TITLE

Wolfson Acquires Sonaptic Limited

PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Portable Design;Aug2007, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the acquisition of the advanced micro-acoustic technology provider Sonaptic Ltd. by Wolfson Microelectronics Inc. for an initial consideration of $24.8 million in the U.S. The acquisition will expand Wolfson's mixed-signal audio leadership with the acquisition of Sonaptic which enables new user experiences for consumer electronic devices. The acquisition also will enable Wolfson to combine mixed-signal design and acoustic skills to provide active noise termination, sound enhancement, three-dimensional (3D) sound and acoustic echo cancellation.
ACCESSION #
26609218

 

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