LAS VEGAS, January 7, 2022 / PRNewswire / – CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of wireless connectivity and intelligent sensing technologies and integrated IP solutions, today announced that its RivieraWaves Bluetooth® Dual platform Mode 5.3 has obtained the Bluetooth SIG qualification, as well as its GAF (Generic Audio Framework) and LC3 Codec. As the first IP company to receive Bluetooth Dual Mode 5.3 qualification, CEVA brings the latest enhancements in Bluetooth and LE Audio connectivity to its vast customer base, which is said to have shipped 1 billion CEVA-powered Bluetooth devices in 2021.
Bluetooth Dual Mode 5.3 introduces a number of key improvements over its predecessor, including improved control over the size of the HCI encryption key to enhance security, LE channel classification to improve robustness against interference and range of other features to improve user experience and power consumption, especially for LE audio applications. For LE Audio, qualifying CEVA’s GAF and LC3 codec implementations further reduces development risk and accelerates time to market for semiconductors and OEMs targeting new audio use cases. wireless made possible by this exciting technology, including longer listening times, shared audio and better hearing.
Tal Shalev, Vice President and General Manager of Wireless IoT Business Unit at CEVA, said, “As the world’s leading provider of wireless connectivity IP, we are consistently the first IP provider to achieve the qualification of the Bluetooth SIG for the latest standard. proud to achieve this distinction for our RivieraWaves Bluetooth Dual Mode 5.3 platform, including our GAF and LC3 codecs, and to bring the exciting benefits of this latest standard to our customers.LE Audio is poised to revolutionize the market audio streaming with new use cases and enhancements that will dramatically improve usability and power consumption for billions of Bluetooth consumers in the years to come. “
CEVA’s RivieraWaves Bluetooth IP platforms offer complete solutions for Bluetooth LE and dual-mode Bluetooth connectivity. Each platform consists of a baseband hardware controller and a feature-rich software protocol stack. A flexible radio interface allows platforms to be deployed with RivieraWaves RF or RF IP from various partners, allowing optimal selection of foundry and process node. All the latest Bluetooth features are supported, including isochronous channels for LE Audio, GAF, Direction Finding (AoA / AoD), LE channel classification and other enhancements. With over 3 billion devices shipped to date and dozens of licensees, RivieraWaves Bluetooth IP is widely deployed in consumer and IoT devices with many of the world’s largest semiconductor manufacturers and manufacturers. world, including smartphones, tablets, wireless speakers, wireless headsets and headphones, hearing aids and other portable devices. For more information on RivieraWaves Bluetooth IP platforms, visit https://www.ceva-dsp.com/product/rivierawaves-bluetooth-platforms/.
About CEVA, Inc.
CEVA is the leading licensor of wireless connectivity and smart sensing technologies and integrated IP solutions for a smarter, safer and connected world. We provide digital signal processors, AI engines, wireless platforms, crypto cores and complementary software for sensor fusion, image enhancement, computer vision, capture voice and artificial intelligence. These technologies are offered in conjunction with our Intrinsix IP integration services, helping our customers manage their most complex and urgent integrated circuit design projects. Leveraging our technologies and chip design skills, many of the world’s largest semiconductor, system, and OEM manufacturers are creating energy-efficient, smart, secure and connected devices for a range of end markets, including mobile, consumer, automotive, robotics, industrial, aerospace & defense, and IoT markets.
Our DSP-based solutions include platforms for 5G baseband processing in mobile, IoT and infrastructure, advanced imaging and computer vision for any device compatible with cameras, audio / voice / speech and permanent ultra-low power / sensing applications for multiple IoT markets. For sensor fusion, our Hillcrest Laboratories Sensor Processing Technologies provide a wide range of Sensor Fusion and Inertial Measurement Unit (“IMU”) software solutions for the hearing aid, wearable, AR / VR, PC, robotics, remote control and IoT markets. For wireless IoT, our platforms for Bluetooth (low power and dual mode), Wi-Fi 4/5/6 / 6E (802.11n / ac / ax), Ultra-wideband (UWB) and NB-IoT are the most widely licensed connectivity platforms in the industry.
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