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Conexant releases next-gen audio codec to improve tablets, phones

Conexant pushes out a new audio codec improving speech and increasing volume for your laptop, ultrabook, tablet or smartphone
By: Chris Smith | Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: Jun 4, 2015 6:39 am

Computex 2015 - A little different from the hardware news of late, Conexant Systems, Inc. has just released its ultra-low power, high-performance HD Audio CODEC called the CX8200.

 

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Set to improve your mobile experience in products ranging from notebooks, ultrabooks and tablets, this release "intelligently drives speakers to optimize sound pressure level (SPL) while providing best-in-class speaker protection and eliminating background noise" as pointed out in a recent press release.

 

It's main feature isn't music, but to remove any background noise when listening to voice over your speakers alongside a louder overall multimedia experience and Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) for voice dictation and virtual assistants like Microsoft's Cortana.

 

Provided in a single-chip solution, this new technology is designed to be used with any integrated speaker platform.

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