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How can audio companies survive if consumers expect every speaker to be smart?

Smartspeakers such as the Amazon Echo and Google Home have caught on at a pace rarely seen in the history of tech. Sales of the Echo were seven times higher on Amazon’s 2017 Prime Day Sales than they were for the same event last year (1), and the company is expected to sell 10 million Echo products (including the Echo Dot and Echo Show) in 2017 (2). Not since the iPod has an audio product captured so much attention from average consumers.

September 13th, 2017 forum Comments

DSP Concepts’ Audio Industry Guru, Paul Beckmann to Present at Fall AES 2017 

If you’re attending AES New York 2017 on October 18 through 21, we invite you to hear DSP Concepts’ Chief Technology Officer and founder, Dr. Paul Beckmann explain and demonstrate some of the latest developments in voice recognition and audio digital signal processing. 

Don’t miss these compelling sessions and the opportunity to meet with Paul. Here’s a quick overview of what he will be discussing. 

August 25th, 2017 forum Comments

How Audio Can Add a “Second Sense” to Security Cameras

IP technology is radically expanding the home security business. In a report titled “360 View: Residential Security and Smart Home,” market research firm Parks Associates found that nearly 20 percent of U.S. broadband households plan to acquire a networked security camera in the next 12 months. That suggests annual sales of roughly 16.7 million IP-enabled security cameras. Clearly, consumers appreciate what IP brings to home security.

August 20th, 2016 forum Comments

Asynchronous Sample Rate Converter for the Cortex M3 and Cortex M4

The ARM Cortex M3 and Cortex M4 are new entrants to the audio design processing possibilities.  ARM contracted with DSP Concepts to provide DSP library for their Cortex-M family.  Because we specialize in audio DSP and have served the world’s most prestigious customers for over a decade, we understand what’s needed for audio product developers.   DSP Concepts now also offers a patent pending Asynchronous Sample Rate Converter (ASRC) for the M3 and M4.  Unlike other Asynchronous Sample Rate Converters which are one size fit all.  DSP Concepts’ Asynchronous Sample Rate Converter offers tunabl

February 27th, 2016 forum Comments

CES 2016 - DSP Concepts Audio Weaver to support Tensilica HiFi

Come see us at the Cadence Booth where we will be showing Audio Weaver support for Tensilica HiFi.  Cadence will be highlight

December 28th, 2015 forum Comments

Smart phone makers see the importance of quality sound to consumers

Samsung is placing emphasis on their sound and acting more like a HiFi product maker.  For years, smartphone makers don't understand the importance of tuning by golden ears.  Much of the sound have only be created by engineers by looking at SNR and chart graphs.  But the importance of psychoacoustics have often been ignored.  Until now...

November 28th, 2015 forum Comments

Audio Weaver Highligted in EE Journal

Byron Moyer wrote this fabulous article on creating microphone processing easily using Audio Weaver.  The complexity of systems using multiple mics require an easy way to tune and shorten the iteration cycle on microphone algorithms.  Unlike playback speaker algorithms, microphone algorithms are a lot harder due to the very several unpredictable conditions that a microphone is subjected to.

November 2nd, 2015 forum Comments

Audio Weaver: CAD for Audio

In this EE-Times article today, Audio Weaver was mentioned as the CAD for Audio.  Audio Weaver is the only graphical audio DSP design tool where each audio module has been carefully hand optimized for every supported target.  To date, Audio Weaver supports ADI's Sharc, Blackfin, TI C6xxx, ARM Cortex-A of all flavors, and ARM Cortex-M4 and Cortex-M7. 

October 30th, 2015 forum Comments

Come join us at AES 2015 in NYC

DSP Concepts’ Dr. Paul Beckmann to Present Sessions on Signal Processing for Loudspeakers and Microphones at the AES October 2015 Convention in New York City

Free development boards and software to be provided to attendees of the sessions


October 5th, 2015 forum Comments

The fight for automotive space

Crazy as that looks, audio really does play an important role in the experience of driving a car.  We are mentioned for this Design News Articles  to help audio design process for an amazingly low cost MCU capable of running an 8 channel system for automotive.

July 25th, 2015 forum Comments