Tempo Semiconductor

Tempo Semiconductor


Tempo Semiconductor, Inc. combines its extensive IP portfolio in ultra-low power mixed-signal, analog and DSP technology to deliver silicon and software-based solutions that enhance our customer's end-user audio experience.

A privately held fabless semiconductor company located in Austin, Texas, Tempo has offices and design centers worldwide.  With more than $100M invested capital, Tempo have a strong patent and product portfolio, that was acquired from Integrated Device Technologies (IDT) Audio Business Unit, that was previously acquired from SigmaTel. Therefore our history of providing best in class audio products spans over 20 years. SigmaTel is recognized for innovations in audio and fueled many industry firsts.  Our founders and design team members developed this technology at SigmaTel and are now infusing these technologies with unique Tempo low-power DNA.

Tempo's products target the consumer and industrial audio solutions. Products with our technology built-in include PCs, notebook and tablet computers, headsets, printers, video monitors, game consoles and a variety of other devices. Wherever audio requirements exist, our silicon and software expertise can optimize the end-user experience delivered to the market, from handsets to airplanes and everything in between.

We deliver solutions that enhance the user experience from crisp audio sound to voice interactive applications that started in the PC space and have migrated to mobile applications- we work with our customers and SoC partners to build great products together.


Product Offerings

  • AC97 Codecs
  • Consumer Audio I2S Codecs
  • High Definition (HD) Audio Codecs

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