“ArkX’s advanced far-field products enable engineers and developers to bring a powerful voice experience to their products,” said David Stein, vp of global supplier management for Digi-Key. “Digi-Key is proud to offer these cutting-edge solutions to our growing global customer base.”
The development kit, pictured above, is described as a production ready reference design, with Cirrus Logic’s SoundClear FlexArray and NXP i.MX 8 host processor technology.
The voice capture module can be used in a range of IoT applications as a human to machine interface, says Digi-Key. It’s aimed at those looking to bring their voice-enabled smart devices to market while reducing development costs and speeding time-to-market.
“Digi-Key is an ideal partner for our overall distribution strategy to drive growth as we expand our product offerings throughout 2021 and beyond,” said Michael Lang, executive vp at ArkX Laboratories. “They offer OEM engineers and developers a reliable resource to access our advanced voice capture solutions and first-class customer service.”
ArkX Laboratories is a joint venture between SurfaceInk and the consumer electronics manufacturer Ark Electronics USA.