Cogent Reference Customers

GeaCom, Inc. – manufactures and markets the Phrazer, a handheld device to collect patient information, medical history and symptoms. Phrazer uses interactive communication combining visual and audible media, including a medical professional speaking the patient’s preferred language.

Cogent Embedded helped GeaCom bring Phrazer to market quickly and cost-effectively by providing core system hardware enablement, bring-up and optimization.  Cogent was prepared to meet the unique product requirements of the Phrazer – power management, performance optimization and connectivity, and also provided global support to GeaCom development teams throughout the Phrazer product life-cycle.

Tensilica, Inc – the leader in data plane processor IP, combines capabilities of DSPs and CPUs to deliver 10 to 100x the performance. Tensilica powers designs at OEMs and seven out of the top 10 semiconductor companies in mobile wireless, telecom and network infrastructure, computing and storage, and home and automotive

Cogent Embedded helps Tensilica customers by

  • Maintaining the Linux kernel Xtensa architecture tree
  • Enabling HiF2 audio DSP (CODEC/effects offload) for Android
  • Retargeting QEMU simulation for Xtensa processor family

Cogent Embedded also provides commercial support for Tensilica Xtensa customizable processor family for Linux and Android applications