Category Archives: Audio

Auditory Adventures: Cadence HiFi 1 Digital Signal Processing and Unlocking the Evolution of Hearing in Humans

What do sea anemones, Cadence HiFi DSPs, and the evolution of auditory sensing have in common? This week’s Fish Fry podcast! Prakash Madhvapathy (Cadence Design Systems) joins me to discuss the challenges of always-on consumer and mobile devices, the necessary requirements for optimized always-on DSPs, and how HiFi DSPs (paired with other Tensilica solutions) can help solve the toughest complex audio processing applications. Also this week, I take a closer look at new research that has uncovered an evolutionary link between human hearing and sea anemones.
 

 

Lift Every Voice: How Sensory is Using AI to Pave the Way for Better Voice Technology

Do you hear what I hear? I hear some fish fryin’! In this week’s podcast, Todd Mozer (Chairman & CEO of Sensory) joins us to discuss the future of voice control and speech recognition in electronic design. We discuss Sensory’s new cloud-based voice and vision AI service called sensoryCloud.ai, how this new service allows companies to have full AI deployments and the data generated from them, the details of their speech recognition solutions aimed at children’s voices, and where Todd thinks voice control in automotive designs are headed in the future. Also this week, I take a closer look at what really happens in the brain when hearing becomes listening and how new research from the University of Basel may have unlocked the key to solving this age-old question.

Machine Learning Megaphone: Advancements in Voice Technology

This week’s podcast is all about the advancements in voice technology. Laurent Pilati (NXP) joins me to discuss the challenges surrounding machine learning for voice tech, the details of NXP’s Voice Intelligent Technology (VIT), and what benchmark metrics are involved for the qualification for a voice design. Also this week, I take a closer look at a new special glove-like device developed at UCLA that can translate American Sign Language into English spoken speech in real-time through a smartphone app.

Audio is the New UI

In the world of cutting-edge consumer electronics, audio user interfaces reign supreme. In this week's episode of Fish Fry, we welcome Yipeng Lui from Cadence Design Systems. Yipeng and I discuss how the complexity of mobile codex sample rates is changing the consumer electronic design landscape, why automotive designs present a unique set of audio design challenges, and what lies ahead for the future of audio user interfaces. Keeping with our hi-fi theme, we also check out the details of the world’s first personalized hi-fi wireless earbuds.

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Links for September 15, 2017

Cadence Announces Tensilica HiFi 3z DSP Architecture for Latest Mobile and Home Entertainment Applications

Kickstarter Corner: Swiss Audio - The First Personalized HiFi Wireless Earbuds

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