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Media Alert: Cadence to Showcase Audio and Video IP at CES 2015

SAN JOSE, Calif., December 10, 2014—Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) today announced plans to showcase its intellectual property (IP), which is enabling the next-generation of consumer devices, at the Consumer Electronics Show (booth MP25677) from January 6-9, 2015 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

To book an appointment with Cadence engineers or management at CES, please contact Maria Foster at mfoster@cadence.com.


Cadence will host meetings with leading semiconductor and systems companies and showcase the following demonstrations of its Tensilica® audio and imaging DSPs and Cadence® MIPI design IP:

  • Home Theater in Your Pocket

This demo shows how an ordinary pair of headphones can be transformed into an impressive personal surround sound system. It is the lowest power implementation and runs on an Xtensa® processor with the HiFi Audio DSP.

  • Home Theatre-Inspired Sound Quality

This audio demo showcases immersive audio and clear movie dialog with small speakers and low-power amplifiers on most mobile devices, providing mobile users with home theatre-inspired sound quality. This low power implementation runs on an Xtensa processor with the HiFi Audio DSP.

  • Restoring Artistic Details in Digitally Compressed Music

This exhibit demonstrates the restoration of the artistic details lost in digitally compressed music automatically and in real time. It intelligently adjusts to every audio format to match source quality with the precise level of audio restoration necessary. This demonstration will be running on production silicon using our Xtensa processor with the HiFi Audio DSP.

  • Image/Video Processor and MIPI CSI, DSI Demo

The first part of this demo showcases face detection using an Xtensa processor with Cadence IVP image/video DSP extensions. The IVP instruction set architecture is optimized for embedded vision applications in mobile, automotive, security, and gaming platforms. The second part of the demo shows silicon-proven PHY and controller IP for MIPI camera and display interfaces.


The Consumer Electronics Show is January 6-9, 2015. The show is open from 9 am to 6 pm Tuesday through Thursday and 9 am to 4 pm on Friday.


Las Vegas Convention Center

South Hall, Ground Floor

Meeting room MP25677

About Cadence

Cadence enables global electronic design innovation and plays an essential role in the creation of today’s integrated circuits and electronics. Customers use Cadence software, hardware, IP, and services to design and verify advanced semiconductors, consumer electronics, networking and telecommunications equipment, and computer systems. The company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with sales offices, design centers, and research facilities around the world to serve the global electronics industry. More information about the company, its products, and services is available at http://www.cadence.com.

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