Our Story

Our relationship and reliance on technology is changing rapidly. In this increasingly complex, connected world, we want a more seamless connection with the technology around us. We want technology that can talk, empathise, relate and react – an interface between human and machine that feels … human. One that comes with no instructions needed, delivered through artificial intelligence and connectivity.

XMOS is at the forefront of the far-field voice interface market, with the most qualified, most comprehensive range. Adopted by leading brands, our high-performance, easily integrated solutions are transforming consumers’ interactions with everyday devices.

With more than 78 hardware and algorithm patents, XMOS silicon and software solutions deliver best in class voice capture for the smart environment.

We are headquartered in the UK, with offices across Asia and the United States.

Our vision

Creating a world of possibilities by bringing technology closer to each and every one of us.

Our values

Commitment

We are dedicated to our people, our partners, our clients and success.

Creativity

We strive to seek new ideas; we push boundaries and never settle until expectations have been met or surpassed.

Accountability

We take responsibility for our actions; we are accountable to ourselves and each other.

Our clients and partners

Work at XMOS

Our people fuel our innovations and design our client solutions.
We’re always looking for bright sparks to join our team.

Our milestones

2019

Market disruptor


Launched high performance 2-mic solution for the smart environment, for less than a dollar

2019
2017

We acquire Setem


We expand our foothold in the US and advance XMOS’ voice processing algorithms.

2017
2017

We gain Amazon qualification


XMOS secures a world first with Amazon Alexa Voice Service qualification for a far-field voice interface with a linear mic-array.

2017
2016

We spin off Graphcore


Graphcore is formed as a separate company – a major success story seeded out of XMOS.

2016
2014

We bring voice to life


We collaborate with a client to adapt the XMOS array microphone to a voice application.

2014
2010

We reach new markets


We extend our footprint and now dominate the multi-channel audio market.

2010
2009

We win an early lead


Apple drop firewire and XMOS emerges to dominate the worldwide USB audio market.

2009
2008

We ship our first chip


The first XMOS xCORE multi-core chip leaves the building. And the market’s interested.

2008
2005

We start-up


XMOS forms as a spin-out from the University of Bristol and secures Series A funding in 2007

2005

Our leadership team

Our leaders share a common vision of making our interactions with technology more natural, intuitive and engaging.

Investors

We’re backed by some of the best names in high tech venture capital.

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