Audience to Showcase Advanced Voice Processing Solutions for Ultrabooks,
Notebooks, and Convertible PCs at Computex
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -– June 6, 2013 – Audience®, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADNC), the leader in advanced voice and audio processing, will be showing the first ultra-portable PCs to ship with Audience’s advanced voice processing solutions and demonstrating its earSmart™ Advanced Voice technology for PCs for the media at Computex 2013 in Taipei, June 4-8. Audience continues to diversify its product offerings into large, established markets where voice processing is becoming a key enabling technology for new, immersive user interfaces across a variety of consumer devices.
“With our entrance into the PC segment, Audience is focused on advancing voice interface across exciting new form factors such as convertible and detachable Ultrabooks,” said Robert Schoenfield, vice president of marketing and business development at Audience. “With this development, Audience is executing on our strategy to expand into new markets and collaborate with top PC OEMs and ODMs to deliver an exceptional voice experience.”
The first ultra-portable PCs to ship with Audience earSmart technology are the Dell Vostro 5460 and 5560 which will feature the Audience earSmart eS305 Advanced Voice processor. The earSmart eS305 analyzes the sound environment and identifies and enhances the voice signal while suppressing background noise, enabling an industry leading experience for video calls, multiplayer gaming or media capture. The earSmart eS305 also features Audience Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) Assist technology, a set of hardware-accelerated algorithms that isolate the primary voice to help improve the accuracy of speech-enabled applications in the presence of surrounding environmental noise.
For more information on earSmart™ Advanced Voice processors from Audience, please go here.
Audience is demonstrating its new PC technologies in its meeting suite at the Grand Hyatt in Taipei during Computex 2013, and members of the analyst and media community are invited to contact Audience’s PR team to arrange a meeting.
Audience is the leader in advanced voice and audio processing for mobile devices. Its family of earSmart™ intelligent voice processors is based on the processes of human hearing, to suppress background noise and enhance mobile voice quality. Audience's technology substantially improves the mobile voice experience, while also improving the performance of speech-based services, and enhancing audio quality for multimedia. Audience earSmart™ processors are featured in mobile devices from leading providers in Asia-Pacific, Europe and the U.S. The company is based in Mountain View, California. For more information, see www.audience.com.
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