Headphone, headset, and wearable device is expected to be the fastest-growing application in the audio codec
market during the forecast period"
With the impending launch of Windows 8 notebooks and tablets later this year, the market demands an ultra-low-power HD audio codec
to meet the long battery life expectations of the consumer, said Patrick Griffith, senior marketing director of the audio business unit at IDT.
Part of Wolfson's family of Internet audio media delivery devices, the new WM9705 audio CODEC
is designed for next-generation portable information devices that will require both high audio performance and touch screen capabilities for easy user navigation.
Operating on top of existing audio codecs
such as HE-AAC, it enables content providers targeting mobile devices to deliver highest surround audio quality at stereo bit-rates to handsets equipped with conventional headphones.
The new audio codecs
(92HD89X) are available in 4-channel, 6-channel, 8-channel and 10-channel versions.
Likewise, through on-going investment into research and development, APT has successfully delivered high-fidelity, real-time audio codec
technology - namely Enhanced apt-X, apt-X for wireless , apt-X Live, apt-X Voice - through licensing agreements into broadcast, pro audio, audio-over-IP, and consumer electronics markets.
As with all members of the IDT PC audio codec
family, the new device also includes the proprietary IDT HD sound graphical user interface (GUI) that enables customers to provide end-users with maximum, yet easy-to-use, control of a PC audio system through complete audio software customization.
The multi-channel audio system and quality evaluation test carried out by EBU is a stringent, independently run blind listening test which compares the audio quality and performance of audio codecs
across the market place.
TOKYO:6703) today unveiled samples of its "ML2612 Family (ML2612/ML2614/ML2616)," the world's smallest 16bit audio CODEC
LSI that are ideal for recording and playback applications in portable devices.
The deployment of Coding Technologies' advanced aacPlus audio codec
for stereo and surround sound is the first of its kind in digital terrestrial HD (High Definition) and SD (Standard Definition) TV broadcasting and sees the Norwegian DVB-T platform the first to benefit from the most efficient use of available spectrum, enabling broadcasters to deliver more TV programming at reduced transmission costs.
Coding Technologies is the developer of the MPEG-4 aacPlus audio codec
264 video codec and iLBC audio codec
, Ojo was able to demonstrate significantly improved levels of performance in video telephony.