DSPs use microphone processing IP

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) today announced that MightyWorks has ported its single-microphone and multi-microphone processing technologies to the Cadence® Tensilica® HiFi digital signal processors (DSPs).

MightyWorks’ audio and voice technologies are specifically designed for mobile, automotive, Bluetooth accessories and home assistant applications. MightyWorks has provided AudioZoom technology for smartphones, which captures the sound from the desired direction, while reducing interfering sounds. MightyWorks also offers Clear Call™ and SRE™ (Speech Recognition Enhancer) technologies, which improve user experience in voice calls, e-calls and speech recognition in automotive environments by up to 50 percent. To learn more about these technologies, visit http://www.mightyworks.co.kr. ­­­

The Tensilica HiFi DSP is the most widely used licensable audio/voice/speech DSP family, with support for over 160 proven audio/voice software packages and over 75 software partners in the Tensilica XtensionsTM partner program. More information is available at http://www.cadence.com/news/tensilicahifidsp.

“Our goal is to provide a solution that improves speech recognition rates in noisy backgrounds and far-field conditions,” said Edward Shin, CEO, MightyWorks. “Our technology supports handheld, hands-free and automotive environments, and provides voice tracking, which can identify the direction of the speaker, leading to an overall better audio experience for users.”

“Our customers are always looking for new innovations that can improve the quality of their audio and voice applications,” said Larry Przywara, group director of audio/voice IP marketing, Cadence. “MightyWorks’ proven audio and voice technologies provide a valuable addition to our growing audio/voice/speech software partner ecosystem, offering advanced features including its Speech Recognition Enhancer, which combines beamforming, noise suppression and speech feature restoring.”

About Cadence

Cadence enables global electronic design innovation and plays an essential role in the creation of today’s integrated circuits and electronics. Customers use Cadence software, hardware, IP and services to design and verify advanced semiconductors, consumer electronics, networking and telecommunications equipment, and computer systems. The company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with sales offices, design centers and research facilities around the world to serve the global electronics industry. More information about the company, its products and its services is available at http://www.cadence.com.

About MightyWorks

MightyWorks’ audio and voice technologies are specifically designed for mobile, automotive, Bluetooth accessories and home assistant applications. MightyWorks has provided AudioZoom technology for smartphone, which captures the sound from the desired direction, while reducing interfering sounds. MightyWorks also offers Clear Call™ and SRE™ (Speech Recognition Enhancer) technologies, which improve user experience in voice calls, e-calls and speech recognition in automotive environments by up to 50 percent. To learn more about these technologies, visit http://www.mightyworks.co.kr.

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