Summit Wireless Technologies, Inc (NASDAQ:WISA) Q2 2020 Earnings Conference Call - Final Transcript

Aug 13, 2020 • 04:30 pm ET


Summit Wireless Technologies, Inc (NASDAQ:WISA) Q2 2020 Earnings Conference Call - Final Transcript


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Greetings and welcome to the Summit Wireless Technologies' Second Quarter Business Update. [Operator Instructions] A question-and-answer session will follow the formal presentation. [Operator Instructions]

It is now my pleasure to introduce your host, Kirsten Chapman. Thank you. You may begin.

Kirsten Chapman

Thank you, Maria. Good afternoon and thank you everyone for joining us today. I'd like to welcome you to the Summit Wireless Technologies second quarter 2020 business update. With us today from management are CEO and President, Brett Moyer and CFO, George Oliva.

Before I turn the call to Brett, I'd like to remind everyone of the Safe Harbor statement referenced in the SEC filings. The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 provides a Safe Harbor for certain forward-looking statements, including statements made during the course of today's call. Statements contained herein that are not based on current or historical facts are forward-looking in nature and constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Such forward-looking statements reflect the company's expectations about its future operating results, performance and opportunities.

These forward-looking statements are based on information currently available to the company and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties and other factors, including current macroeconomic uncertainties associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and others that could cause the company's actual results, performance, prospects and opportunities to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. For a more detailed discussion of the ongoing risks and uncertainties of the company's business, I will refer you to the company's various SEC filings.

Now, it's my pleasure to turn the call over to Summit CEO, Brett Moyer. Please go ahead. Brett.

Brett Moyer

Thank you, Kirsten and thank you ladies and gentlemen for joining us this afternoon. Hope you finally are updating -- as exciting as the management team does and informative. Traditionally, I will go through the first three slides that are a general overview to make sure new listeners have a clear understanding about Summit and WiSA and then we will get into the meat of the call.

Quickly, Summit is a technology company that has a wireless audio for immersive sound goes for smart devices, smart TVs, ultimately into IoT space. Now, WiSA's role, and we were original founder, is to build interoperability standard so that TVs know how to talk to speakers, sound bars know how to talk to TV, sound bars know how to talk to speakers and be that the leader of the industry to build the ecosystem around the technology. We have -- so the role, there is more than 60 brands right now in WiSA. They -- if they have been WiSA certified that means they have submitted products, they pay for it to be tested, we have checked it with all other products, and they have met the interoperability standard. That's critical part of WiSA.

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