Audience may not be in future Apple products, but it is gaining ground in the Android world. Its latest announced customer win is with the Huawei Ascend D1 Quad XL.
The Audience earSmart eS305 advanced voice processor is being used in the Huawei Ascend D1 Quad XL to remove background noise for “crystal clear” voice technology. The Huawei Ascend D1 Quad XL has a pair of microphones for input with Audience’s human acoustics hearing model is applied with the eS305 to identify voice, suppress noise and enhance voice quality.
While Apple decided not to use Audience’s earSmart technology in the iPhone 5, Motorola’s RAZR I also uses the e5305 voice processor. The RAZR I is the first Audience design win with Motorola, with the Android smartphone also incorporating an Intel Medfield processor. Expect more Android smartphone announcements in the future.