Wireless home yields more apps
News & Analysis 11/30/1999 Post a comment
As wireless LAN speeds approach 11 Mbits/second-faster than the speed of traditional, wired Ethernet LANs-new markets will want to reap the benefits.
Delivering compressed multimedia
News & Analysis 11/24/1999 Post a comment
Given the long history of audio and video data transmission over various networking topologies, it would seem that these two technologies were made to go together.
MP3 decoding takes on handheld devices
News & Analysis 11/8/1999 Post a comment
All the publicity in the Internet digital audio market thus far has been centered on the single-purpose MP3 player. While this vertical market application is creating a loyal following and a flurry of new consumer products, some of the hardware designs may be too specific to a single function: MP3 playback.
Integer math: cuts cost, hardware
News & Analysis 11/3/1999 Post a comment
Spectral subtraction, perceptual linear prediction and parameter filtering are well-known speech-recognition algorithms, and all of them are developed using floating-point and many divides and conditional branches.