Cadence Tensilica HiFi Audio DSP approved for Dolby MS12 multistream decoder

The Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) audio core for system-on-chip (SoC) designs has been approved for using the Dolby® MS12 Multistream Decoder, the company said.

The decoder is an all-in-one audio solution for TVs with universal decoding that supports Dolby Digital Plus™, Dolby®, Digita, HE-AAC decoding, Dolby Audio Processing (DAP) post-processing, system sound mixing and speaker tuning.

The Dolby MS12 Multistream Decoder is critical to next-generation designs because it enables viewers to receive content not only from traditional broadcast and operator sources, but also from the Internet and USB devices.

DAP brings years of audio research into a new post-processing solution with the audio optimizer, audio regulator and bass enhancer to get the best sound out of the TV. It includes features such as the volume leveler, dialog enhancer and virtual surround that provide a more immersive experience for the consumer.

The Cadence® Tensilica® Audio DSP supports more than 160 audio/voice software packages and more than 75 software partners in the Tensilica Xtensions™ partner program.

Cadence enables global electronic design innovation and plays an essential role in the creation of today´s integrated circuits and electronics. The company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with sales offices, design centers and research facilities around the world to serve the global electronics industry.