Spansion and Nuance join forces to unveil the new Spansion Acoustic Coprocessor in San Francisco, boasting increased voice recognition speed and accuracy for automotive applications.
The Spansion Acoustic Coprocessor promises to make voice recognition technology in cars both faster and more accurate.
IBM today unveiled a cryptographic coprocessor to handle the intensive computations for secure payments. The 4758 PCI Cryptographic Coprocessor/Adapter provides special purpose hardware to encrypt and decrypt Internet payments so they can be moved faster and more securely. The programmable coprocessor is SET-enabled and supports multiple cryptographic algorithms. Now in beta testing, the new coprocessor is due to ship in late August 1997. No pricing was announced.
Ottawa-based Chrysalis Information Technology Systems endorsed Hewlett-Packard's International Cryptography Framework (ICF). A company official praised ICF for using a cryptographic coprocessor that employs both hardware and embedded software, preventing access by an unsecured host computer.