Portfolio-wise, the two best performing stocks were US-based, with consumer financial services group Synchrony Financial and technology group Cirrus Logic
. Positive returns also come from healthcare stocks and Singapore Telecommunications.
It was also the world's first smartphone to have a dedicated Hi-Fi quality audio chip courtesy of the Cirrus Logic
CS4398 digital-analog converter plus a CS8422 sample-rate converter.
He remains on the sidelines on Cirrus Logic
(CRUS), citing headwinds from the removal of the digital-to-analog audio converter in 2018 and likely lack of content expansion this year.
Few of the major players operating in the global digital audio decoders market include, Flaunt Corps.; NXP Semiconductors; STMicroelectronics; Dolby Laboratories; Cirrus Logic
; Gefen (a subsidiary of Nortek Security and Control); NOGA; AP LINK; Cablesetc; Orei; Kanex Pro and Neoteck, among others.
, on the other hand, mainly sells audio chips.
Additionally, ultra-low-power deeply embedded ports of TrulyHandsfree are available for leading DSP/MCU IP cores from ARM, Cadence, CEVA, NXP, Synopsys and Verisilicon, as well as for integrated circuits from Ambiq Micro, Analog Devices, Cirrus Logic
, DSP Group, Fortemedia, Intel, Knowles, Microchip (Microsemi), NXP, Qualcomm, QuickLogic, Realtek, Synaptics, STMicroelectronics, TI, Yamaha, and XMOS.
The company has equipped the Type-C Bullets with a new DAC that is made by Cirrus Logic
. It is said to offer "higher dynamic range, higher signal-to-noise ratio and lower noise floor.
Skyworks Solutions Inc rose 2.9 percent, Broadcom Inc was up 2 percent, while Cirrus Logic
gained 4.3 percent.
The bottom side components include Cirrus Logic
CS42L83 audio/DAC, four Primarion components, two Intel JHL6540 Thunderbolt 3 controllers (connected via PCIe 3.0), International Rectifiers IOR 35217-01 C740P GSGK, Macronix MXIC MX25L4006EZNI CMOS serial flash memory, and an NXP L6524 I/O expander.
He points to the example of Cirrus Logic
, the semiconductor company that took four floors in the Quartermile building in Edinburgh.
Currently, Case is CFO and vice president of Cirrus Logic
. He has reportedly been a key contributor in various roles since joining that company in October 2000.
According to previous rumors, Apple could drop the headphone jack in the iPhone 7 and replace it with a second speaker that would potentially allow for the use of an additional audio amp provided by Cirrus Logic
, which would also supply the noise-cancellation smart codec in an also-rumored Lightning-equipped headphone accessory.