The global Artificial Intelligence leader Cisco has completed acquisition of BabbleLabs. California based BabbleLabs technology, powered by Artificial Intelligence and ML (Machine Learning), distinguishes human speech from unwanted noise resulting in enhanced speech quality in communications and conferencing applications.
- BabbleLabs noise removal technology is currently in Cisco customer trials with general availability for Webex Meetings desktops and select Webex Room devices
- This integration provides Cisco customers access to the most advanced noise removal and speech enhancement technology.
- In Aug 2020, Cisco announced its intention to acquire California based BabbleLabs, Inc.
The major deals and acquisitions by Cisco are featured below:
Sep 2020: Cisco announced that its subsidiary Cisco Meraki collaborated with Microsoft to help simplify and support organizations moving workloads to the cloud. The collaboration will allow Cisco customers to establish optimal branch-to-Azure connectivity, regardless of geographical location.
Aug 2020: Cisco has completed the acquisition of ThousandEyes. The San Francisco based ThousandEyes’ internet and cloud intelligence platform expands visibility and insights into the digital delivery of applications and services over the internet and the cloud.
December 2019: Cisco, intents to acquire Australia-based Exablaze, a leading designer and manufacturer of advanced network devices. Exablaze offers latest Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) technology with the required programmability and flexibility for environments where ultra-low-latency and high performance is very important. Exablazes FPGA technology were used in next-generation products like switches, network interface cards (NICs), and also in picosecond resolution timing technology.
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