DSP Group announces integration of CAT-iq with Intel Puma 6 chip for cable


DECT and VoIP chipset maker DSP Gropu announced its DECT/Cat-iq 2.0 System on a Chip (SOC) can be integrated into home cable gateways using the Intel Puma 6 SoC.

The DSP Group DCX81 DECT/CAT-iq 2.0 SoC provides HD voice via G.722 and CAT-iq DECT wireless plus DECT ULE support for home automation/monitoring support.  […]

DSP Group claims Ooma CAT-iq HD voice customer wins


DSP Group announced its XceedR CAT-iq 2.0 platform is being used in Ooma’s Telo gateway, HD2 handset, and Linx adapter.

Telo is Ooma’s voice and services gateway. The (relatively) new HD2 handset has a color display to support picture caller ID, as well as HD voice support and the usual set of features of […]

Audience continues win streak with silicon in Samsung devices


Over the past six weeks, Audience has continued to announce wins for its earSmart voice processing technology, with processors appearing in several Samsung devices.

The Galaxy Note II, released in the US in mid-October, follows the original Galaxy Note and Galaxy S III in using Audience silicon for noise suppression and other voice […]

IntegrIT wideband acoustic cancellation tech now on Tensilica DSP


Tensilica (www.tensilicia.com) has incorporated IntegrIT’s AEC WB (acoustic echo cancellation, wideband) technology into its HiFi Audio/Video DSP. 

The IntegrIT AEC WB codec provides “off-the-shelf” speech enhancement to provide HD voice to mobile platforms, providing echo cancellation even in loud environments with poor speakers and microphones.  The company’s offering includes a simple integration API, […]

Voice processing technology company Audience goes public


Voice processing technology company Audience went public this week, putting roughly 5.3 million shares on NASDAQ at a starting list price of $17 per share.   The company’s stock, under the ticker symbol “ADNC,” opened at $19 a share on Thursday, May 10 and closed the first day of trading at $19.40.

Audience offered 5 […]

Wolfson Microelectronics introduces new silicon with voice processor DSP


Scotland-based Wolfson Microelectronics has announced its next generation high definition audio SOC (System-on-a-Chip) with a voice processor DSP. 

Intended for the smartphone and tablet market, the WM5102 reduces background noise in voice calls by up to 90 percent.  It has 50 MIPS of processing power using the on-chip audio DSP and includes integrated […]

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 […]

Audience rolls out low-cost single mic speech processing chip for feature phones


For Mobile World Congress, Audience announced the earSmart eS110, an advanced voice processor designed to work with a single microphone on feature (i.e., low-end phones).  The custom DSP core enables “HiFi” voice, what the company describes as “a wideband HD voice listening experience for mobile users connected to 2G and 3G mobile Narrowband networks”; […]

Swissvoice gets CAT-iq 2.0 certified handset, uses DSP Group chipset


Cordless handset manufacturer Swissvoice (www.swissvoice.net) got its IH 250 phone CAT-iq 2.0 certified by the DECT forum in January and DSP Group took credit for the chipset in it about two weeks ago.

The IH250 is expected to be launched in the first quarter of 2012 and supports the full range of CAT-iq 2.0 […]

D2 partners up with LTE silicon makers


Last week, D2 Technologies (www.d2tech.com) announced partnerships with Altair Semiconductor and Sequans Communications in the LTE world.

In the first announcement, D2’s mCUE communications client has been successfully integrated onto Altair’s FourGee™ 3100/6200 LTE chipset platform.  The FourGee-3100/6200 LTE chipset supports both FDD and TD-LTE on a single semiconductor and software platform in any […]