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The Xtensa HiFi 2 audio engine is a new an addon package for Tensilica's proven Xtensa LX processor, optimised specifically for today's consumer audio functions.
The Xtensa HiFi 2 audio engine is a new an addon package for Tensilica's proven Xtensa LX processor, optimised specifically for today's consumer audio functions Tensilica has also announced a comprehensive set of software encoders and decoders for all popular audio standards, including Dolby Digital AC-3, microQ from QSound Labs, MP3, MPEG-2/4 AAC LC and aacPlus, WMA (Windows Media Audio) and AMR (adaptive multirate speech)
As a low-power turnkey solution, the Xtensa HiFi audio engine enables system-on-chip (SoC) designers to quickly design audio-enabled devices such as cellular phones, portable music players, DVD drives, and set-top boxes.
"By the end of 2005, our customers will have shipped tens of millions of units that include our first-generation Xtensa HiFi audio engine", said Chris Rowen, President and CEO of Tensilica.
"This new generation product supports additional audio standards and is based on our leading-edge Xtensa LX processor, so it's faster, lower power, smaller and more flexible".