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Montage LZ’s Wi-Fi Solution Won Spotify Connect Certification and Approval to Use the Spotify Logo

SHANGHAI, China, Sep. 21, 2017 -- Montage LZ Technologies, a leading fabless semiconductor provider focusing on the smart home entertainment market, today announced its M88WI6600-based Wi-Fi speaker platform had won Spotify Connect Certification and “Spotify Connect Distribution of Approved Spotify Solution”. Montage LZ is now officially one of approved Spotify Connect partners.

M88WI6600 is fully compliant with 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n 1x1 specification. It offers a highly integrated and cost effective System-on-Chip (SoC) solution to constitute wireless local area network (WLAN) media processor platforms for various wireless multi-media applications, such as streaming media processing, Wi-Fi smart audio speakers and Wireless Smart Assistance applications, which need small footprint package, multiple interfaces with low power and low BOM cost. The Wi-Fi SoC solution integrates 1Tx1R 11n MAC/BBP, 2 Ethernet ports (with one Ethernet PHY and one supporting RMII interface), and MIPS-based CPU core into one package. A flexible pin-multiplexing mechanism is implemented to provide rich peripheral interfaces including SPI, USB2.0, I2C, UART, I2S, PCM, PWM, monitor ADC, GPIOs, etc. to support different kinds of applications. With the help from Spotify, the world leading streaming music provider, Montage’s M88WI6600-based Wi-Fi speaker platform can now enhance users’ home audio experience, letting users play millions of songs streaming to their Wi-Fi connected speakers by using the Spotify App. installed on their mobile or tablet as a remote controller.

“I’m excited that our team can co-work with Spotify, the world leading streaming music provider, and begin introducing this cutting-edge experience to our products.” said Gene Liu, Senior Corporate VP / General Manager of Montage LZ Technologies. “By integrating Spotify Connect feature into Montage LZ’s Wireless Smart Audio Solution, our customers can enjoy the highest quality streaming music freely!”

Product Availability

Montage LZ’s Wi-Fi SoC solution M88WI6600 has been in mass production and available for shipping. For more information, please contact your local sales representative of Montage LZ.

About Montage LZ Technologies

Montage LZ Technologies is a leading fabless semiconductor provider focusing on the home entertainment market. Montage LZ provides highly integrated and customizable OTT/STB total solutions for home entertainment, and offers feature-rich, cost-effective consumer IoT solutions for wireless connectivity everywhere at home. Montage LZ’s sophisticated technology platform allows it to deliver integrated solutions that meet the expanding needs of customers through continuous innovation, efficient design and rapid product development.

For more information regarding Montage LZ please visit the Company's website at http://www.montage-tech.com.

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