Audio IP fits easily into embedded designs
Designware 96 dB Hi-Fi Audio IP
Synopsys has brought out the Designware 96 dB Hi-Fi Audio IP in the SMIC 65nm process.
The Designware Audio IP solution offers features for audio record and playback channels.
The record channel includes features such as analogue-to-digital converters (ADCs), volume control, channel filters, microphone biasing and microphone amplifiers.
The playback channel includes elements such as: digital-to-analogue converters (DACs); channel filters; mixers; volume control; and line, headset and loud-speaker drivers.
These features enable designers to deliver the best audio capabilities for cost- and power-sensitive consumer-electronic applications.
Because the audio codec solutions deliver high-performance margins and are robust in a noisy SoC environment, they simplify the integration of audio IP into embedded designs.
The Designware Audio IP solutions are available in leading foundries and advanced technology processes from 180 to 65nm.
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