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Listen Up! Sonic Emotion and Apollo Brands Partner to Bring Awesome 3D Sound to Video and Audio

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SAN DIEGO, May 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonic Emotion, the developer of Absolute 3D™ Sound entertainment and industry leader for 3D audio enhancements technologies, has teamed up with Apollo Brands, a manufacturer of Trio, an affordable line of Android™ powered tablets and multi-media players. The company has incorporated Sonic Emotion's Absolute 3D sound software technology into various Trio tablets by offering their customers a new listening experience through a 3D multimedia music and video player, 3D Media Player. The partnership will mark the first time Sonic Emotion's patented and award winning Absolute 3D technology will be provided for video.

"We are excited to partner with Apollo Brands," said Rajeev Kapur, CEO of Sonic Emotion. "As more and more consumers are taking their devices everywhere, they are expecting and craving great audio. The integration of our Absolute 3D sound technology, with Apollo's expertise in consumer electronics provides the winning solution for customers looking for the best listening experience available while on- the-go today."

"We pride ourselves on bringing the most innovative technology to our ever-expanding product line. Sonic Emotion's Absolute 3D media player technology creates a virtual 3D sound field, giving listeners a hyper-realistic, immersive audio experience while out with our devices," said Doug Lane, COO, Apollo Brands.

About Apollo Brands

Apollo Brands spans two large, fast growing and innovative categories that meet today's evolving consumer needs and wants.

The first is Consumer Electronics. This includes Trio tablets, JLab Audio, Eclipse MP3s and Multi-Media Players. As consumers consolidate their devices and look for on-the-go entertainment, connectivity to work and online shopping, they look to Apollo Brands to meet these needs. Our brands are also highly complementary of one another, with the interplay between tablets, MP3s, headphones, ear-buds and Bluetooth speakers.

The second category is Outdoor Recreation. This includes Black Ops air guns, Ignite radio controlled toys and Bear Grylls outdoor gear. Sparked by growing consumer demand for interactive experiences, these brands appeal to our customers' passion points, whether it's through outdoor adventure or imaginative play.

These brands are found in leading retailers across the country and online. For more information, please visit: www.ApolloBrands.com.

About Sonic Emotion

Founded in 2002, Sonic Emotion is the world leader in 3D sound entertainment for consumer electronics and professional applications. Beginning with the sound technologies originally developed for large venues, Sonic Emotion holds a number of worldwide patents and is established as the leader in research and application of audio processing technologies. Recognized as the standard in sound, Sonic Emotion applied its expertise in the field to offer a scaled down version of the technology to meet the demands of consumers. Sonic Emotion Absolute 3D solutions have been included in a growing number of home entertainment electronic products sold worldwide including sound bars, Bluetooth wireless speakers, smartphones and tablets. Early adopters of Sonic Emotion Absolute 3D include Samsung, Toshiba Corporation and Onkyo. In 2014, Sonic Emotion is also expanding its mobile app audience even further into wearables. Sonic Emotion's first consumer mobile app, Headquake, launched in January 2012 as the listening experience on the go. For more information, visit www.sonicemotion.com.

To learn more about Sonic Emotion or its proprietary sound technology visit: www.sonicemotion.com. To download Headquake Pro, visit: www.itunes.com. To join in the conversation visit Sonic Emotion's Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/sonicemotion, or Twitter page at: www.twitter.com/sonicemotion.

CONTACT: Sonic Emotion Leigh Anne Varney la@varneybusiness.com 415-713-0713 Apollo Brands Jordanne Muldner jordanne@jlabaudio.com 858-683-3634

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