January 7, 2009 -- Tensilica, Inc. has it has ported the RealAudio 8, 9, and 10 decoders from digital entertainment services company RealNetworks, Inc. to the HiFi 2 Audio DSP, the industry’s leading licensable audio DSP. RealAudio utilizes advanced audio compression techniques to allow users to achieve high quality sound in a wide bandwidth range, and is the preferred media format for many users of cellular phones, portable media players, and mobile Internet devices.
With over 50 popular voice and audio decoders and encoders already ported to it, Tensilica’s HiFi 2 Audio Engine is the most popular processor core optimized specifically for audio, with design wins at 5 of the top 10 semiconductor companies. It has been designed into millions of cellular phones as well as consumer audio equipment.
"RealAudio content is widely available on the Internet and through music services such as Rhapsody. We added the RealAudio decoders to our software library to meet the demands of our customers serving the mobile and home entertainment markets," stated Larry Przywara, Tensilica’s Director of Mobile Multimedia.
The RealAudio decoder is available now.
Go to the Tensilica, Inc. website to find additional information.