OREANDA-NEWS. February 24, 2016. Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) today announced that Spreadtrum licensed the Cadence® Tensilica® HiFi Audio/Voice digital signal processor (DSP).

The Tensilica HiFi DSP is production proven for ultra-low power audio and voice functions in mobile devices. It has a well-supported ecosystem with over 175 proven audio/voice software packages and over 80 partners. For more information on the Tensilica HiFi DSP family, visit www.cadence.com/news/HiFiDSP/Spreadtrum.

“Power consumption and battery life are key concerns as smartphones continue to play an increasingly essential role in consumers’ lives,” said Steven Yuan, SVP, Spreadtrum. “We are glad to have the opportunity to cooperate with Cadence on Tensilica HiFi Audio/Voice DSP. ”

“As a leading supplier of mobile chipset platforms for smartphones, Spreadtrum is focused on providing capabilities to enhance the user experience,” said Larry Przywara, group director of audio/voice IP marketing at Cadence. “Low power greatly impacts the user experience with mobile devices, and we are pleased they have selected Cadence as partner.”

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