One of the interesting trends of late has been the slow trickle of features which originated in the mobile space over to the more traditional notebook and desktop PC spaces. We've seen better battery life and power features, better onboard sensors, and different form factors, and now the latest to join the fray is improved noise rejection for VoIP and ASR (Automatic Speech Recognition) applications using some of the same components used in smartphones. Users are starting to expect some of the same features they've grown used to on smartphones and tablets in their more traditional devices. Audience has had IP and discrete voice processors for mobile applications (smartphones and tablets) for a while now, using two and recently three microphones to cancel ambient noise...
Earlier this year Audience announced the eS515, a combination new-generation voice processor and audio codec. The eS515 brought three-microphone noise suppression along with improved noise suppression for reverb, more...0 by Brian Klug on 2/25/2013
About a month ago, Audience flew me out to their office in California to talk about a number of things. First, they offered the chance to check out anecohic...3 by Brian Klug on 1/7/2013
Since the iPhone 4, Apple has been including Audience earSmart voice processors in devices to improve both receive and transmit audio for handsets. The iPhone 4 started the trend...11 by Brian Klug on 9/7/2012