InvenSense Introduces Industry’s First 74 dB SNR Analog MEMS Microphone Enabling Far Field Audio Capture

ICS-40730 targets teleconferencing, voice controlled home and IoT products

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 4, 2017– InvenSense, Inc. (NYSE:INVN), a leading provider of MEMS sensor platforms, today announced the world’s first 74 dB signal-to-noise (SNR) MEMS microphone for far field audio applications such as teleconference systems, voice controlled home and Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The analog-output ICS-40730 delivers 74 dB SNR performance in a bottom port surface mount package. There are a growing number of applications that require reliable far field voice capture capability, such as speech recognition, key word detection, voice command, and high quality voice communications. The ICS-40730 addresses the stringent requirements of these applications by providing very low noise audio capture to beamforming and audio processing algorithms, improving the performance of the overall system.

“The ICS-40730 is the highest SNR MEMS microphone in the industry and has been developed to meet the growing demands of high performance audio in markets such as home automation and the Internet of Things,” said Eitan Medina, vice president marketing and product management at InvenSense. “We continue to focus on the development of high performance innovative products that improve end user experience and empower new and exciting use cases.”

The 74 dB SNR MEMS microphone compliments the InvenSense portfolio of performance leading MEMS microphones. InvenSense’s existing ICS-40720, the world’s only 70 dB SNR MEMS microphone has been shipping in volume for over two years.

InvenSense’s ICS-40730 is now available for limited sampling and will be in mass production in Q3 2017. The product is packaged in a standard bottom port configuration. InvenSense is exhibiting in booth #31420 in South Hall 3 at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada from January 5 – 8, 2017. To schedule press and partner meetings at the show, contact For additional information about the ICS-40730 and other InvenSense microphone solutions, please visit or contact InvenSense Sales at

About InvenSense

InvenSense, Inc. (NYSE: INVN) is the world’s leading provider of MEMS sensor platforms. InvenSense’s vision of Sensing Everything targets the consumer electronics and industrial markets with integrated Motion and Sound solutions. Our solutions combine MEMS (micro electrical mechanical systems) sensors, such as accelerometers, gyroscopes, compasses, and microphones with proprietary algorithms and firmware that intelligently process, synthesize, and calibrate the output of sensors, maximizing performance and accuracy. InvenSense’s motion tracking, audio and location platforms, and services can be found in Mobile, Wearables, Smart Home, Industrial, Automotive, and IoT products. InvenSense is headquartered in San Jose, Californiaand has offices worldwide. For more information, go to and

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Source: InvenSense, Inc.

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