SOF 1.6.1 is here

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Our latest update is feature-rich!

  • Firmware now supports Intel Tiger Lake-based devices.
  • Maxim Smart Amplifiers ICs support.
  • Beamformer microphone support.
  • DC blocker audio processing component.
  • Zephyr RTOS support. Zephyr can now be used as the RTOS instead of SOF RTOS/XTOS.
  • Major feature and performance improvements for ASRC, KWD, and FIR/IIR components.
  • Numerous bug fixes and performance improvements for Intel and NXP platforms.

Learn more about the release here.

Why Sound Open Firmware?

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See what Jim Zemlin, the Executive Director of the Linux Foundation, has to say about why he’s excited about the launch of Sound Open Firmware and the importance of it for the industry.

The Linux Foundation Welcomes Sound Open Firmware Project

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LogoOpen source audio firmware and SDK from Intel Corporation enable developers with tools to adapt operating systems for audio devices

PORTLAND, Ore. (Embedded Linux Conference), March 14, 2018 – The Linux Foundation announced today that Sound Open Firmware (SOF) has become a Linux Foundation project. With significant engineering and code contributions from Intel® Corporation, SOF includes a digital signal processing (DSP) firmware and an SDK that together provide infrastructure and development tools for developers working on audio or signal processing. Intel and Google support SOF and invite others to join them in advancing the project.

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