CEVA, Inc., the leading licensor of signal processing platforms and artificial intelligence processors for smarter, connected devices, has announced that ASR Microelectronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., has licensed multiple CEVA technologies for its upcoming system-on-chip (SoC) products for smartphones and narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) edge devices. ASR will incorporate a range of CEVA IP into its wireless products to power cellular, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity and enable emerging applications in computer vision, voice and audio.
Vincent Tai, CEO of ASR, commented: “CEVA provides a comprehensive portfolio of technologies for smart and connected devices, which perfectly meets our stringent requirements for cost-effective, low-power technologies. As a key IP partner to ASR, CEVA contributes significant value to our products, enabling us to offer best-in-class modem, connectivity, vision and sound specifications for the smartphone and IoT markets.”
Gideon Wertheizer, CEO of CEVA, commented: “We are delighted to announce that ASR chose to deploy multiple CEVA technologies in its SoCs. It is a testimony to our value proposition as a one-stop IP house for vision, voice, cellular and connectivity technologies. We look forward to a long and successful relationship with ASR as they address the burgeoning smartphone and IoT markets.”