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Knowles Drives Superior Product Performance and Leads the Development of Complete Audio Solutions for Asian Manufacturers

Knowles demonstrates complete audio solutions at a technical workshop for key customers in Taipei/Shenzhen.

TAIPEI/SHENZHEN — (May17/20, 2016) — This week, Knowles Corporation (NYSE: KN) is hosting a technical workshop in Taipei/Shenzhen to share insights into the development of China’s mobile consumer electronics market and showcase both advanced audio solutions and cutting-edge microphone technologies. Knowles is a pioneer in the MEMS microphone industry, and is leading the industry to intelligent audio solutions that combine high-performance microphones with best-in-class audio software and signal processing. The event highlights Knowles’ leading position in mobile consumer electronics and innovative approach to solving complex audio challenges.

The disruptive technologies developed by Knowles throughout its 70-year history have transformed the way people communicate with each other and interact with technology. In today’s workshop, experts from Knowles will showcase the latest application of sophisticated, small-scale, high-performance audio solutions for smartphones, wearables, hearables, tablets, laptops and Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

"As a leading audio solutions provider, our unique capabilities allow us to provide customers with complete audio solutions that include multiple microphones, software, digital signal processing and balanced armature speakers," said Ole-Petter Brusdal, vice president of global sales, Knowles Corporation. "We use our deep understanding of consumer needs to develop superior audio systems that enable new trends, such as improved voice quality, voice as a user interface, multi-media recording and innovative wearables and hearables. Today’s technical workshop in Taipei/Shenzhen is an example of our close customer partnerships and our ability to help manufacturers develop the next generation of devices that leverage our expertise in audio."

About Knowles Corporation

Knowles Corporation (NYSE: KN) is a market leader and global supplier of advanced micro-acoustic, audio processing, and specialty component solutions, serving the mobile consumer electronics, communications, medical, military, aerospace, and industrial markets. Knowles uses its leading position in MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical systems) microphones and strong capabilities in and audio processing technologies to optimize audio systems and improve the user experience in smartphones, tablets, hearables and wearables. Knowles is also the leader in acoustics components used in hearing aids and has a strong position in high end oscillators (timing devices) and capacitors. Knowles’ focus on the customer, combined with unique technology, proprietary manufacturing techniques, rigorous testing and global scale, enables it to deliver innovative solutions that optimize the user experience. Founded in 1946 and headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, Knowles operates in 15 countries around the world. For more information, visit

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