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Laurence Marchini

Laurence Marchini, Editor, writes:

We see from your search that you're looking for information on the term "WMA", and we have a large number of manufacturers' news releases and technical articles here on Electronicstalk which will be of interest. Let me be your guide.
Start with the news release Application processor boosts mobile multimedia from Vimicro International Corporation, which we summarised at the time by saying "Vinno-III-Win has a QVGA touch screen, a 3Mpixel camera, MPEG4/H.263 video, WMA and MP3 playback and recording, Bluetooth and an FM radio". Earlier in the week, we featured the news release IC boosts audio possibilities for mobile phones from austriamicrosystems: "An on-chip 512Kbyte buffer memory in the AS3532 music player IC allows single-chip support of all key audio formats, both compressed and lossless".
In January 2008, we covered the news from Horizon Semiconductors concerning its Hz2010 - take a look at Professional encoder spans broadcast markets which says: "Supports wide range of features and capabilities designed to meet the emerging requirements of the broadcast and professional encoding equipment markets".
Take a look also at the news release from Frontier Silicon, Multistandard receiver adds Sirius Internet radio, as well as SoC supports both HD-DVD and Blu-Ray codes from Horizon Semiconductors, and Middleware supports WMA 10 Professional M0 profile from Renesas Technology Europe.

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Optimised decoder cuts power budget for MP3 (May 2007)
Tensilica has produced an optimised version of the industry-standard MP3 decoder for its Xtensa HiFi 2 Audio Engine and Diamond Standard 330HiFi processor core

Design platform puts Wi-Fi/DAB/FM module to work (March 2007)
Low-cost Wi-Fi radio reference platform for 'four-in-one' module helps designers build portable and clock radio products incorporating Internet radio, DAB, FM and music streaming capabilities

Embedded multimedia firm wins Seal of Excellence (March 2007)
Seal of Excellence' award for significant achievements in providing embedded voice, video and audio software products to the global market

Chipset expands portfolio of TD-SCDMA technology (December 2006)
Second-generation chipset is designed for developers of advanced multimedia mobile handsets based on the 3G TD-SCDMA Low Chip Rate (LCR) air interface

Audio DSP takes on virtual CD changer (October 2006)
Texas Instruments and Mistral Software are introducing a virtual CD changer (VCDC) reference design built on TI's Aureus audio digital signal processors

Bluetooth IC cuts power for portable media player (October 2006)
Samsung's YP-T9B portable media player contains CSR's BlueCore technology for Bluetooth