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Hear This: ‘Ear-Worn Computing’ Around the Corner

By Peter Cooney / September 23, 2022
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SAR had an opinion piece published in EE Times this week, full details here.   The article discusses the future of headphones, considering what is next on the horizon, what we and others in the industry are calling Headphone 3.0.  Essentially, we are expected next gen headphones to evolve evermore into ear-worn computers rather than audio […]

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GreenWaves’ GAP9 processor for hearables and smart sensors

By Peter Cooney / July 25, 2022
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GreenWaves’ ultra low power processor is gaining interest from the market especially in the smart portable audio devices such as TWS earbuds, etc.  GreenWaves is a fabless semiconductor company found in 2014 and their headquarter is located France.  GAP8 was GreenWaves’ first generation low power processor introduced in 2018. GAP9 is second generation processor after […]

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The domestic TWS chip maker Zhongke Lanxun goes public

By Peter Cooney / July 19, 2022
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Zhongke Lanxun (also known as Bluetrum) recently went to public after Actions Semiconductor. Zhongke Lanxan is a Shenzhen, China based fabless company focused on developing TWS earbuds SoCs.  Bluetrum’s TWS SoC chips can be found mostly on a mid-to-low tier TWS earbuds and one of their main business is white-label market.  Bluetrum’s chips can be […]

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