CEVA, Inc. (News - Alert), a licensor of silicon intellectual property platform solutions and DSP cores, recently announced that it has partnered with NXP Software (News - Alert), a company that develops software solutions for voice, audio and video. According to the terms of the agreement, NXP Software will integrate its LifeVibes VoiceExperience software with the CEVA-TeakLite family of DSPs to come up with an enhanced HD voice processing solution for the smartphone market.
LifeVibes portfolio comprises of music, video, TV and voice applications, which are available for entry, feature and smartphones plus LifeVibes video enhancement products for the PC market. They bring exciting and vibrant multimedia experiences based on the end user requirements. Close partnerships with key hardware and software vendors ensure highly optimized implementation of the multimedia products. The LifeVibes products and user experience enhancements include: streaming, recording, playback, editing and uploading of multimedia content. Enhancements include 3D Sound, music quality enhancements, video editing, playlist management and more.
Moreover, CEVA’s DSPs are designed to address the needs of high volume, cost-sensitive markets. Based on a classic memory-based architecture, with 16-bit or 32-bit word-widths and single, dual and quad MACs, the CEVA-TeakLite family combines small die size, high code density, and high processing power. Target (News - Alert) applications include audio, voice, 2G/2.5G/3G wireless baseband, VoIP and other signal processing for mobile computing devices, wireless handsets, portable media players, hard disk drives, optical drives, and more.
"We are pleased to collaborate with NXP Software, a world renowned provider of advanced voice applications. Our CEVA-TeakLite DSP family has become the industry standard for advanced audio and voice SoC solutions thanks in part to the robust partner ecosystem providing support for such advanced audio and voice applications," said Eran Briman, vice president of marketing at CEVA.
In related news, CEVA recently announced that it has reached a number of key milestones in relation to customer shipments and technology adoption. Milestone highlights include: More than four billion CEVA-powered chips have now shipped to date, powering many of the world's leading electronics brands, including; HTC, Huawei, Lenovo, LG, Motorola, Nintendo, Panasonic (News - Alert), Philips, Samsung, Sanyo, Sharp, Sony, Toshiba and ZTE.
Edited by Brooke Neuman