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CEVA Software / Algorithm Partner

microQ™ MIDI synthesizer


QSound Labs, Inc. was founded in 1988, and has become a prominent supplier of 3D audio solutions for the Internet, PC/Multimedia, Consumer Electronics and Healthcare marketplaces. By focusing on the human perception of sound location as presented through stereo speakers, QSound delivers a technological coup - the world's most natural sounding, effective and efficient positional 3D audio algorithms for stereo speakers.

CEVA DSP Cores Supported

  • CEVA-TeakLite

Partnering in Market Solutions

  • Wireless handsets
  • Portable Multimedia
  • Home Entertainment

Product Offering

qsound_mQflowQsound and CEVA are partnering on Qsound’s microQ™ MIDI engine synthesizer for polyphonic ringtones for the mobile handset market. It is a compact, hardware-independent and highly efficient software audio engine providing functions such as polyphonic ringtones, video game sounds, music playback, digital effects and recording for portable applications including Internet appliances, and hand-held and mobile devices. A low-cost and flexible option for consumer electronics and mobile device manufacturers, microQ is inherently modular, scalable and portable. Its core components include a digital audio playback engine, a wavetable synthesis engine with a scalable sample set, and a multi-channel stereo mixer. Additionally, microQ offers a wide range of processes to control frequency response, dynamics and spatial enhancements, as well as full 3D positional audio.