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Category: Audio Components

Raising the Bar for Sound

Raising the Bar for Sound

The birth of the soundbar mainly stemmed out of the poor audio quality of recent flat panel TVs. The flat ...
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Sound Thinking about Detection and Recognition

Sound Thinking about Detection and Recognition

The growth in the voice recognition market has been one of the greatest technological achievements in recent years. Despite some ...
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Audio and Voice Megatrends, Thinking about the Future. Part 1, The Previous 5 Years (or so)

Audio and Voice Megatrends, Thinking about the Future. Part 1, The Previous 5 Years (or so)

Megatrends To Date In the last 5 years & more there have been a number of high level trends that ...
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Having a "Voice" in China

Having a “Voice” in China

With all the recent news regarding the growth of voice-controlled devices, it’s no surprise that China is aggressively competing in ...
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Smart Speakers calling for Smart Amplifiers

Smart Speakers calling for Smart Amplifiers

The voice controlled smart speaker market is growing rapidly, voice platform vendors such as Amazon and Google are experiencing strong ...
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SoundWire, where are you?

SoundWire, where are you?

MIPI SoundWire® was introduced in 2014 as a means to provide a “comprehensive, unified interface for small audio peripherals”. The ...
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Automotive Voice Companion

Automotive Voice Companion

The Applicability of Automotive Voice UI While not yet mainstream, voice UI has grown more nuanced as it evolves in ...
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3.5mm, Unplugged

3.5mm, Unplugged

When Apple launched its iPhone 7 in September 2016 with the notably absent 3.5mm headphone port, its competitors were quick ...
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Headphones, Headphone

Headphone Market Continues to Build, Technology Vendors Should Take Notice of a Massive Opportunity

The overall consumer headphone market has risen steadily over recent years to reach almost $15.5 billion in 2016, and is ...
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Forget the Loss of the 3.5mm Jack - Apple's W1 is the Big Story

Forget the Loss of the 3.5mm Jack – Apple’s W1 is the Big Story

It seems the whole world has gone 3.5mm jack crazy. Looking at news from the recent Apple event would make ...
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