October 18, 2017
Knowles partnership brings sound recognition to new processor
Yesterday Knowles, the market leader and global supplier of advanced micro-acoustic, audio processing and precision device solutions, launched their new IA8508 open DSP platform, which has been designed for edge-based artificial intelligence applications. The high-performance, low-power consumption combination makes their processor ideal for mobile phones, hearables and smart home products like smart speakers, hubs, cameras and TVs.
Knowles also announced an accompanying partner program, of which Audio Analytic is part of. For Knowles’ IA8058 customers this means that the integration process for adding intelligent sound recognition capabilities to their products is streamlined.
Chris Mitchell, Audio Analytic’s CEO and Founder said, “The flexible platform architecture offered by the IA8508 audio processor is key to the success of intelligent, on-the-edge, context-sensing capabilities, such as sound recognition. We are very excited to work with Knowles on their open DSP platform architecture, as it provides the perfect blend of power efficiency and versatility for consumer tech manufacturers. What’s more, the Knowles open DSP partner program enables the smooth integration of Audio Analytic’s ai3 sound recognition software for our customers.”
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About Audio Analytic
Audio Analytic is the pioneer of AI sound recognition software. The company is on a mission to map the world of sounds, offering our sense of hearing to consumer technology. By transferring our sense of hearing to consumer products and digital personal assistants we give them the ability to react to the world around us, helping satisfy our entertainment, safety, security, wellbeing and communication needs.
Audio Analytic’s ai3™ sound recognition software enables device manufacturers and chip companies to equip products with Artificial Audio Intelligence, recognizing and automatically responding to our growing list of sound profiles.