SoundClear® Hands-Free Solution Used in over 25 Million Products - Acoustic Technologies Helps Customers Deliver Highest Quality Bluetooth Hands-Free Products

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Acoustic Technologies, Inc., the leader in high quality full-duplex audio solutions for hands-free products, today announced its patented SoundClear solution has shipped in over 25 million products. From Bluetooth headsets to car radios to GPS navigation devices, SoundClear technology eliminates noise, cancels echo, and enhances sound providing clear and natural performance for the ultimate consumer experience. Motorola, Samsung, Jabra, TomTom, Siemens, Palm, Uniden, Thomson, Audiovox, Jensen, and Sanyo are a few of the leading consumer electronics companies that have chosen the SoundClear solution to deliver high quality audio for their hands-free products.

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This milestone is an endorsement of the solutions we provide and the high value we bring to our customers.

Acoustic Technologies brings together the superior SoundClear technology, real-time tuning and diagnostics with the RAPID™ tuning tool, and the unparalleled SoundAdvice™ audio consulting services to help customers achieve the highest quality hands-free performance. The combination of technology, tools, and service reduces development cost, risk, and time to market. The SoundClear solution enables remarkably clear voice quality in a wide range of operating environments.

"We are proud to have helped our customers bring so many high-quality hands-free products to market," said Bob Ackmann, CEO Acoustic Technologies, Inc. "This milestone is an endorsement of the solutions we provide and the high value we bring to our customers."

SoundClear technology is supported on processors from CSR, ARM, and Texas Instruments and is offered in single microphone and dual microphone configurations. The SoundClear performance advantage is achieved through a combination of several patented techniques including adaptive filtering, voice activity detection, double talk detection, enhanced nonlinear processing, and spectrally matched background insertion. Acoustic Technologies is dedicated to providing superior technology allowing customers to deliver best-in-class hands-free solutions.

Through its SoundAdvice consulting services, Acoustics' experienced software, hardware, and systems engineers utilize state-of-the-art audio equipment to assist customers in achieving optimal sound quality for their end products. SoundAdvice consulting includes test and measurement, electrical analysis, mechanical analysis and recommendations on transducers and plastics. Acoustic Technologies also offers RAPID, an easy-to-use real-time tuning tool that allows developers to monitor and modify programmable parameters in the SoundClear software via a simple graphical user interface. RAPID and SoundAdvice help get products to market quickly minimizing the support effort for each design and enabling the highest quality audio performance.


Acoustic Technologies creates high quality hands-free audio processing software for leading consumer electronics companies. The SoundClear brand of patented full-duplex communication, echo cancellation, and noise reduction solutions is enabling significant advancements in hands-free voice quality and is proven in over 25 million products around the globe. SoundClear provides natural bi-directional communication in Bluetooth headsets, car radios, GPS navigation devices and other hands-free products. Acoustic Technologies is headquartered in Mesa, Arizona. Visit for additional information.

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