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What is a codec?
Codec can stand for enCOder/DECoder or COmpressor/DECompressor. It can be a hardware circuit that performs analog-to-digital conversion and digital-to-analog conversion. It can also refer to any SW or HW that compresses and decompresses audio and video data streams.
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2002-07-17 Tensilica turns spotlight on Xtensa microprocessor
Tensilica will be presenting the Xtensa microprocessor at the Embedded Systems Conferences - Asia show.
2004-09-09 Tektronix, Vqual team up for next-gen video standards
Tektronix Inc. has signed an agreement with Vqual Ltd, a U.K.-based video software developer, to develop and market software solutions for next-generation video standards.
2003-03-10 T7504 and T5504 Quad PCM Codecs with Filters
This application note discusses the digital and analog interfaces of the T7504 and T5504 PCM Codecs with filters.
2003-08-15 Subscriber line interface for digital switching systems
This application note provides details on how the MT8960-67 series of voice CODECs can be used with the MH88610 to implement a complete subscriber line interface for a digital PBX.
2002-11-29 Subscriber line interface for digital switching systems
This article provides details on how the Zarlink MT8960-67 series of Voice Codecs can be used in conjunction with the MH88610 to implement a complete subscriber line interface for a digital PBX.
2008-03-13 Stretch delivers support for H.264 SVC
Configurable processor vendor Stretch now supports the SVC extension to the H.264 standard.
2005-11-16 Streaming multimedia codecs on embedded DSPs
Software-programmable DSPs implement a wide variety of existing and future codec standards for A/V systems.
2007-04-17 STMicro supports China AVS standards
STMicroelectronics will initially take a software-based approach to decode China's Audio Video Coding Standard, using media processors in its existing STi520x and STi710x families that are used in IP STBs.
2006-09-07 Stereo codecs extend battery life in portable devices
TI said its new audio codecs extends battery life by lowering power consumption in portable devices like digital still cameras and portable media players.
1999-09-09 Speech quality issues in mobile networks
This paper describes the several sources of speech degradation in wireless mobile networks, and offer new methods for eliminating them. Sources of degradation including digital speech compression, tandem coding, background noise, hybrid echo, and acoustic echo will be described in detail. It also describe how modern signal processing technology, including echo and noise cancellation, automatic level control, and tandem CODEC avoidance is being used to eliminate these problems and improve speech quality.
2004-06-16 Sorting through GSM codecs
This article provides a look inside how compression technologies to analyze and compress speech works. This will also examine how the codecs need to evolve in order to meet the demands of 2.5G and 3G wireless networks.
2007-09-13 Software enhances Web video experience
Startup Ipera Technology claims it has software that can significantly improve the quality of Web video across a range of devices from cellphones to servers and DTVs.
2002-04-01 Software compatibility: Key for information appliances
This news article describes how software compatibility and software reuse play an integral role for information appliances to achieve attractive content with quick time-to-market.
2007-06-15 SLIC eases development of VoIP-enabled PCs
Infineon's DuSLIC-xT is an energy-efficient codec/subscriber line interface circuit that offers best-in-class cost position for a complete voice-enabled system.
2006-06-06 SigmaTel unveils theater quality audio codecs
SigmaTel announced its new family of 8-channel Theatre Quality audio codecs targeted at consumer audio apps.
2003-04-14 SigmaTel receives ISO quality certification
SigmaTel Inc. has been certified ISO 9001:2000 compliant by the National Standards Authority of Ireland Inc. (NSAI).
2002-08-12 Shanghai Bell selects IDT line for next-gen transport apps
Alcatel Shanghai Bell Co. Ltd has selected IDT octal E1 LIU, 2Kx2K TSI switch, and quad codec for its latest OADM, access network, and optical transmission system applications.
2006-07-21 SBC middleware enables audio apps using Bluetooth tech
Renesas has announced the SBC Middleware software that enables audio data coding stipulated in Bluetooth technology for short-range wireless communications.
2002-10-14 Sasken inks deals with mobile platform suppliers
Sasken Communication Technologies has signed a deal with Anite Telecoms Ltd designed to halve the amount of time needed to bring mobile handsets and devices to market.
2009-11-13 Royalty-free codecs enable low-cost HD VoIP
Broadcom is driving a cost effective transition to HD VoIP applications by making its codecs available for free.
2005-07-25 Reference design for Bluetooth headsets cuts costs by 20%
CSR plc announced the availability of a new reference design for Bluetooth stereo headphones that offers the lowest ever total bill of materials cost for this type of product.
1998-12-01 Raising the PC audio performance bar
A plethora of audio programming interfaces and decompression technologies have made designing PC audio systems a daunting task. Careful IC and board-level design, based on the ACU97 specifications can help improve device performance.
2005-05-10 Qualcomm rolls 4G vocoder
Qualcomm announced its Fourth-Generation Vocoder (4GV), a core voice codec suite that offers cdma2000 1X and 1xEV-DO operators the flexibility to make network adjustments that prioritize voice quality and network capacity
2000-12-07 Providing a POTS phone in an ISDN or similar environment
This application note presents an auxiliary circuit for the connection of a POTS phone (or answering machine, fax, etc.) to a digital communication line, such as ISDN.
2005-01-11 Protocom overcomes portable constraints with hard-wired video SoC
Protocom Technology sprung a full-duplex, hard-wired SoC audio/video solution at the International Consumer Electronics Showcase in Las Vegas.
2014-01-08 Processor line geared for always-on mobile devices
The Audience eS700 Series is a family of always-on intelligent voice and audio solutions that claims to enable new levels of voice interaction with smart devices.
2010-04-16 Processor delivers multi-format HD video at 30fps
Texas Instruments Inc. has expanded its line of DM36x DaVinci generation portable encoding solutions to support full HD 1080p H.264 encoding with the new TMS320DM368 video processor.
2008-10-16 Power struggles: slashing power use in mobile audio
Portable media players and multimedia handsets are becoming more capable, in terms of their range and complexity of the functions provided to the consumers.
2003-09-05 Portable, multimedia systems face bright future in China
Wireless communication, HDTV and lithography are the technologies that will have the biggest impact on China's electronics industry over the next 3 years.
2006-01-16 Plotting the future of mobile digital video recorder
Portable media players need sufficient headroom to accommodate different codecs in the growing multimedia content market.
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