Sonix introduced its first integrated circuit product in 1996. Since that time, Sonix has become widely recognized as the world's leading provider of voice controller ICs. Today, Sonix is also a leading developer of innovative IC solutions for an even greater range of applications, including consumer ICs and multimedia ICs.
Current Products and Applications
Consumer ICs : Voice Controllers- Sonix is a global leader in voice controllers with an extensive range of Voice ICs that span single-chip micro-controllers with voice/melody output, 4/16/24 channel Melody Controllers, 16 bit DSP Voice Engine and low-power consumption musical chips. Applications include interactive and educational electronic toys, handheld games, educational learning appliances, and other devices requiring sound, voice and/or melody.
Micro-controllers- Sonix has designed an extensive range of flash type and OTP type 8-bit micro controllers embedded with high precision ADC and USB interface. In order to provide more powerful functions to customers, Sonix also stepped into a new segment by launching its first 32 bit MCU series already. Product applications of micro controllers include home appliances, PC peripherals, audio/video remote controllers, gaming accessories, automotive devices, and health care products.
Multimedia ICs : Sonix utilized core technologies of image processing expanding a range of Video and Image ICs. Sonix is the leading supplier of Webcamera chips for Notebook and one of the most important partners of Top 10 Notebook brands. Besides that, based on its own image technology, Sonix developed a series of proprietary 2.4 G RF wireless video and audio solutions for high-end remote control toys, baby monitors and wireless home security system.
Optical ID Optical ID chipset is a proprietary technology of Sonix mainly for educational applications. It’s a perfect combination of optical principle, special coding and printing technologies. In 2002, Sonix launched the first generation Optical ID solutions for electronic educational appliances. Since then, Optical ID has a wide range application for education, entertainment and digital home appliances. Sonix also is granted a lot of patents of Optical ID Technologies in Taiwan, the U.S.A., China, UK, Germany, France, Japan and Korea.
Research and Development
Sonix applies its own proprietary technologies to the design of its entire range of IC products. By doing so, Sonix maintains complete control over technology development while eliminating reliance on costly intellectual property from third party developers. This internal IP development strategy means Sonix is able to better address design performance and programming flexibility issues, reduce development and manufacturing cost, and offer the most advanced feature sets in ready-for-market solutions.
Service Driven Strategy
Sonix understands that time-to-market is critical for the success of many consumer products. For this reason, Sonix is focused on providing service that ensures customers have real access to products and solutions that address their time-to-market requirements. Sonix recognizes that rapid product development of market-ready products is key to the success of its clients. Sonix's productivity ranges as highest in the Taiwan industry—a testament to Sonix's commitment to developing the right solutions for clients, and developing those solutions with lead-time precision.
Sonix offers one of the industry's most comprehensive technical support networks. Clients can get direct support via Sonix's online Direct FAE Support interface, or can tap the experience and knowledge of anyone of Sonix's hundreds of agents around the world.
Sonix is now one of the world's fastest growing suppliers of consumer IC chips to leading companies around the globe. Sonix's success can be attributed to the company's core competence in research and development and keen ability to develop and implement market-ready IC solutions. With over 75% of Sonix employees focused on research and development, Sonix is able to work closely with customers on the development of IC solutions that meet their time-to-market demands.
Sonix's past success was built upon hard work and creative product development. Looking forward, Sonix will seek out new and innovative solutions to the design and development of market-ready consumer IC products.