Digi-Key Electronics, the global, full-service electronic components distributor, has been named by voice technology provider ArkX Laboratories as an authorized distributor of its EveryWord™ Ultra Far-Field Voice Capture products. EveryWord’s advanced audio and voice technology enables enhanced human-to-human speech recognition and superior performance for Fortune 1000 companies, OEMs, and start-ups who want to bring their voice-enabled smart products and devices to market. ArkX solutions are production-ready and pre-qualified by Amazon Voice Service (AVS) to mitigate risks reduce development costs and accelerate time-to-market.
Michael Lang, EVP of ArkX Labs, said, “Digi-Key is an ideal partner for our overall distribution strategy to drive growth as we expand our product offerings throughout 2021 and beyond. They offer OEM engineers and developers a reliable resource to access our advanced voice capture solutions and provide first-class customer service.”
Digi-Key e-commerce center will now showcase both the EveryWord far-field Audio Front End (AFE) Voice Module and the integrated Development Kit, featuring Cirrus Logic’s SoundClear© and FlexArray™ technologies. The high-performance voice capture technology outperforms other existing far-field solutions and delivers a far superior voice experience to consumers by capturing voice commands from three times (3X) the standard distance, around corners, in noisy and reflective environments, and without lowering playback volume. Additionally, EveryWord technology provides the unique ability to identify and suppress speech from TV or other single-point noise sources.
In addition to Alexa, EveryWord is compatible with other platforms such as Google, Siri, Cortana, AliGenie, Baidu/Kitt.ai, Tencent, and Sensory. EveryWord voice solutions can be customized for a company’s eco-system and applied to a wide range of products, including smart speakers, soundbars, televisions, appliances, voice controllers, and IoT products.
“We are excited to feature the EveryWord voice capture product portfolio from ArkX Labs to Digi-Key’s customers around the globe,” said David Sandys, Director of Technical Marketing at Digi-Key. “From ideation through design and prototyping to production, ArkX’s advanced far-field products enable engineers and developers to bring a powerful voice experience to their products.”
To learn more about ArkX Laboratories and the EveryWord portfolio, visit www.arkxlabs.com.
About ArkX Laboratories
ArkX Laboratories, a joint venture between product development pioneer, Surfaceink and consumer electronics manufacturer Ark Electronics USA, brings an exceptional voice experience to the marketplace. Our next generation of advanced, high-performance far-field voice capture solutions, featuring Cirrus Logic and NXP technology, are Amazon AVS pre-qualified and production-ready. ArkX helps Fortune 1000, OEMs, and start-ups mitigate risks and accelerate time-to-market for their voice-enabled smart products and devices, by reducing development time and costs. For more information, please visit www.arkxlabs.com.
About Digi-Key Electronics
Digi-Key Electronics, headquartered in Thief River Falls, Minn., USA, is an authorized global, full-service distributor of electronic components, and provides access to unlimited adjacent products and technologies through their online Marketplace. They offer more than 11.5 million components, with more than 2.6 million in stock and available for immediate shipment, from over 1,500 quality name-brand manufacturers. Marketplace Product also provides a singular shopping experience for all things related to technology innovation — IoT, industrial automation, test, and measurement, and more.