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“Voicing” A Search For Content

I’m not sure about you, but one thing is certain. I hate to type words with my remote control on my television, taking what seems like hours searching for letters

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True Wireless Stereo Earbuds Get a Battery Boost

True Wireless Stereo Earbuds Get a Battery Boost

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True Wireless Earbuds Market, Why Every Audio & Voice Tech Company Is (or should be) Reading This

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Audio Stands Out At CES

Audio was one if the stand out topics at CES 2015, pretty much all of the main equipment sellers and many of the smaller start-ups attended to show off new

High Resolution Audio (HRA) is set to be a big deal at CES 2015

High Resolution Audio (HRA) is set to be a big deal at CES 2015 CES will even have a dedicated marketplace this year for HRA. Companies such as Pono Music

Broadcom Enter the Multi-Room Audio Space

Broadcom announced yesterday (12/4/14) a new dual-mode Wi-Fi audio SoC for multi-room audio. It enters a market that is growing rapidly but also already served by many competitors, however Broadcom are

Qualcomm Looks to Acquire CSR

Qualcomm continues it seemingly relentless charge to the top of the semiconductor vendor charts with another high profile acquisition.  It aims to acquire UK based CSR for $2.5 billion, the deal

Sensor Standards a Must, MIG and IEEE Team Up to Drive Standardization for Sensors

Standardization is usually one of the first steps taken when bringing a new technology to bare, look at Bluetooth or Wi-Fi as examples. It could be argued that standardization isn’t

Bluetooth SIG Europe Event, Amsterdam Round Up

I was lucky to be able to attend the Bluetooth SIG Europe event in Amsterdam this week (16/17th September 2014) and it was a pleasure to learn about all the

ZigBee Alliance New Remote Control 2.0 Standard Announced

On September 11th the ZigBee Alliance announced that it has ratified the updated ZigBee Remote Control 2.0 standard.  The new standard adds many new features such as Find my Remote, universal

TPMS Using Bluetooth Smart , About Time!

One of the latest hardware campaigns to hit Indiegogo is FOBO TIRE.  This is an after market TPMS (tyre pressure monitoring system) with a Bluetooth Smart connection so that you

Haptics and Bluetooth Merge in a New Dev Kit from TI

There have recently been many new interesting combinations of technologies coming to market through development kits (see this post) . TI have now released a dev kit that combines haptics and

Broadcom Releases Connectivity + Sensors Dev Kit

Broadcom recently released a dev kit that combines both Bluetooth Smart for connectivity and also 5 MEMS sensors, this seems to me to be a good implementation to bring together

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