COMPUTEX -- TAIPEI, Taiwan, June 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Audience, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADNC)  today announced that it will collaborate with MediaTek Inc. to deliver the Audience® eS700 series smart audio codec products as a pre-configured option on the new MediaTek MT6592 Octal-core AP with MT6290 LTE baseband reference platform for smartphones. By working closely together the two companies are delivering best-in-class technology in a single reference design. This strategy should reduce both costs and time-to-market for OEMs looking to deliver new features based on the latest technology.
Audience and MediaTek Collaborate to Deliver Industry Leading Voice and Audio Solutions for Smartphone Platforms

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This reference platform will feature MediaTek's fully scalable eight-core performance with excellent performance per watt paired with the Audience codec's fully featured audio subsystem with industry leading signal to noise ratio performance and the Advanced Voice capabilities featured in all eS700 series products. The smart audio codec in the eS700 series products also includes all the ADCs and DACs necessary to satisfy all industry requirements for speaker, headphone and earpiece drivers as well as two line outputs.

Edgar Auslander, vice president of product management and marketing at Audience said: "We are pleased to work with an industry leader like MediaTek that delivers enhanced feature sets and excellent performance at very low power. Working with them is a strategic initiative to broaden the smartphone reach of our smart audio codecs into new designs with existing and future customers."

For more information on Audience's Advanced Voice and motion processors, please go here.

About Audience

Audience is the leader in advanced voice and audio processing for mobile devices. Its technologies, based in auditory neuroscience, improve the mobile voice experience, as well as enhance speech-based services and audio quality for multimedia. In early 2014, the Company announced its expansion into multisensory and motion processing. Through the combination of Advanced Voice and multisensory processing, Audience aims to transform the way consumers engage with devices by enabling seamless natural user experiences and context-aware services . The Company's products have been shipped in more than 400 million devices worldwide. For more information, see


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