Archive | Audio / Voice / Speech

Samsung Gear S2 3G Smartwatch Teardown – Guess Whose DSP Powers the Voice/Speech Recognition!

The website TechTime revealed earlier this week that teardown experts Chipworks got their hands on the latest Samsung Gear S2 SM-R730S Smartwatch with 3G and disassembled it. To not too many peoples surprise, the main CPU inside comes from Qualcomm, a brightspot for them during turbulent times for the wireless industry leader.   Samsung Gear […]

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DSPs Favor Always-On, Sensor Fusion in Android Phones

Sensor fusion allows smartphones, tablets and Internet of Things (IoT) devices to combine sensor signals from various sources and provide accurate, complete and dependable Context-Aware data for augmenting applications like indoor navigation, activity monitoring, and various  user apps in general . Context-Aware data being anything from user’s physical state (walking, sitting, climbing), to environmental data […]

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Wireless Audio, Voice Control and Other Audio Gizmos

Smartphone era has triggered several advancements in audio, such as wireless audio and voice control which actually works. Think about, for example, how you connect your phone to your car’s audio system – that’s Bluetooth audio right there. Other examples include wireless speakers, Bluetooth headsets, smart earbuds, sound bars and sound projectors. Most of these […]

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