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Tensilica and Acoustic Technologies Offer HD for its Mobile Devices

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February 20, 2013

Tensilica and Acoustic Technologies Offer HD for its Mobile Devices

By Ashley Caputo, TMCnet Web Editor


Since voice is the number one choice audio and voice solutions have begun offer its customers the ultimate quality, HD.  Tensilica (News - Alert), a licensor for audio/voice DSP cores, and Acoustic Technologies, a provider for voice processor solutions, will be delivering HD voice to the mobile market.


With the creation of Voice Peering Fabric (VPF), the landscape of the telecom industry has changed even more drastically by moving all telephone calls into the IP domain, which delivers higher quality audio experiences than public switched telephone network (PSTN) and makes high-definition (HD) voice possible.

Acoustic Technologies (News - Alert) has wide range of voice solutions, including SoundClear Voice, which has been optimized for the HiFi family of DSP cores to provide advanced HD multi-mic noise reduction and full duplex speakerphone performance. This HD voice solution guarantees mobile users receive the utmost call quality as network operators and mobile device manufactures begin to incorporate HD voice on their networks.

The advanced voice quality enhances the users experience on mobile devices that deploy HD voice and for VoIP applications, along with sound fidelity clearer speech, which improves recognition rates in noise for automatic speech recognition (ASR) applications.

"The HiFi DSPs are ideal for running our advanced HD voice solutions for smartphones requiring best-in-class multi-mic noise reduction and speakerphone performance," said Bob Ackmann, CEO of Acoustic Technologies. "The HiFi DSPs offer leading DSP performance, low power and high quality tools that enable us to deliver optimized wideband voice solutions to our customers."

Tensilica’f HiFi audio/voice dsp are licensed by over 50 customers that include the top 10 semiconductor manufactures and leading systems OEMs. It delivers support to over 100 audio/voice software, which means that its upgrade to HD voice will be affecting businesses across a large scale.

And just as networks and service providers begin to incorporate HD quality into their products and services, the infamous Fraunhofer (News - Alert) research company has taken the bar to even levels by going beyond HD to an area they have coined “Full-HD Voice.”  But for now, most providers are trying to incorporate HD into their services.

From February 25 – 28 Tensilica and Acoustic Technologies will be demonstrating their solutions for smartphones, tablets and mobile computing at booth 6-D101 at the Mobile World Congress (News - Alert) in Barcelona.




Edited by Amanda Ciccatelli







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