KT chooses Conexant's Far-Field Voice Input Processor

Conexant Systems, Inc., a provider of audio and voice technology solutions said that KT, a Korean telecom corporation, is utilizing its AudioSmart CX20921 Far-Field Voice Input Processor to help the new GiGA Genie voice-controlled virtual assistant media hub to hear users´ requests accurately from a considerable distance away from the device, as well as in environments with ambient noise.

Conexant´s AudioSmart Far-Field Voice Input Processor offers advanced voice processing techniques that filter out ambient noise, which provides KT´s artificial intelligence service with more intelligible speech requests. This processed speech boosts KT´s AI service´s speech recognition and natural language interpretation accuracy, as well as provides improved voice intelligibility for users during video conference calls.

Conexant AudioSmart technology was developed to revolutionize how CE manufacturers design voice-enabled products, allowing them to quickly bring to market new applications that boast exceptional voice interface performance and far-field capabilities.

Conexant Systems, Inc. is the CE industry´s go-to source for hardware and software solutions that offer unrivaled performance for audio and voice applications. The company combines its significant IP portfolio in DSP, analog and mixed signal technology with embedded software to enrich and expand audio and voice capabilities of products across nearly every vertical of the CE space. Founded in 1999, Conexant is a privately-held fabless semiconductor and audio technology engineering company headquartered in Irvine, California with offices and design centers worldwide.