QuickLogic’s EOS S3 multi-core voice enabled System on a Chip (SoC) is a major component in Cleer’s EDGE Voice wireless headphone product, a 2018 CES Innovation Awards honoree. The EDGE Voice headphone enables users to connect to Amazon's Alexa voice services via Bluetooth technology to make calls, stream audio, order products, or check schedules and set reminders. As a bonus feature, it also integrates heart-rate monitoring.
Adding voice control capability has become a significant trend for consumer electronics over the last year. For this product, QuickLogic's EOS S3 Sensor Processing Platform was chosen specifically to provide always-on trigger word recognition and voice control. These features are enabled by the hardware integration of the Sensory, Inc. Low Power Sound Detection (LPSD) technology in the EOS S3 SoC. Because the QuickLogic solution is hardware-based, it can provide always-on voice recognition and control at substantially lower levels of power consumption than MCU-based devices. Cleer also selected the EOS S3 because of the company's reputation of providing excellent technical support.
The EOS S3 Sensor Processing Platform from QuickLogic and the EDGE Voice headphones were both on display at the 2018 CES Show in Las Vegas. EOS S3 is available now, and the EDGE Voice headphones will be shipping in 2nd half of 2018. If you thirst for more enlightenment, visit the QuickLogic EOS S3 data page and the Cleer EDGE info page.