IP and Software Speeds up TWS Earbud SoC Development

IP and Software Speeds up TWS Earbud SoC Development
by Tom Simon on 03-18-2021 at 10:00 am

CEVA Bluebud TWS Platform

The global market for earphones and headphones in 2020 is estimated to have been $34B and is expanding at a compound rate of over 20% per year. Of this almost 50% is said to be earphones which are shifting rapidly to True Wireless Stereo (TWS). We have seen the sales of TWS devices grow from 1M units is 2016 to 109M units in 2019, though … Read More


Delivering True Wireless Stereo (TWS) Experience

Delivering True Wireless Stereo (TWS) Experience
by Kalar Rajendiran on 03-16-2021 at 10:00 am

Cropped Picture Purchase Criteria when choosing wireless headphones or earbuds

A recent blog about the Hearables market covered how expansive and far reaching the product opportunities promise to be. Of course, consumer purchase criteria will drive the product realizations, adoptions and consequently the market success of each of these envisioned products.­ Whether it is the earbud product or one of those… Read More


Sensor Fusion Brings Earbuds into the Modern Age

Sensor Fusion Brings Earbuds into the Modern Age
by Tom Simon on 12-18-2020 at 6:00 am

CEVA Sensor Fusion

Ten years ago, earbuds might have seemed like a mundane product area with little room for exciting developments. Truly Wireless Stereo (TWS) has coincided with an avalanche of innovations that have moved earbuds from a simple transducer for creating sound into being a sophisticated device capable of accepting user commands … Read More


A Bundle of Goodies in Bluetooth 5.2, LE Audio

A Bundle of Goodies in Bluetooth 5.2, LE Audio
by Bernard Murphy on 01-15-2020 at 6:00 am

Bluetooth

You know that a technology is becoming a trend to watch when the Economist writes a piece on the topic. We know how big an investment goes into monetizing visual content for our phones, pads and TVs, through the likes of Warner Media, Disney and Netflix. Now there’s a big push into monetizing our ears, driven by Apple and others on the… Read More