Meridian Audio has collaborated with Human Horizons, a premium smart all-electric vehicle brand, to deliver an in-car audio experience for its HiPhi vehicle range.

“HiPhi’s ambitions in vehicle engineering and design makes this a very exciting partnership for us,” commented John Buchanan, CEO of Meridian. “Our customers already enjoy high-performance audio in their home, and with this new collaboration they will be able to embrace the same experience in their HiPhi vehicle.”

Human Horizons HiPhi X

The strategic partnership sees Meridian supporting the HiPhi vehicle system design with a suite of proprietary technologies. Loudspeakers are strategically positioned and integrated into the automotive interior, allowing each passenger to enjoy the audio experience no matter where they are in the vehicle.

Meridian Re-Q

Utilising a specifically engineered 600-watt amplifier, Meridian Re-Q and Meridian Digital Precision technologies combine to deliver the sound. No fewer than 12 independent channels are deployed in conjunction with Meridian’s Horizon technology for complete immersion and balance throughout the vehicle’s interior. Meridian’s Perfect Balance technology aims to ensure the best audio performance at any listening volume and enables the subwoofer to handle the low-end frequencies. Meridians Intelli-Q technology which provides data-driven equalisation that optimises audio playback within the cabin.

 Human Oriented Architecture

Human Horizons’ first all-electric product under the HiPhi brand – HiPhi X, is a new-generation of vehicle based on  Human Oriented Architecture, which is capable of continuous deep learning and software improvements.

“Incorporating Meridian’s breakthrough technology – which you have to hear to believe – into our vehicles exemplifies our innovative spirit and will categorically set us apart from others in the industry,” said Ding Lei, CEO and founder at Human Horizons and HiPhi. “We are revolutionising future automotive interior design by radically pushing boundaries.”

Meridian Integrated Loudspeakers


The HiPhi is set for production by the end of this year and will go on sale in China in 2021. The HiPhi X vehicle will be launched globally at the Beijing Auto Show.

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