While Audience is traditionally focused on voice products, today they’re attempting to make their first moves into combined voice recognition and sensor hub products that leverage sensor fusion and neural networks. The NUE N100 is the first of this line of products, which is able to do keyword recognition and can keep the main CPU from waking until a command is received and registered. Audience focused on emphasizing how their solution eliminates the need for additional waiting once the initial wakeup occurs as it can cache the spoken command and feed it into a given system like Google voice actions. In addition, this solution is said to have reduced false wakeup rate, which means that there is far less power wasted on unintended activation...
We've been covering and tracking ambient noise reduction technologies in smartphones for a while now, and one of the players in that space, Audience, is announcing its fourth generation...4 by Brian Klug on 1/6/2014
One of the interesting trends of late has been the slow trickle of features which originated in the mobile space over to the more traditional notebook and desktop PC...8 by Brian Klug on 9/9/2013
Earlier this year Audience announced the eS515, a combination new-generation voice processor and audio codec. The eS515 brought three-microphone noise suppression along with improved noise suppression for reverb, more...2 by Brian Klug on 2/25/2013
About a month ago, Audience flew me out to their office in California to talk about a number of things. First, they offered the chance to check out anecohic...3 by Brian Klug on 1/7/2013
Since the iPhone 4, Apple has been including Audience earSmart voice processors in devices to improve both receive and transmit audio for handsets. The iPhone 4 started the trend...11 by Brian Klug on 9/7/2012