Knowles Blog

At Knowles, we are passionate about superior audio experiences and natural voice interactions. We developed this blog as a "sounding board" for topics and issues related to the technology, challenges and opportunities for audio and voice-enabled devices.



The Future Is Now: How Speech Recognition Came To Be, And How A Tiny Audio Edge Processor Plays A Critical Role 

June 18, 2019   -   Sam Toba, Knowles Intelligent Audio

Today, we will talk about what exactly a dedicated audio edge processor can do, focusing on voice as a user interface including voice wake which makes this an ideal power-efficient solution.  But before we dive into this topic, it helps to understand the history of speech recognition. 

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Dedicated Audio Processors at the Edge are the Future. Here are the Reasons Why. 

April 9, 2019   -   John Young, Knowles Intelligent Audio

In the evolution of computing, digital devices were initially powered by generic microcontrollers and microprocessors. As specialized applications became more complex, VLIW engines or DSPs rose in popularity. A similar progression also took place for video processing with specially-optimized video processors emerging to enable advanced functionalities for digital television, immersive gaming, 3D and VR. 

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