RIVA Brings Its Highly Anticipated Premium Bluetooth Audio Product to Market
Award-Winning Mobile Speaker, the Turbo X, is Available for Purchase Starting Today
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. – December 16, 2014:RIVA, the lifestyle brand of Audio Design Experts, Inc. (ADX™) recognized for its best-in-class audio products, announced today that its first Bluetooth® mobile speaker, the Turbo X, will be available for purchase beginning December 16, 2014 at www.rivaaudio.com.
Named a 2014 CES Innovations Design and Engineering Awards Honoree, the Turbo X is a premium Bluetooth® mobile speaker that delivers best-in-class Bluetooth® audio with sophisticated design that perfectly complements the modern lifestyle. Powered by ADX’s proprietary Trillium™ technology, the Turbo X delivers the truth in immersive sound and features a surround sound mode that dynamically enhances movies and video games, the first in the industry.
“Our team is excited to bring back the truthful purity of music with the launch of the Turbo X,” said Thomas ‘Rikki’ Farr, ADX chairman and chief creative officer. “The Turbo X is the first of many products that will be brought to market by RIVA that deliver amazing, dynamic and powerful music to a generation that is currently listening to a diluted, over-processed reproduction of what was supreme in its creation.”
The Turbo X is made up of three 60 MM full range custom ADX drivers, packed with 45 watts RMS of power and has an impressive 26+ hour battery playing time. It also includes unique features like a speakerphone with noise and echo cancellation processing technology and a Charge Out for phones, tablets or wearable devices. Activate TURBO EQ boost mode to fill a room with powerful sound, up to 100 dB.
The RIVA Ground Control mobile app allows for control of the entire listening experience from a phone or tablet. Available for iOS or Android™, the Ground Control app can be downloaded for free from the App Store℠ or Google Play™.
Pricing and Availability
The Turbo X is available now in the U.S. at www.rivaaudio.com for $349.99. It is also available at select authorized RIVA dealers.
RIVA was born from a simple yet powerful idea: That a legendary audio guru coupled with passionate designers, patent awarded engineers, pioneering rock ‘n’ rollers and leaders from the world of commerce could recover the world from mediocre audio. RIVA designs best-in-class audio products for people passionate about music seeking great performance, value and enhancement of their modern lifestyle. RIVA is a revolution, a bold new standard and a defiant rejection of the idea that people can’t afford great audio and therefore must accept the bland experience of today’s tin-can wireless speakers. This team gathers in Fountain Valley, California in their custom-built studios to create and design the RIVA family of products. For more information about RIVA, please visit www.rivaaudio.com.
About Audio Design Experts, Inc.
ADX is committed to re-inventing the way people think about high performance audio. Through ADX’s innovative designs, intellectual property, esteemed partners, and years of creative experience, the company is able to develop truly cutting-edge, hardware and software-based audio solutions that fit within a customer’s budget.
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The Company’s New Line of Personal Audio Products Delivers the Ultimate Listening Experience
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., – January 7, 2014 –
RIVA, the lifestyle brand of Audio Design Experts, Inc. (ADX), today announced that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree. RIVA was recognized in the Portable Media Players and Accessories category for the revolutionary technology behind its soon-to-be-released RIVA Turbo X Bluetooth® mobile speaker.
A preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers and members of the trade media were selected to judge products in 29 product categories to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting-edge consumer electronic products.
With over 100 years of combined experience in audio production, the RIVA team designed the RIVA Turbo X Bluetooth® speaker to provide pure hi-fidelity audio. RIVA’s patent-pending Trillium technology fills a listener’s environment with a full spectrum of sound. In addition, the Turbo X offers selectable EQ settings specially designed to enhance the listeners’ experience for music, movies, video games, and other personal media.
“RIVA is honored to receive recognition by such a prestigious program,” said Tony Hung, CEO of ADX, RIVA’s parent company. “As RIVA debuts this week at CES, we are excited about the enthusiastic response we have already received about our line of innovative speakers and we are eager for our customers to enjoy an audio experience like none other.”
The prestigious Innovations Design and Engineering Awards are sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, the producer of the International CES, the global gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technology, and have been recognizing achievements in product design and engineering since 1976. RIVA’s Turbo speakers will be displayed in The Venetian and be demoed in the LVH Hotel at the 2014 International CES, which runs January 7-10, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Innovations entries are judged based on the following criteria:
Products chosen as an Innovations honoree reflect innovative design and engineering of the entries. Examples may include the first time various technologies are combined in a single product or dramatic enhancements to previous product designs.
Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering honoree products are featured on CESweb.org/Innovations, which list product categories, as well as each product name, manufacturer information, designer, description, photo and URL.
RIVA creates best in class audio products for musicphiles seeking great performance, value and enhancement of their digital lifestyle. With over 100 years of combined experience delivering unparalleled audio experiences and award-winning audio products, the RIVA team is a family of engineers, musicians, and pioneers with a fanatical approach to delivering epic musical experiences. This team gathers in Fountain Valley, California in their custom-built studios to create and design the RIVA family of products. For more information about RIVA, please visit www.rivaaudio.com.
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Audio Design Experts Launches RIVA™, Its Lifestyle Brand of High Performance Audio Products
RIVA’s Award Winning Mobile Speakers Deliver a Best-in-Class Audio Experience
LAS VEGAS, NV–January 7, 2014–CES 2014–
Audio Design Experts, providers of premiere audio solutions for many leading brands around the world, announced today the launch of RIVA, its lifestyle brand of high performance audio products. Already recognized for its progressive designs and advanced technology, RIVA was named as an Honoree in this year’s CES Innovations Design and Engineering Awards. The prestigious award was given to RIVA for the innovation and design put forth in its first product released, the Turbo X speakers.
ADX was founded on the desire to pioneer designs with esteemed partners that have years of incomparable experience in the audio industry. The company is dedicated to developing truly innovative, hardware and software-‐based audio that changes the way people think about high performance audio. Among its many accomplishments, the ADX team has been responsible for the design of the #1 selling sound bar in theU.S. and has developed the top three rated sound bars in America as reported by Consumer Reports.
ADX developed the RIVA brand to provide consumers with their brand of personal audio products that reproduce music as the artists and producers intended it to be enjoyed. RIVA audio products are for musicphiles who are seeking enhancement of their digital lifestyle. Devotees of true music will experience more of the sound they have been missing.
Globally known audio expert, Thomas ‘Rikki’ Farr, heads ADX and RIVA as Chairman and Chief Creative Officer. Rikki has been awarded over 30 Platinum and Gold certified studio record awards and has provided audio and production for over 4,700 live events with legendary artists like Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Rod Stewart, Tom Petty, Miles Davis, Bob Marley, The Who, Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, Prince, Guns N Roses, Nine Inch Nails, Nirvana, Barbara Streisand, and many more. With over 45 years of experience in designing and building audio products for performances that many millions have enjoyed, Rikki is known throughout the world for producing and delivering sound the way his artists wanted it to be heard.
“We are realizing a dream in the launch of the RIVA brand. We understand how music impacts everyone’s lives and how they consume it in today’s mobile digital world,” said Rikki. “Our team has over 100 years of audio experience, and we are confident that we will deliver a product that is recognized for its value in performance and its truth in pure sound.”
The first products in the RIVA personal audio line include the RIVA Turbo X and Turbo S. RIVA’s Turbo X Bluetooth® speaker is the ultimate personal home entertainment sound system, delivering amazing audio performance through selectable EQ settings specifically designed for music, movies, video games, and other media. Its sophisticated patented design features 7 speakers, 45 watts of power, an 18-‐hour reverse charging battery, Turbo volume boost, and surround sound powered by ADX’s proprietary Trillium™ technology.
The RIVA Turbo S Bluetooth® speaker is designed for the mobile lifestyle for those who want a compact speaker without sacrificing high-‐quality sound. With 30 watts of power, 12 hours battery life and surround sound powered by ADX’s proprietary Trillium™ technology, this mobile speaker rises above the available competitive products in pure audio and power of performance.
Both speakers also include capacitive touch buttons, proximity sensing lights, dual speaker synchronization, and teleconferencing capabilities with Cear™ noise and echo cancellation processing technology to delivering crystal clear voice quality during conference calls. And both Turbos with all of the above features are designed to be used indoors and outdoors with both carrying an IPX3 waterproof rating. Individual control is included with the unique RIVA “Ground Control” App that allows complete remote control up to 33ft away.
ADX was founded by a team of renowned and respected audio engineers and producers committed to re-inventing the way people think about high performance audio. Currently, true high fidelity is restricted and only available to a narrow segment of consumers. Through ADX’s innovative designs, intellectual property, esteemed partners, and years of creative experience, we are able to develop truly cutting‐edge, hardware and software‐based audio solutions that fit within a customer’s budget.
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