Infineon Technologies AG
XMOS powers growth in voice with $15M funding round; Infineon Technologies AG stake strengthens strategic partnership
Bristol, 18th August 2017 – XMOS Ltd. (www.xmos.com), a leader in voice capture solutions for the consumer electronics market, has today announced its $15M Series-E funding round. The round was led by Infineon Technologies with additional funding from existing investors Amadeus Capital Partners, Draper Esprit, Foundation Capital and Robert Bosch Venture Capital.
Exclusive Bloomberg interview with Infineon and XMOS: Funding Boost for UK Chip Firm Aiming at Amazon, Apple Voice-Control Market
Infineon Technologies AG bought a stake in U.K. audio specialist Xmos Ltd. as the German chipmaker seeks to gain from rapidly growing demand for voice-controlled devices like Amazon.com Inc.’s Echo assistant and the Google Home speaker.
Infineon strengthens its expertise in voice-controlled human machine interface with strategic investment in XMOS
Munich, Germany and Bristol, United Kingdom – 7 September 2017 – Cars, homes, industrial plants and consumer devices are rapidly becoming connected to the Internet: 3 years from now, 30 billion devices will belong to the Internet of Things (IoT). While today the interaction between humans and machines is mostly done by touch, the next evolutionary step of IoT will lead to the omni-presence of high-performance voice control.
Sensor fusion: radar and MEMS microphones with audio processor for unmatched voice-recognition
Munich, Germany – February 28, 2017 – Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) and XMOS Ltd. partner to deliver a new building block for voice recognition. It features a combination of radar and silicon microphone sensors from Infineon and audio processor from XMOS. The devices provide far field voice capture by audio beamforming combined with radar target presence detection.