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Cadence, QNX announce new Tensilica HiFi audio/voice DSP application

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) and Blackberry (NASDAQ: BBRY) (TSX:BB) subsidiary QNX Software Systems said they have announced that QNX has ported its QNX Acoustics for active noise control software to the Cadence Tensilica HiFi audio/voice digital signal processing core.

QNX Acoustics for ANC is a high-performance software solution for reducing unwanted engine noise inside passenger vehicles. Compact and efficient, it can run on a DSP core in the vehicle´s infotainment system or audio amplifier, eliminating the dedicated hardware of conventional ANC solutions. QNX Acoustics for ANC provides up to 20dB noise power reduction, depending on the transducer and vehicle seating configuration, and can be used with any of Cadence´s HiFi Audio/Voice DSP IP cores.

Cadence enables global electronic design innovation and plays an essential role in the creation of TODAY´s integrated circuits and electronics. Its website is at

QNX Software Systems Ltd. is a leading vendor of operating systems, automotive software, development tools, and professional services for connected embedded systems. Visit, follow @QNX_News on Twitter, and visit


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