CEVA Inc Articles
Software package provides enhanced speech intelligibility
A new software suite of advanced voice input processing algorithms has been introduced by CEVA. ClearVox is aimed at enhancing speech intelligibility and voice clarity for voice-enabled devices and is licensed exclusively for the CEVA-TeakLite-4 and CEVA-X2 audio/voice DSPs. As voice becomes the primary user interface for cloud-based assistant services, a clean voice signal in any given environment is mandatory to ensure accuracy and intelli...
Bluetooth 5 LE IP certified with compliance tester
Licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, CEVA, has announced that it has completed qualification testing of its Bluetooth 5 Low Energy (LE) IP, including all the new optional Bluetooth 5 features using the recognised Ellisys Bluetooth Qualifier (EBQ) Compliance Tester.
Living on the edge with AI
As Richard Kingston, VP, Market Intelligence, CEVA explains, we have entered the fourth Industrial Revolution. And, like the three that went before it (mechanisation; mass production and electricity; computers and automation), Industry 4.0 is set to change the way we live.
Duo deliver 20 times more AI performance for edge devices
Licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, CEVA, and Broadmann17, a developer of patent-pending deep learning technology, have announced a partnership aimed at accelerating the deployment of deep learning computer vision in mainstream applications. Through the partnership, CEVA and Brodmann17 bring an order of magnitude increase in performance and power efficiency for deep learning in edge devices compared to the leading GPU...
Duo develop smart 3D camera solution
Licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, CEVA, has announced a partnership with LG Electronics to deliver a high-performance, low-cost smart 3D camera solution for consumer electronics and robotic applications. The 3D camera module incorporates a Rockchip RK1608 coprocessor with multiple CEVA-XM4 imaging and vision DSPs, which provide the processing power to perform a wide variety of 3D sensing applications.
Imaging and vision platform chosen for ADAS vision system
Licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, CEVA, has announced that Nextchip, a fabless company specialising in embedded vision applications for ADAS systems, has licensed the CEVA-XM4 imaging and vision platform for its APACHE4 vision-based pre-processor targeted at real time ADAS vision systems. Nextchip have incorporated CEVA’s programmable vision platform into the APACHE4 alongside its differentiated image processi...
On-device speech recognition software available for audio DSPs
Licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, CEVA, has announced that an optimised implementation of iFLYTEK’s speech-recognition software suite is available for CEVA’s audio/voice DSPs. The tightly-integrated solution is available for customers and is already in production for an ultra-low power voice processor targeting high volume consumer electronics.
Partnership raises performance level of smartphone cameras
Licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, CEVA, and ArcSoft have announced that the companies have collaborated to develop an optimised implementation of ArcSoft’s suite of image enhancement technologies for the CEVA family of imaging and vision DSPs. A solution based on this collaboration is already in design with smartphone manufacturer Vivo, and will be in the market shortly. Smartphone OEMs are continuously lookin...
360° panoramic camera solution to be developed
CEVA and Pisoftware Technology ('PiSoft'), has announced that PiSoft has developed a complete 360° panoramic camera solution for ODMs and OEMs.
IoT processor licensed for NB-IoT connected devices
Licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, CEVA, has announced that Sanechips Technology (previously named ZTE Microelectronics Technology) has licensed the CEVA-X1 IoT Processor for its Narrowband-Internet of Things (NB-IoT) product, the RoseFinch7100. Sanechips leveraged the CEVA-X1 to develop an area- and power-optimised NB-IoT solution that is capable of delivering on the promise of long-life, low-cost cellular conn...
Collaboration powers 360° video camera
Licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, CEVA, and Evomotion Technology have announced that the companies have collaborated to enable advanced imaging and computer vision features for Evomotion’s ROD-1/360°/720° dual-lens spherical camera. The ROD-1 is capable of taking 3k resolution 30fps videos and 4k resolution photos with panoramic stitching in real time, implemented on the CEVA-XM4 imaging and vision DSP...
Bluetooth low energy IP deployed in IoT product line
Licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, CEVA, has announced that Shanghai Frequen Microelectronics (Freqchip) has licensed and deployed CEVA’s RivieraWaves Bluetooth low energy technology in its new FR801x family of wireless integrated circuits (ICs). Building on Freqchip’s proven expertise in low power wireless IC design, the FR8010 is the first member of the FR801X family.
MWC 2017: NB-IoT solution unveiled for LTE IoT Devices
CEVA and Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI) introduced Dragonfly NB1 at Mobile World Congress. It is a comprehensive cost- and power-optimised NB-IoT solution aimed at streamlining the development of LTE IoT devices. Reference silicon of the complete modem design, including embedded CMOS RF transceiver, advanced digital front-end, physical layer software and third party protocol stack (MAC, RLC, PD...
Communication DSP provides cutting-edge performance
CEVA introduced the world’s most advanced communication DSP to meet the extreme performance requirements of multi-gigabit class modems. Capitalising on the company’s long-standing relationships with world-leading wireless vendors and its unique expertise in DSP architecture design, the CEVA-XC12 is purpose-built from the ground up to solve the most critical challenges of efficiently implementing 5G, gigabit LTE, MU-MIMO Wi-Fi and othe...
Waves Audio and CEVA partner for sound enhancement solutions
CEVA and Waves Audio announced that the companies have collaborated to address the substantial demand for far-field voice pickup and psychoacoustic sound enhancement solutions across the mobile, smart home and wireless audio markets. Integrating and optimising Waves Audio’s highly-acclaimed MaxxAudio and MaxxVoice technologies with CEVA’s industry-leading audio/voice DSP, the companies have created powerful, yet power-efficient s...
Shenzhen Institute license CEVA Audio/Voice DSP
Shenzhen Micro & Nano Institute (MNI) has licensed the CEVA audio/voice DSP for the development of a multi-mic voice processor targeting a range of intelligent hardware systems including robots, smart appliances and the smart home. “The IoT revolution continues to drive the use of voice and speech processing into new use cases and applications, where microphone array technology is key to deliver the optimal user experience,” ...
Partnership to create always-on vision sensor for IoT
CEVA, together with Himax Imaging and emza Visual Sense, announced that the companies have developed the industry’s first intelligent always-on visual sensor specifically designed to overcome the power and cost constraints of vision processing for IoT applications. The companies will showcase the WiseEye IoT sensor at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017, January 5-8, 2017 in Las Vegas.
CEVA and NextG-Com partner to offer LTE Cat-M1 and Cat-NB1 solutions
CEVA and NextG-Com Limited (NextG-Com) introduced two pre-integrated narrowband LTE solutions designed to simplify the development of Cat-M1 and Cat-NB1 (NB-IoT) modems for cost-sensitive IoT applications. The solutions incorporate the recently introduced CEVA-X1 single-core IoT processor together with NextG-Com’s ALPSLite-M Cat-M1 or ALPSLite-NB Cat-NB1 protocol stacks, in a highly compact and power-efficient manner.
Espressif licenses CEVA Bluetooth in ESP32 IoT chip
CEVA announced Espressif Systems, a leading fabless semiconductor company providing low power wireless solutions for the IoT applications has licensed and deployed the RivieraWaves Bluetooth dual mode technology in its new ESP32 chip. Espressif Systems, with headquarters in Shanghai, is focused on creating innovative, versatile solutions to enable low cost wireless connectivity in a wide range of products.
Processor IP core enables low data rate
A lightweight, multi-purpose, processor IP core to streamline the design of cellular-enabled low data rate industrial and consumer loT devices has been introduced by the licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, CEVA.