-class Bluetooth modules pre-installed with apt-X enables high-end audio designers to deliver wireless, full-frequency bandwidth audio streaming, allowing for the richest possible stereo sound.
Laird Technologies is active in the wireless M2M market, offering the widest range of high-performance wireless modules utilizing Bluetooth technology, as well as integrated antennas and electronic components. The company’s broad selection of M2M products provides solutions for the automotive, telematics, healthcare, EPOS, retail, finance, and security, as well as asset management markets.