Deepen Sinha, co-developer of the PAC codec, announced the formation of ATC Labs, a global audio and speech technology development and services firm that will focus on next-generation audio components for Internet, broadcast and cable, as well as wireless networks and devices. The announcement was made at last week’s AES Convention in San Francisco.
In addition to Sinha, who will serve as president of the firm, ATC Labs’ primary partners include chief technology advisor Dr. Anibal Ferreira and chief scientist Dr. Deep Sen. The company will be headquartered in Chatham, N.J., with research offices in Portugal, Australia and New Jersey, and a software development center in Lucknow, India.
ATC Labs recently introduced a new suite of codec products, which will be marketed under the name TeslaPro. Currently, ATC Labs provides product upgrade services to Sirius Satellite Radio for its PAC4 codec, as well as the statistical multiplexing technology, and maintains collaborative agreements with other research organizations. On the services side, ATC Labs offers support for customer’s in-house audio and/or multimedia technology development projects, out-sourced technology development, subjective audio quality evaluation, and assistance in optimizing the sound quality performance of audio broadcast studios.
For more information on ATC Labs, visit www.atc-labs.com.