July 24, 2017 3:23 PM ET

Semiconductors and Semiconductor Equipment

Company Overview of Conexant Systems Inc.

Company Overview

Conexant Systems Inc. operates as a fabless semiconductor company. It offers an IP portfolio in DSP, analog, and mixed signal technologies with embedded software to deliver silicon and software solutions for enhancing audio and imaging capabilities at home, work, and other areas. The company’s products also include AudioSmart solutions, such as hardware codecs suitable for use in tablets, PCs, and consumer audio applications; audio analog-digital converters for consumer products, such as video cameras, voice-interactive smart TVs, set-top-boxes, gaming consoles, voice conferencing systems, and in-vehicle entertainment systems; USB DSP codecs and audio products; voice input processor solution...

1901 Main Street

Suite 300

Irvine, CA 92614

United States

Founded in 1996

504 Employees

Phone:

949-483-5837

Fax:

866-436-4720

Key Executives for Conexant Systems Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 61
President
Vice President of Worldwide Operations
President of India Operations
Age: 55
Executive Director, Taxes
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Conexant Systems Inc. Key Developments

Conexant Systems Inc. Unveils New Line of AudioSmart USB-C Solutions

Conexant Systems Inc. has unveiled a new line of AudioSmart USB-C solutions. Conexant's powerful silicon and software solutions redefine the audio experience for a range of audio accessories including headsets, docking stations, smart home appliances, IoT solutions, automotive products, and more. Today, Conexant is showcasing its new CX20888-an Audio Stereo CODEC that is the first single-chip solution to allow USB-C-compliant active noise cancellation (ANC) and ambient noise inclusion in headsets. USB-C is revolutionizing the interface market, enabling higher data speeds, faster charging, increased device interoperability and more-all in a single cable. USB-C's arrival on the scene has already had an impact on audio accessories, such as headsets, enabling a better, more powerful connection-and removing the design limitations of the past. Conexant continues to break new ground in the audio accessories field and is enhancing its AudioSmart family of USB-C-compliant audio CODECs with innovative new features. The CX20888 is the only single-chip solution that includes ANC, ambient inclusion and a Wake-OnVoice trigger. This unique combination of features allows Conexant to offer the ultimate solution for USB-C headsets used in mobile, gaming and office environments. Conexant's ANC technology provides an impressive noise cancellation depth of up to 30dB with a range of up to 3.8kHz.

Qualcomm's Hexagon DSP Family Integrates Conexant's Audiosmart Software

Conexant Systems Inc. and Qualcomm Technologies Inc. have announced that Qualcomm Hexagon digital signal processor, or DSP, family integrates Conexant's AudioSmart software. Conexant's AudioSmart software enables highly accurate voice control in smart phones, smart home applications, wearables, robots, IoT devices, and more. Conexant software brings a superior audio experience to the end user, with excellent listening performance and voice quality in noisy, real-world conditions up to five meters away from the target device. The Hexagon DSP is a key component of Qualcomm Snapdragon processors, which deliver fast, reliable voice and data features and services to today's smartest devices.

Andrea Electronics Corporation Enters into Settlement Agreement with Conexant Systems, Inc

On February 16, 2016, Andrea Electronics Corporation (the Company) entered into a Settlement Agreement with Conexant Systems Inc. (Conexant). Under the Settlement Agreement the Company settled outstanding litigation between the Company and Conexant including Andrea Electronics Corporation v. Conexant Systems Inc. International Trade Commission case No. 337-TA-949. In addition, the Company and Conexant entered into a Patent License Agreement.

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