Synaptics introduces AI SoC optimised for advanced enterprise UCC products

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Synaptics is making available the DVF120, a power-efficient system on chip (SoC) that integrates all the major features required for advanced UCC terminals.

The DVF120 includes AI-based audio/voice processing, a field-hardened Linux and Android SDK, enterprise-grade security, and a low-power mode. Native support of popular collaboration platforms such as Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and Cisco WebEx will significantly enhance productivity in the digital workspace.

Embedded AI processing is critical for collaboration platforms and the DVF120, with a strong GPU and out-of-the-box AI models, enables background noise reduction and acoustic echo cancellation (AEC), both of which will considerably improve the end user’s communication experience.

The DVF120 supports Synaptics’ AI framework, allowing product developers to develop and deploy unique applications such as voice authentication and auto generation of meeting summaries.

The advanced graphics, dual-display capability, gigabit networking, and IEEE 1588 support, coupled with a high-performance quad-core CPU, enable the DVF120 to natively support the world’s leading collaboration platforms.

“As the UCC SoC market leader with over a decade of expertise, Synaptics is uniquely positioned to enable the next generation of AI-enabled collaborative user experiences,” said Mehul Mehta, Sr. Director of Product Marketing at Synaptics. “By offering a unified SDK and best-in-class compute engines, video interfaces, wireless connectivity, and audio codecs, Synaptics delivers a complete system solution. This reduces time-to-market and development costs for a wide variety of adjacent multimedia systems such as control & automation devices and wireless speakers.”

According to Omdia, the global unified communications market was valued at $49 billion in 2022 and is forecast to reach $59 billion by 2027, a CAGR of 4%.

Notably, the adoption of AI is growing exponentially. In collaborative meeting services, AI-enabled use cases will bring vendors and service providers revenue of $830 million by 2027, a five-year CAGR of 23%. The plug-and-play UCC terminal market is experiencing this surge in response to the increasing adoption of hybrid work models and the growing demand for enhanced employee experiences in shared workspaces.

“Enterprises must offer seamless and intuitive experiences to support their dispersed workforce and drive organizational productivity,” said Prachi Nema, Principal Analyst, Digital Workplace, at Omdia. “Given the growing demand for heterogeneous UCC platforms and terminals, easily extendable SoCs - with more integrated features at a lower cost - have become vital to meeting customer expectations.”

The DVF120 SoC is sampling now and mass production is scheduled for Q1 2024.