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Samsung signs multiyear license for Tensilica audio DSP

Posted: 21 Feb 2008 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

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Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd has inked a broad multiyear license for Tensilica Inc.'s Diamond Standard 330HiFi audio DSP. Samsung will use the Diamond Standard 330HiFi audio DSP in mobile handset and other designs.

"Tensilica's HiFi 2 audio DSP architecture is a widely adopted, advanced DSP core with over 30 voice and audio encoder and decoder software packages readily available," stated G. S. Han, VP of Samsung Electronics, system LSI division. "After a thorough technical evaluation of Tensilica's HiFi offering, we found that the Diamond 330HiFi was the right audio DSP for Samsung and will be a key DSP in our IP portfolio for years to come."

The Diamond Standard 330HiFi is a processor core that includes the HiFi 2 Audio Engine, which runs over 30 different audio software packages. The processor can encode and decode multiple audio standards. Supported audio packages include Dolby Digital AC-3 and Dolby Digital Plus, MP3, MPEG-2/4 AAC LC, MPEG-4 aacPlus V1 and V2, Ogg Vorbis, WMA, AMR, G.729AB speech, AM3D, QSound, SONiVOX, EAS, and SRS.

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