- Company announces general availability of RivieraWaves Bluetooth Low Energy and Dual Mode IPs with support for game-changing LE Audio
- CEVA uniquely positioned as one-stop-shop for low power connectivity, audio/voice and sensor fusion for the wireless audio market
Rilispedia.com – CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of wireless connectivity and smart sensing technologies, today announced that it has enhanced its offerings for developers of true wireless stereo (TWS) earbuds and other wireless audio devices with the general release of the RivieraWaves Bluetooth Low Energy and Dual Mode IPs with support for LE Audio.
LE Audio is the next generation of Bluetooth audio. It introduces new features that enhance audio quality and link robustness as well as enabling new audio sharing use cases. The audio quality improvements are courtesy of a new codec called LC3, or Low Complexity Communications Codec, which also enables lower power operation and so extending the battery life of TWS earbuds and other audio streaming devices. LC3 is already optimized for CEVA’s Audio DSPs.
“The Bluetooth community continues to drive the technology forward to meet evolving market needs and create new opportunities,” said Mark Powell, CEO of Bluetooth SIG. “LE Audio is a prime example. Not only will it enhance the performance of existing Bluetooth audio products, it introduces Audio Sharing, a new audio use case poised to transform the way we experience audio and connect with the world around us.”
LE Audio is one of the most important Bluetooth innovations in recent times, and CEVA’s unique portfolio of Bluetooth Dual Mode and Bluetooth Low Energy IPs, along with its DSPs, audio/voice software and sensor fusion technologies positions CEVA as the industry’s leading one-stop-shop provider for advanced wireless audio solutions.
“We congratulate the Bluetooth SIG on the introduction of LE Audio,” said Ange Aznar, Vice President and General Manager of the Wireless IoT Business Unit at CEVA. “We have a large customer base for both our Bluetooth Low Energy and Bluetooth Dual Mode IPs and we’re already seeing strong demand from customers for LE Audio to bring new wireless audio product offerings to the market.”