MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 19, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Audience, Inc.
(Nasdaq:ADNC), the leading provider of intelligent voice and audio
solutions that improve voice quality and the user experience in mobile
devices, today announced that it has appointed Eitan Medina as its new
Vice President of Engineering.
In this role, Mr. Medina assumes overall responsibility for engineering
and product development at Audience. He will oversee the realization of
the company's revolutionary technology within world class products, and
will be responsible for the optimal allocation of technology and
engineering resources to meet customer requirements and hit market
"The mobile device is central to today's connected and social world,
and voice is becoming our most powerful means of interface and
interaction with these devices," said Peter Santos, president and chief
executive officer, Audience. "Driving our technology roadmap and
product execution to respond to these market demands is critical to our
success - Eitan's strong track record in defining and delivering to
market cutting-edge technologies will be a key asset for Audience. I am
delighted to welcome him to the executive team."
Mr. Medina joins Audience from Cavium Networks where he was vice
president of engineering. Prior to this, he spent 10 years at Marvell
Technology Group, most recently as vice president of cellular
engineering, where he led the design and development of the company's
2G/3G/4G UMTS modem and communications processors. In this role, he
worked hand in hand with the world's leading smartphone manufacturers,
and helped achieve revenue growth for the product line that enabled it
to become the company's primary mobile business. Prior to Marvell, he
held executive and senior level positions at Galileo Technology,
acquired by Marvell Semiconductor, and Digital Equipment Corporation.
For more information on earSmart(TM) Advanced Voice processors from
Audience, please go here.
Audience is the leading provider of intelligent voice and audio
solutions that improve voice quality and the user experience of mobile
devices. Its family of earSmart(TM) intelligent voice processors is
based on the processes of human hearing, to suppress background noise
and enhance mobile voice quality. Audience's technology substantially
improves the mobile voice experience, while also improving the
performance of speech-based services, and enhancing audio quality for
multimedia. Audience earSmart(TM) processors are featured in mobile
devices from leading providers in Asia-Pacific, Europe and the U.S. The
company is based in Mountain View, California. For more information,
CONTACT: Andrew Humber