Microchip’s IS2064 a fully-certified, Bluetooth® 5-compliant System-on-Chip (SoC) with Sony’s LDAC™ audio codec technology, extending availability of the high-resolution audio technology beyond audiophiles and into mass market Bluetooth wireless products. Considered the highest-quality audio codec available, Sony’s LDAC technology transmits up to 990 kbps data throughput, which is three times higher than the standard Bluetooth Sub-band Codec (SBC), and maintains frequency and bit depth of up to 96 kHz/24-bit. The IS2064GM-0L3 SoC is in the award-winning Mobius gaming headphones made by upscale headphone manufacturer Audeze.
The IS2064GM-0L3 SoC not only makes the LDAC codec available to the broader market of audio product vendors, it also allows customers to utilize Microchip’s outstanding global technical support and comprehensive development environment to assist customers with implementation and getting to market faster. The LDAC codec is also integrated into the Android 8.0 Oreo™ operating system Bluetooth stack, making the LDAC technology more widely available on the transmit side.