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audio compression

Encoding digital audio data to take up less storage space and transmission bandwidth. Audio compression typically uses lossy methods, which eliminate bits that are not restored at the other end. ADPCM and MP3 are examples of audio compression methods. See audio codec and data compression.
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This acquisition reportedly follows a successful three year collaboration under the CSR eXtension Partner Programme, which saw APT's professional quality audio compression brought to consumers on CSR's wireless audio platforms.
Voice and audio compression for wireless communications, 2d ed.
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LAS VEGAS & NUREMBERG, Germany -- Coding Technologies, the leading provider of audio compression for mobile, digital broadcasting and the Internet, today announced that its audio compression technology has been selected by Norway's digital terrestrial platform.
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