Solution Kits

Knowles’ Solution Kits are intended to help Algorithm Developers, System Designers and Audio Engineers create voice-activated systems for various market segments such as IoT, Mobile and Ear-Worn devices. These Solutions cover all aspects of hardware, software and system design, thereby enabling ODMs and OEMs with faster time-to-market.

If you want to evaluate any of the kits below, please contact solutions support.

Knowles AISonic™ SmartMic Headset Development Kit for Amazon AVS

The Knowles AISonic™ SmartMic Headset Development Kit for Amazon AVS is low power and enables wake-on-voice, eliminating the need for push-to-activate.  The Kit includes the Knowles SmartMic with the wake word engine tuned to Alexa and the Bestechnic BES2000i Bluetooth SoC with Alexa Mobile Accessory (AMA) profile driver.

Multi-Mic Smart Speaker IA8508A Development Kit

The Multi-Mic Smart Speaker IA8508A Development Kit accelerates prototyping the Knowles IA8508A Audio Processor into ultra-low-power smart speaker, home automation and IoT applications.  The quad-core, context-aware and machine learning optimized IA8508A excels in voice recognition, especially in far-field and noisy environments.

Bluetooth Headset IA610 Integration Kit

The Bluetooth Headset IA610 Integration Kit is a reference design based on the Knowles IA610 SmartMic for Bluetooth headset applications.  The Kit enables ultra-low-power voice keyword and command detection for rapid Voice UI development.  It is designed to work with either a CSR8670 or CSR8675 development board.

IoT and Home Automation IA611 Xplained Pro Development Kit

The IoT and Home Automation IA611 Xplained Pro Development Kit accelerates prototyping the Knowles IA611 Smart Mic into ultra-low-power IoT and home automation applications.  The Kit supports voice keyword and command detection for rapid Voice UI development and is based on the Microchip SAM D21 Xplained Pro MCU platform.

SmartMic IA611 Development Platform

The SmartMic IA611 Development Platform provides a complete hardware, software, and firmware package for developing DSP algorithms on the Knowles IA611 Smart Mic.  The Platform enables rapid deployment of third party algorithms onto the IA611 for ultra-low-power IoT, mobile, ear-worn, smart speaker, and home automation applications.

SmartMic IA61x USB Demonstration Kit

The Smart Mic IA61x USB Demonstration Kit is designed to showcase the always-on keyword detection capabilities of the Knowles IA610 and IA611 Smart Mics.  Pre-programmed (OEM), User-Trained and Voice ID-based keywords are supported along with Power and Duty Cycle measurement.