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codec

A device that uses hardware and/or software to translate analogue transmissions into digital transmissions and compressed data from 10- to 100-fold. Codecs were used to transmit information in telemedicine, but are now of historic interest.

codec

Coder/decoder Telemedicine A device that uses hardware and/or software to translate analog transmissions into digital transmissions and compresses data from 10- to 100-fold; codecs are used to transmit information in telemedicine. See Asynchronous transfer mode switching, T-1, Telemedicine.
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Some of the major players in the audio codec market are Cirrus Logic, Inc.
The new IDT audio codecs are available in a 5x5 mm 40 QFN package and a 7x7mm 48 QFP package.
In preparation for the biggest operating system release in years, SRS Labs has been working closely with the world's leading PC audio codec providers.
Providing up to one watt-per-channel of highly efficient Class D amplification to external speakers, or enough power to drive 44 milliwatts per channel into stereo headphones, this portable audio codec also offers the flexibility to run its core from a single power supply and directly connect the Class-D amplifier to the battery supply for a more efficient operation.
The CS42L52 builds upon the innovative design techniques of Cirrus Logic's recently introduced low-power audio codecs by creating its own on-chip negative power supply voltage.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-1 June 2006-SigmaTel unveils new range of 8-channel audio codecs for consumer audio applications(C)1994-2006 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
A new range of 8-channel theatre quality audio codecs has been unveiled by SigmaTel Inc (Nasdaq:SGTL), a mixed-signal multimedia semiconductor company.
The STAC9480/9481 audio codecs offer high-performance, with DAC SNR up to 110dB and features SPDIF transceiver functions, digital interface connectivity and flexible data switching for optimal audio fidelity.
Virage Logic Corporation (NASDAQ:VIRL), the semiconductor industry's trusted IP partner, today announced an expanded suite of certified, fully-optimized audio codecs that provide users with a robust and complete solution for a broad range of System-on-Chip (SoC) audio applications.
Already the industry's second most widely used processor architecture, Virage Logic is underscoring its investment in the ARC processor brand with an expanded suite of certified, fully optimized audio codecs," said Dr.