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AONDevices Introduces Breakthrough Tremendous Low-Energy, Low-Latency, Customizable Edge AI Speech Enhancement

AONDevices Introduces Breakthrough Tremendous Low-Energy, Low-Latency, Customizable Edge AI Speech Enhancement

Posted Date: 2023-06-09

IRVINE, Calif., June 07, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AONDevices, a supplier of tremendous low-power, high-performance on-device AI processors and full stack options, in the present day introduced the launch of its groundbreaking AONDenoise™ – a compact, environment friendly edge AI denoising expertise. Designed for purposes that require minimal energy and latency, AONDenoise is without doubt one of the smallest denoising algorithms obtainable, making it a really perfect AI speech enhancement to be used in listening to aids, wi-fi earbuds, smartphones, and wearables.

Historically, AI speech enhancement is carried out utilizing arrays of a number of microphones, beamforming and huge Digital Sign Processing (DSP) algorithms. This methodology, at the moment carried out in in the present day’s smartphones and different units, requires enormous quantities of reminiscence and energy, which is expensive. By means of its state-of-the-art, AI-based denoiser, AONDevices is addressing these issues – and main the way in which ahead into a brand new period of edge AI.

Identified for its innovation in tremendous low-power edge AI human-machine interfaces, AONDevices is increasing its focus to incorporate improvements in human-human interfaces. With simply 50K parameters, the AONDenoise resolution is without doubt one of the most compact denoising algorithms in the marketplace. It's a number of orders of magnitude smaller than conventional DSP noise discount strategies and not less than an order of magnitude smaller than present AI-based denoisers. The AONDenoise resolution addresses the necessity for customizable noise cancellation in ultra-low energy, real-time processing units, comparable to chips used for listening to aids. The algorithm can goal a variety of noises, comparable to chatter in a crowded restaurant, wind noise, canines barking, infants crying, or keyboards clicking.

The AONDenoise resolution has the potential to revolutionize numerous purposes, together with:

Leveraging AI and deep studying neural networks, the AONDenoise resolution can distinguish human speech from background noise. To maximise the effectivity of this neural community, AONDevices has developed a devoted software program software suite. This permits each in-house and buyer growth to customise and prepare the system to deal with particular noise environments or a broader vary of noises.

AONDevices’ new Technical Director, Dr. Youhong Lu, commented that AONDenoise is poised to considerably improve the subsequent technology of wearable and cell units. “AONDenoise is a very outstanding accomplishment in AI speech enhancement,” stated Dr. Lu. “A small but extremely efficient algorithm that works with only a single microphone will positively influence many lives. I've been extremely impressed by AONDevices’ achievements and am excited for the upcoming expertise revolution by which AI delivers higher person experiences.” Dr. Lu just lately joined the corporate after having beforehand served in high-level audio engineering roles for business leaders together with Conexant, Goodix, Plantronics, Verizon, and Microsoft.

The AONDenoise resolution is now obtainable for integration into third-party processors. For purchasers looking for devoted {hardware} options, AONDevices is making ready to launch the denoiser {hardware} IP and the related next-generation chip – the AON2100™ – within the coming months. For extra info, contact [email protected].

About AONDevices
AONDevices is a fabless semiconductor firm specializing in application-specific edge AI processors with excessive accuracy at ultra-low energy. The corporate is headquartered in Irvine, California. For extra info, go to or join with the corporate on LinkedIn.