TI offers “Highly integrated” codec on audio, wideband voice processing chip


Texas Instruments (TI)  has introduced  the TLV320AIC3262, calling it “the industry’s most highly integrated audio codec with embedded miniDSP cores,” providing echo and noise cancellation at wideband voice sampling rates up to 16 kHz.

The new chip integrates five amplifiers and two miniDSP cores. Designers have the ability to interface to up to […]

Lantiq adds HD voice support to 2.4 GHz cordless phones silicon


Lantiq (www.lantiq.com) has added CAT-iq-like support to its latest 2.4 GHz chipset, including wideband voice.

The new COSIC™ WDCT chipset is targeted for inclusion into cordless handsets to be sold in Asia-Pacific countries and emerging markets that use 2.4 GHz.

Support for G.722 is included for both encoding and transmission, along with “advanced” acoustic […]

More silicon support for HD voice from Broadcom this week


At Broadband World Forum this week, Broadcom announced an IAD SoC (System on a Chip) to integrate everything but the kitchen sink; including ADSL2+/VDSL2, channel bonding and G.vector with 802.1n, Ethernet switching, and “Multi-channel HD voice.”

The Broadcom BCM63168 xDSL IAD SoC integrates 802.11n, Gigabit Ethernet Switching, DECT, VoIP, Packet and Quality of Service […]

Lantiq CAT-iq 2.0 certification leads to Deutsche Telekom HD voice on broadband


Lantiq (www.lantiq.com) has announced its XWAY and COSMIC chipsets have been incorporated into the first home gateway certified as CAT-iq  2.0 compliant by the DECT Forum.  Deutsche Telekom will upgrade its Speedport W 504V home gateway to be CAT-iq compliant in its service area – Germany – beginning this summer.

The Lantiq COSIC Modem […]

CSR launches BC6145 for HD voice with mono Bluetooth


Fresh off of its announcement of the CSR8000 platform and its support of HD voice, CSR (www.csr.com) has launched the BC6145.  The Bluetooth audio platform is designed for mono/lower cost applications.

The ROM-based device is designed to support HD voice call quality A2DP music streaming, bi-directional noise reduction, and ultra-low-power wind reduction (WNR).