For many gamers, a reliable headset is vital to the gaming experience. From
the quality of the audio to battery life-spans, the headset has the power to
determine whether a gamer can succeed, be it winning a shoot-em-up deathmatch
to conquering a mystical fantasy realm. Losing audio connection in the middle
of a game would be a nightmare — thus, the best headsets on the market
need extremely low latency and a long battery life to prevent from unexpected
The importance of gaming audio was the inspiration for NXP’s
single-chip, wireless audio streaming solution: the NXH3670. Designed by the
Personal Health team within the Secure Interfaces and Power business line, the
extends Bluetooth Low Energy 5.0 technology to enable high-performance
wireless audio communication. The chip delivers an optimized architecture,
embedded with DSP and hardware audio support, to offer robust, high-quality
and ultra-low latency audio and voice streaming.
With NXP’s efficient streaming protocol reducing power consumption to
8.5mw, ensuring the lowest active energy consumption in the market and a
design that requires a low-external component count, the NXH3670 empowers
gaming headset manufacturers to create devices with not only an ultra-long
battery life, but with a lightweight, comfortable design as well. This means
that headsets with the NXH3670 will not only perform at the top of its class,
with a latency of 20ms and an unprecedented playtime, but will be far more
pleasant to wear.
Wherever you are, whatever time it is and regardless of how long you’ve
been playing, the NXH3670 is designed to keep the thrills of gaming alive. Our
solution connects gamers around the world by ensuring crisp, clean reception
and clear, uninterrupted audio for hours on end. It enables new form factors
for wireless gaming like in-ear banded headsets and can also be applied in a
variety of other applications like soundbars, wireless speakers and
communication and TV headsets.
We are excited to see the NXH3670 outperform its competitors and to equip
gamers across the world with an unparalleled gaming experience. With the
long-lasting, low-latency and slick headsets designs, we enable audio will be
the last thing a gamer will need to worry about.