Alango Technologies to provide pre-integrated hands-free functionality for Freescale Semiconductor`s Vybrid™ automotive solutions
Tirat Carmel, Israel (June 20, 2012) – Alango Technologies, a leading developer and licensor of front-end voice enhancement technologies, today announced its cooperation with Freescale Semiconductor in which Freescale will pre-integrate Alango's leading software technologies into its advanced Vybrid automotive solution for car infotainment applications designed to bring connected radios, entry-level infotainment systems and reconfigurable instrument clusters to mainstream automobiles.
In-car audio systems are quickly evolving from basic radio and CD players to connected systems that provide communication, entertainment as well as information from a variety of sources. Consumers are growing to expect advanced features in their new vehicles, including high quality voice communication, voice command, smartphone integration and interactive, streaming audio.
In partnership with Alango Technologies, Cybercom, Altia and Sybase, Freescale offers automotive customers best-in-class user interfaces, reliable Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free functionality and high-quality voice communication.
Pre-integration of Alango's Voice Communication Package (VCP) and auxiliary tools into Freescale's leading-edge solution will help Freescale's customers to shorten the development time as well as to get immediate access to Alango advanced acoustic tuning tools. The Alango VCP includes acoustic echo cancellation, single- and dual-microphone noise reduction, automatic noise dependent speaker volume and frequency equalization and other valuable and technologies improving voice communication experience in mobile environment.
"Alango has a field-proven package of best-in-class, highly efficient, low footprint front-end voice-enhancement technologies," said Luke Smithwick, Freescale's driver information and infotainment operations manager. "Freescale customers will further benefit from Alango proprietary tools significantly reducing the cost and time of acoustic tuning and audio path problems identification."
"We are very pleased that Freescale has chosen our Voice Communication Package for pre-integration into its Vybrid platform," commented Alexander Goldin, CEO of Alango Technologies. "We'll be happy to provide our full support to Freescale and its customers to enable car infotainment products with premium voice communication quality."
Alango Technologies Ltd. is a leading developer and licensor of front-end DSP technologies for voice communication and mobile audio. Alango world-wide customers include companies of different scale covering a wide product range. Alango technologies can be found in in-car infotainment systems, after market hands-free car kits, navigation systems, mobile phones, Bluetooth headsets, audio conferencing systems, intercoms, assistive listening devices, security and military applications.