Setem and XMOS Partner to Bring Precise Voice Control to IoT Devices

Joint solution shortens time-to-market for OEM products that require precise voice interfaces 

– Newbury, Mass., and Bristol, UK, November 1, 2016 – Setem Technologies, Inc., provider of the Setem 3S pre-processing platform for improved speech recognition, and XMOS Ltd., the leader of voice hardware solutions, have today announced a partnership to develop far-field voice user interface devices that will shorten the time required for OEMs to deliver smart-home, connected-car, and Internet of Things applications that use speech recognition solutions.

“Combining powerful XMOS multicore processors with Setem’s far-field pre-processing technology will create an embedded voice solution that improves the quality of far-field speech recognition and communications,” said Jochen Meissner, CEO of Setem Technologies.  “For OEMs, our joint solution will shorten the time-to-market for IoT products that require precise voice control.”

The Setem 3S platform includes patented source signal separation technologies that isolate, separate, enhance and de-reverb signals, delivering improved quality of far-field speech recognition and voice communications. The XMOS xCORE-200 silicon platform provides market-leading audio capture and playback quality for audio engineers.

“Setem’s signal separating technology adds the precision of voice localization to XMOS, which is essential in far-field applications,” said Mark Lippett, CEO of XMOS. “Our product development and marketing teams are working together to create a best-in-class voice solution that will drive the adoption of voice user interfaces in IoT products.”

About XMOS

XMOS is a leading provider of voice interface solutions. Now on its second generation, the xCORE-200 family of Multicore Microcontrollers is pushing the boundaries of quality and integration – delivering the most comprehensive Voice User Interface (VUI) controller solutions for IoT devices. For more information, please visit

About Setem Technologies, Inc.

Headquartered in Newbury, MA, Setem Technologies, Inc., develops, markets and supports the Setem 3S Platform, based on a new, patented mathematical representation of the far-field soundscape to improve the quality of speech recognition for smart-home, connected-car, and other Internet of Things applications. For more information, please visit or contact


Setem Contact: Mirena Bagur,, 001-617-835-5019

Twitter: @setemtech

XMOS Contact: Huw Geddes,, +44 (0)117 927 6004




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