Speech Codec Standardization for Super-wideband Communication

초광대역 음성통화 서비스를 위한 압축 기술 및 표준화

  • Published : 2014.01.30

Abstract

One of the recent noticeable evolutions in mobile communication systems is that wideband-codec is deployed rapidly in VoLTE (Voice over Long Term Evolution) service or HD voice. This paper is concerned with next generation HD voice or VoLTE service that is coined to describe high quality communication with super-wideband voice codec. 3GPP EVS (Enhanced Voice Service) Codec is being standardized to develop the super-wideband voice codec. This paper deals with the codec design constraints, performance requirements, the status of standardization, and finally perspective on VoLTE service in future.

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