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14th January 2014
Wolfson and ComHear partner for wearable consumer audio

Aiming to deliver rich and clear audio experiences for wearable consumer audio devices, Wolfson Microelectronics and ComHear announce a technology partnership. The first product released is a Wolfson reference design headset using ComHear’s EarPuff earbuds, integrating ComHear’s Kinetic Audio Processing (KAP) software onto Wolfson’s WM8280 Audio Hub solution with ambient noise cancellation (ANC).

26th November 2013
Making ‘always on’ ULP touchless gesture control a reality

Wolfson Microelectronics and Elliptic Labs jointly announce a partnership which will integrate Wolfson’s industry-leading Audio Digital Signal Processor platform with Elliptic Labs’ ultrasonic gesture control solution. Ideal for consumer electronics devices such as smartphones and tablets, as well as for in-car infotainment, this combined technology makes ‘always on’ ultrasonic, low power touchless gesture control a realit...

25th July 2013
Hands-free mobile and video calls with exceptional speaker quality

Wolfson Microelectronics introduce the latest software solutions in its Ez2 software feature collection, Ez2 grouptalk and Ez2 facetalk. These are designed to work alongside Wolfson’s existing hardware platforms, such as the WM5110 High Definition Audio Hub, to dramatically improve the speaker quality for hands-free mobile, VoIP and video calling on smartphones, tablets, personal computers and televisions, as well as the growing market for mobi...

25th July 2013
Achieve cinema-quality sound on the move with Wolfson's Ez2 software

Wolfson Microelectronics announce the latest software solution from its Ez2 software feature collection, Ez2 listen, which works alongside Wolfson’s existing hardware platforms, such as its High Definition Audio Hubs, to deliver rich, cinema-quality sound to mobile applications such as smartphones and tablets.

22nd July 2013
Sharp’s latest smartphones and tablets utilise Wolfson HD Audio Hub

Wolfson Microelectronics has today revealed that Sharp has adopted Wolfson’s WM5102 High Definition Audio Hub for its new range of AQUOS smartphone and tablet devices. The WM5102 enables exceptional audio quality in the AQUOS PHONE ZETA SH-06E and AQUOS PHONE si SH-07E, as well as the upcoming AQUOS PAD SH-08E tablet, all from NTT DOCOMO.

22nd July 2013
Wolfson Microelectronics Appoint Non-Executive Director

Wolfson Microelectronics announce the appointment of Charlotta Ginman to the Board of Wolfson as an independent non-executive director with effect from 1 July 2013. Ms. Ginman will serve as a member of the Audit Committee of Wolfson. Ms. Ginman, age 48, brings extensive international financial and operational management expertise to the Wolfson Board.

29th April 2013
Wolfson’s new Ez2 software solutions help deliver ‘always on’ hands-free voice control and outstanding voice call quality in mobile applications

Wolfson Microelectronics has introduced the first software solutions in its new Ez2 software feature collection, Ez2 control and Ez2 hear Rx ANC, which work alongside Wolfson’s existing hardware solutions, such as the WM5110 High Definition Audio System-on-a-Chip, to dramatically improve the user experience in mobile applications.

Mixed Signal/Analog
25th April 2013
Wolfson audio technology selected by Lenovo for flagship smartphone

Wolfson Microelectronics has today announced that its WM5102 High Definition Audio System-on-a-Chip, and its WM2000 earpiece driver with Wolfson’s class-leading ambient noise cancellation technology built-in, has been selected by Lenovo for its latest flagship smartphone, the IdeaPhone K900.

16th April 2013
Wolfson Microelectronics Established As Primary Audio Partner For Samsung GALAXY Range

Wolfson Microelectronics has announced the signing of a multi-year IP License and Component Supply Agreement with Samsung Electronics. This agreement establishes Wolfson as a primary Samsung audio partner, and as a result Wolfson expects to be a major audio component supplier for Samsung’s GALAXY range of smartphones and tablets including the GALAXY S4 in 2013.

Mixed Signal/Analog
16th April 2013
World's Lowest-Power Speech Recognition Solution For Mobile Devices

Wolfson Microelectronics and Sensory have announced the availability of Sensory's TrulyHandsfree Voice Control and audio detect front-end on Wolfson’s latest ultra-low power platforms for mobile phone audio channel processing. This combination of leading-edge embedded software and DSP technologies enables unprecedented performance for voice activation and hands-free operation of mobile devices.

Mixed Signal/Analog
18th October 2012
Wolfson's MEMS microphones deliver crystal-clear HD Audio to consumer electronics devices

Wolfson Microelectronics has today unveiled the WM7121 and WM7132, Wolfson’s first high performance top and bottom port silicon analogue micro-electro-mechanical systems microphones with matching frequency responses, designed to deliver outstanding audio quality to a wide range of consumer electronics applications.

24th September 2012
Wolfson’s ATLAS DSP software selected by Nokia for Reaction Bluetooth Headset

Wolfson Microelectronics has today that its digital signal processing software ATLAS has been selected by Nokia for its Reaction Bluetooth Headset. Developed by Wolfson's Dynamic Hearing division, ATLAS is specifically designed to optimise the audio performance of Bluetooth headsets.

8th December 2011
Wolfson releases PMIC specifically designed for Freescale’s latest application processor targeted at the tablet market

Wolfson Microelectronics plc has today announced the release of the WM8325-00C PMIC which is specifically targeted at supporting Freescale Semiconductor’s i.MX53 application processor family, targeted at the tablet PC market.

2nd November 2011
Wolfson leads the market with new HD Audio PC solution

Wolfson Microelectronics plc has announced the WM8861 and WM8862, two new high definition audio devices targeting PCs and laptops. These new devices offer up to 5x better audio quality than other solutions available in the market today, with a DAC signal-to-noise ratio of 105dB and true 2Vrms capless output capability. Used in conjunction with the advanced power management features of Wolfson’s Clarity Audio Studio PC software the WM8861 and W...

24th October 2011
New Wolfson all-digital audio solution brings high definition quality to multimedia devices

Wolfson Microelectronics plc has announced a new all-digital audio solution with the launch of the WM8996, its latest Audio Hub and the Class-D digital input speaker amplifier. This powerful combination, aimed at the smartphone and tablet PC market, provides designers with a digital audio subsystem that eliminates the loss of fidelity caused by routing analogue signals over longer distances.

22nd September 2011
Wolfson to acquire Dynamic Hearing

Wolfson Microelectronics plc announces that it has signed a binding agreement, subject to certain customary closing conditions, to acquire the entire issued share capital of Australian-based software solutions company, Dynamic Hearing PTY Ltd for a consideration of up to AUD 5.0m (USD 5.2m), payable in cash.

22nd September 2011
Wolfson technology selected by Armadeus Systems

Wolfson Microelectronics plc has announced that Armadeus Systems, which develops and produces low-cost embedded Linux systems, has selected Wolfson’s WM8311 integrated power management subsystem to support its latest processor board, the APF51.

25th July 2011
Wolfson claims world’s-first Audio System-on-a-Chip

Wolfson has announced the WM5100, said to be the world’s first Audio System-on-a-Chip (SoC), integrating a high performance, low power, multi-channel Audio Hub, with full transmit path (Tx) noise cancellation, receive path (Rx) noise cancellation and Wolfson’s class-leading myZone(tm) adaptive Ambient Noise Cancellation (ANC) technology in one device.

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22nd February 2011
Say yes to great audio with Wolfson

Wolfson Microelectronics - a passion for great audio...

6th January 2011
Wolfson enables HD Audio revolution in PC and laptop market

Wolfson today announced the release of its new HD Audio product line for PCs and laptops. Wolfson’s latest groundbreaking technology brings exceptional High Definition (HD) Audio performance to PCs and laptops, revolutionising a sector of the consumer electronics market where audio quality has often been overlooked.

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