HEAD acoustics launches modular multi-channel front end labCORE
labCORE is the modular multi-channel front end for precise and efficient voice and audio quality measurements
With the new modular multi-channel front end labCORE, HEAD acoustics introduces a powerful and versatile measurement instrument onto the market. Due to its modularity, its wide selection of digital and analog inputs and outputs as well as its programmable interfaces, labCORE is the all-in-one solution for voice and audio quality measurements. The front end is designed to be future-proof: on the basis of modular technology, new technologies can be added quickly and easily. Users can expand labCORE flexibly at any time by means of optional modules and thus tailor it exactly to their individual measuring tasks.
Numerous interfaces and versatile high-end modules
Currently common interfaces that are relevant for measurements of telecommunication devices as well as audio applications are integrated into labCORE. For example, a USB host interface, interfaces for I²S (Inter-IC Sound), AES/EBU, ADAT and SPDIF as well as a two-channel headphone connection (6.3 mm jack) are available by default. As optional modules, high quality two-channel analog inputs (coreIN-A2) and outputs (coreOUT-A2) are available from the outset, which can be switched to XLR/BNC. The THD+N value of these module inputs is -112 dB over wide frequency ranges and the S/N is better than -118 dB. In addition, sampling rates of up to 192 kHz are possible. Therefore, labCORE is ideally suited for high-end audio testing. Additional modules cover functions such as two-channel mouth amplifier (coreOUT-Amp2), binaural equalization (coreBEQ) and four microphone inputs (coreIN-Mic4). Different coreIP modules are available for users who conduct VoIP measurements and want to measure the voice quality of digital communication devices and transmission networks. Codecs such as EVS, AMR or OPUS as well as the Impairment function, which allows users to simulate different IP network failures directly at the signal source and apply them to the outgoing IP packets of the front end, are part of the optional IP modules. The IP functionalities are provided via the Ethernet interface (up to 1 Gbps) on the front of labCORE.
Transmission of up to 32 channels at 48 kHz simultaneously
labCORE enables users to simultaneously transfer up to 32 channels at 48 kHz or up to 8 channels at 192 kHz from PC to labCORE bidirectional. All configurations for the multi-channel front end can be set up quickly and easily in the upcoming version of ACQUA 4.0, the advanced communication quality analysis system. Thus, users are able to conduct fully automated measurements. On the front side of labCORE there is a 2.4" LCD display for status notification purposes. For mobile use, a HEADlab Power Box can be connected to the multi-channel front end as an external battery. labCORE does not require a fan and therefore operates completely silent.
“Customer demands for voice and audio quality are constantly increasing. Thus, the products - such as mobile phones, in-vehicle hands-free systems or IoT devices such as smart speakers - must be tested for the highest requirements. With labCORE, we provide our customers with an extremely powerful measurement instrument that offers completely new possibilities, not least thanks to its multi-channel capability. This enables users from a wide variety of application fields to test their products precisely and to further develop them in targeted manner," says Dr. Hans W. Gierlich, Managing Director of Telecom Division.
Check out our website for further information on our new multi-channel front end labCORE: http://www.head-acoustics.de/eng/telecom_labCORE.htm
About HEAD acoustics GmbH – Telecom Division:
HEAD acoustics was founded in 1986 and has been involved in noise and vibration, electroacoustic and voice quality testing since its inception. HEAD acoustics is based in Herzogenrath, Germany, with affiliates in China, France, Great Britain, Japan, South Korea and USA as well as a world-wide network of representatives. The Telecom Division of HEAD acoustics manufactures telecom test equipment and provides consulting services in the field of speech and audio quality. Moreover, HEAD acoustics closely co-operates with DECT Forum, ETSI, ITU-T, 3GPP, TIA, CTIA, GSMA and other standardization bodies with regard to the development of quality standards for voice transmission and speech communication. In many partnership projects, HEAD acoustics has proven its competence and capabilities in conducting tests and optimizing communication products with respect to speech and audio quality under end-to-end as well as mouth-to-ear scenarios.
HEAD acoustics GmbH
Phone: +49 (0) 2407 577 744
Fax: +49 (0) 2407 577 99
This release was published on openPR.
Permanent link to this press release:
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.
You can edit or delete your press release HEAD acoustics launches modular multi-channel front end labCORE here
News-ID: 928732 • Views: 549
More Releases from HEAD acoustics GmbH
HEAD acoustics launches new generation of artificial heads with advanced types o …
The new generation of artificial head measurement systems by HEAD acoustics offers a variety of new and unique features for telecommunication and audio testing. The basis is a modular concept allowing to exchange different types of artificial ears by the user himself. The new type of artificial ear which better reproduces the ear canal geometry and the human ear impedance is combined with a truly fullband artificial mouth. In addition,
Global Certification Forum: HEAD acoustics provides world´s first certified tes …
HEAD acoustics is the world´s first - and up to now the only - manufacturer of measurement technology to have received approval from the Global Certification Forum (GCF) and the PCS Type Certification Review Board (PTCRB) responsible for North America for its test solution for super-wideband-capable mobile devices. The successfully certified test platform TP 190 consists of two main components: the communication quality analysis system ACQUA and the hardware platform
VoCAS: New version extends the possibilities for the evaluation of voice control …
HEAD acoustics has launched a new version of VoCAS (Voice Control Analysis System), the efficient software for evaluating voice control systems. The turnkey test solution now supports the modular multi-channel labCORE front end of the technology manufacturer from Herzogenrath. Thus, VoCAS offers manufacturers even more possibilities to test their ASR system (Automatic Speech Recognition) in vehicles, mobile phones or smart speakers objectively and reproducibly. Flexible channel selection for recording and playback Now,
Niryas.com : Milk thistle is also well-known as ‘Mary thistle’ and is for the most part, used to take care of liver problems. It is a flowering plant that belongs from the same family of daisy plants and also includes other plants like sunflowers. It grows mainly in Mediterranean countries and is used to make natural remedies. It has been used for over 2,000 years. Milk thistle is in the
More Releases for Telecom
Telecom Convergence - Thematic Research | Aarkstore
Aarkstore Market Research culminates the newest Market Research Report "Telecom Convergence - Thematic Research" Summary In an age of increasingly connected living, working and playing, telecom operators are re-positioning themselves from commoditized conduits of connectivity to all-round, end-to-end and value-added digital service providers. Telecom convergence is the combination of a variety of different carrier-provisioned services within integrated solutions and portfolios, facilitated by a variety of interconnected underlying access methods. These integrated telco
Telecom Towers Market 2018 Global Analysis By Key Players -Maroc Telecom, Optimu …
ReportsWeb Adds “Global Telecom Towers Market” offers an up-to-date analysis of the market with regards to the innovations, current competitive landscape and latest trends and drivers, to provide new predictions for the forecast period. Global Telecom Towers Market Size Status and Forecast 2018-2025 This report focuses on the global Telecom Towers status, future forecast, growth opportunity, key market and key players. The study objectives are to present the Telecom Towers development in
Publisher’s market research analysts predict the global telecom IoT market to grow steadily during the forecast period and post an impressive CAGR of more than 42% by 2020. This industry research report identifies the growing adoption of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) to be one of the major factors that will have a positive impact on the growth of this market in the coming years. In addition to enabling operators to
Telecom Power System Market
“Global Telecom Power System Industry Report" is an expert and in-depth analysis of key business and future development prospects, key determinants and restrictions, profiles of major market players, segmentation and forecasting. The study offers a comprehensive qualitative analysis of the industry's growth parameters, the current state of the market in terms of analysis of key economic situations and macroeconomic analysis. The analysis highlights the growth opportunities of key market segments
Telecom Software Professional Services
Research analysis on the global telecom software professional services market identifies the growing demand for cloud based BSS as one of the primary factors fueling market growth. The use of cloud-based solutions will help organizations overcome challenges including complexities of hardware and license management. Additionally, the increasing adoption of M2M solutions among enterprises is also compelling operators to deliver a real-time experience to customers. One of the major vendors, Amdocs
Zaheen Telecom launches Retail Division
Zaheen Telecom is expanding its service range from international telecom wholesale to retail international calling market via the brand new division: ZenMinutes. ZenMinutes.com focuses on delivering a straight forward, international calling alternative for smartphone users across the world. The main focus of ZenMinutes is to provide quality, clean routes to end users in order to place international calls at cheaper rates than regular mobile/landline providers. Main emphasis is on the quality of