Kurt Busch

Kurt Busch

Irvine-based Syntiant Corp. said today it has shipped more than 15 million NDP chip units for voice-activated functions in electronic devices.

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The company also said it has entered into an agreement with Renesas Electronics Corp. (TSE: 6723) of Japan to develop advanced vision and voice technologies for use in such areas as self-checkout machines, security cameras, and video conference systems as well as smart appliances such as robotic cleaning devices.


“Voice-based user interfaces will make it possible for customers to deliver new user experiences that bring the next generation of innovative ideas from concept to reality,” said Syntiant CEO Kurt Busch. “Our collaboration with Renesas delivers a powerful, low-power voice and image solution that is certain to accelerate traction among a global customer base in a variety of devices and use cases.”