• Mon. Mar 20th, 2023

WiSA Technologies Reports Q4 and Comprehensive Year 2022 Outcomes


Mar 16, 2023

– Advances WiSA E for TVs to transmit Immersive Audio with no getting an HDMI cable or Soundbar –
– Expects about $1.1 million decreased operating fees in Q1 2023 versus Q4 2022 –

BEAVERTON, Ore., March 16, 2023–(Tiny organization WIRE)–WiSA Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: WISA), a developer of spatial, wireless sound technologies for sensible devices and subsequent-generation dwelling entertainment systems, reported fourth quarter and comprehensive year 2022 financial outcomes. In its conference get in touch with and presentation to be held on March 16, eight am pacific time, management will speak about the company’s outcomes and provide a organization update.

“Q4 2022 earnings was $.9 million, comparable to earnings in Q3 2022, as sector conditions continued to impact our organization and contributed to excess finish item inventory at retailers due to the slow down in buyer spending on buyer electronics,” stated Brett Moyer, CEO, President, and Chairman of WiSA Technologies. “In response to this soft demand, we have lowered discretionary spending in Q1 2023, and we anticipate operating fees to be about $1.1 million decreased in Q1 2023 than in Q4 2022.”

Creating Customer Interest and Engagement

WiSA Technologies is experiencing sturdy client interest and responses to its expanded item portfolio, which targets a broad wide variety of middle marketplace location goods, like HDTVs, sensible speakers, dwelling theater speakers, PCs/laptops, amongst other men and women. On its update get in touch with, the firm will assessment its technologies for WiSA E and WiSA DS, its revolutionary choices for complete audio immersion.

“WiSA continues to drive sector innovation in immersive audio at all expense points. Our globe class engineering group continues to develop and advance WiSA E, our interoperable IP targeted for licensing and to run on third-celebration chips as appropriately as our private modules, enables fantastic audio transmission with no getting an HDMI cable,” stated Moyer. “Beta samples for WiSA E have shipped to our initially client, and we anticipate to ship to the subsequent three clientele in Q2 2023.

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“WiSA developed a sturdy displaying at CES in January 2023, with 22 organizations engaging in demos of a quantity of new goods. The advertising group is finishing two weeks of comply with-up meetings with significant buyer electronics organizations in Korea, Japan and Taiwan, and we are confident these activities will outcome in new possibilities for soundbar style and style wins which would be a sturdy commence to the year,” added Moyer.

Q4 2022 Financial Highlights

  • Q4 2022 earnings was $.9 million, compared to $two. million in Q4 2021 and $.9 million in Q3 2022.

  • Q4 2022 gross margin as a percentage of sales was two%, compared to 30% in Q4 2021 and 14% in Q3 2022.

  • On December 1, 2022, we closed a public supplying for gross proceeds of about $7.six million.

  • At December 31, 2022, funds and funds equivalents have been $two.9 million.

February 2023 Financing

On February 3, 2023, the firm closed a registered direct supplying and concurrent private placement priced at-the-marketplace location for gross proceeds of about $six.two million.

Earnings Guidance

While current sector conditions provide restricted visibility and the initially half of the year is normally a seasonally slow period, WiSA Technologies expects comprehensive year earnings improvement in 2023 compared to 2022 mainly primarily based on new WiSA HT and WiSA DS designs acquiring into into production, launching Platin Audio’s Rio 5.1.4 Soundbar, and later in the year replenishing lowered inventories at its clientele.

Q4 2022 and Existing Highlights

  • Demonstrated Dolby Atmos Music was trending with the Dolby Atmos at the LD Micro Principal Occasion XV.

  • Premiered WiSA Association’s most existing category expansion at CEDIA Expo 2022, precisely exactly where members won a quantity of awards.

  • Platin Audio debuted the world’s initially wireless Dolby Atmos enabled WiSA Certified speaker method.

  • Launched a new App delivering potent and intuitive handle of WiSA-Enabled TVs, Soundbars, and External Transmitters.

  • Platin Audio showcased its New Monaco 5.1.two at B&ampH Photo Video SuperStore in New York City.

  • At CES 2023, demonstrated:

    • WiSA’s multichannel audio computer system computer software IP operating on an Android Tv SoC Platform

    • WiSA E 5GHz multichannel audio computer system computer software operating on a Realtek wireless chip

    • A wireless 5.1.4 Dolby Atmos soundbar method platform powered by WiSA DS.

  • Began shipping WiSA E multichannel audio improvement kits to initial Beta clientele.

  • Mesanovic’s most existing studio monitor speaker earned WiSA HT Interoperability Certification.

  • Pylon Audio’s Jasper loudspeakers line earned WiSA HT Interoperability Certification.

WiSA Technologies Investor Conference Speak to

Management will hold a conference get in touch with to speak about the outcomes and provide a organization update at eight:00 am PT / 11:00 am ET, on Thursday, March 16, 2023. The conference get in touch with will be readily obtainable by way of a reside webcast found ideal right here:
WiSA Technologies Fourth Quarter 2022 Outcomes webcast

These with no getting planet-wide-net access or who want to dial in may well get in touch with: 1-877-270-2148 (domestic), or 1-412-902-6510 (international). All callers actually must dial in about ten minutes prior to the scheduled commence time and ask to be joined into the WiSA Technologies get in touch with.

A webcast replay of the get in touch with will be readily obtainable about a single distinct hour just just after the finish of the get in touch with and will be readily obtainable for a single distinct year, at the above webcast hyperlink. A telephonic replay of the get in touch with will be readily obtainable by way of March 23, 2023 and may well be accessed by calling 1-877-344-7529 (domestic) or 1-412-317-0088 (international) or Canada (toll free of charge of charge) 855-669-9658 and operating with access code 5039532.

A presentation of the Q4 2022 outcomes will be accessible on Thursday, March 16, 2023, beneath the “Investors” section of WiSA Technologies’ net-web-site.

About WiSA Technologies, Inc.

WiSA Technologies (Nasdaq: WISA) develops, markets, and sells spatial audio wireless technologies for sensible devices and subsequent-generation dwelling entertainment systems. Its consortium—the WiSA Association—works with significant buyer electronics organizations, technologies providers, retailers, and sector partners to make spatial audio an experience that every single particular person can appreciate. The Firm is headquartered in Beaverton, OR. For added specifics, please quit by: www.wisatechnologies.com

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Safe Harbor Statement

This press release consists of forward-looking for statements, which are not historical details, inside the which implies of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. In some situations, you can identify forward-looking for statements by the use of words such as “may well,” “could,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “approach,” “seek,” “anticipate,” “feel,” “estimate,” “predict,” “potential,” “continue,” “most probably,” “will,” “would” and variations of these terms and comparable expressions, or the unfavorable of these terms or comparable expressions. Such forward-looking for statements, like statements herein regarding earnings improvement, future operating fees, style and style production, licensing possibilities, shipment of our interoperable IP, item and app launches, are necessarily mainly primarily based upon estimates and assumptions that, even though viewed as inexpensive by us and our management, are inherently uncertain. As a outcome, readers are cautioned not to spot undue reliance on these forward-looking for statements. Actual outcomes may well differ materially from these indicated by these forward-looking for statements as a outcome of dangers and uncertainties impacting WiSA Technologies’ organization, like our capacity to predict the timing of style and style wins acquiring into production and the potential future earnings linked with our style and style wins our cost of improvement our capacity to predict direct and indirect client demand for our existing and future goods and to secure enough manufacturing capacity our capacity to employ, retain and motivate employees the effects of competitors, like expense competitors inside our sector segment technological, regulatory and legal developments that uniquely or disproportionately impact our sector segment developments in the economy and financial markets current macroeconomic uncertainties linked with the COVID-19 pandemic our inability to predict or measure give chain disruptions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and other drivers and other dangers detailed from time to time in WiSA Technologies’ filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.



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David Barnard, LHA Investor Relations, 415-433-3777, wisa@lhai.com