SPIRIT signs Quanta and becomes the dominant voice engine player on the global mobile OEMs/ODMs market
VON Spring 2007, San Jose – March 19, 2007 – SPIRIT DSP, the world’s leading provider of embedded voice, video and audio software products, today announced that Quanta Computer Inc., a Global Fortune 500 company and the world’s leading mobile equipment OEM and design house, has chosen SPIRIT voice processing solution for its smart phones and PDAs.
Adding Quanta to other SPIRIT mobile voice customers including Compal Communications and HTC, makes SPIRIT the dominant provider of voice and video enhancement software for mobile OEMs/ODMs worldwide.
SPIRIT voice processing solution will be integrated into the Quanta smart phones, ensuring outstanding performance while saving power consumption. Under the framework agreement between the two companies, Quanta will use SPIRIT voice processing technologies in multiple devices.
“Just three SPIRIT mobile customers – Quanta, HTC and Compal, combined, own more than 55% of the global mobile OEMs/ODMs market share together, having shipped more than 83M smart-phone handsets in 2006. SPIRIT is constantly gearing up in this market,” stated Slava Borilin, VP Products at SPIRIT DSP. “The leading mobile operators like O2, T-Mobile, Orange, Vodafone and the biggest Asian mobile network operators now take advantage of real benefits of SPIRIT voice, video and audio engines shipping inside OEM products.”
“SPIRIT is a recognized leader in its field, with a strong quality assurance culture,” said Jason Lin, Corporate Deputy Spokesperson at Quanta Computer. “Quanta clearly understands what is required to meet the ever-increasing mobile operators’ expectations for voice and video, while focusing on quality and availability requirements. We are happy to be working with operators and rely on SPIRIT extensive support for our current and future mobile products.”
SPIRIT voice, audio and video engines enable high quality and low-power VoIP, audio and video over WiFi and 3G networks.
SPIRIT DSP (www.spiritDSP.com) is the world’s leading provider of carrier-grade voice & video software engines since 1996. SPIRIT communication software is used in over 80 countries and powers more than 100 million voice channels. SPIRIT counts among its direct customers Adobe, ARM, AT&T, Blizzard, BT, China Mobile, Cisco, Ericsson, HP, HTC, Huawei, Korea Telecom, Kyocera, LG, Microsoft, NEC, Oracle, Polycom, Radvision, Samsung, Siemens, Skype, Texas Instruments, Toshiba, ZTE, and 200+ other telcos, OEMs and software vendors. SPIRIT smart-phone OEM customers’ shipments jointly exceed 60% share of the global market.