Waves, the world’s leading developer of professional audio signal processing tools, announced today that Toshiba is using MaxxAudio technologies in their new Qosmio G40 and F40 notebook for Japan models. These are the industry’s first notebook PCs to adopt the powerful psycho-acoustic technologies which improve the acoustic performance of small integrated speakers.

“Waves is pleased to be working with Toshiba, to deliver a new level of audio performance in their new Windows Vista notebook models,” stated Paul Bundschuh, vice president sales & marketing, Waves Semiconductor and OEM Licensing Division. “Waves also thanks Microsoft’s Windows Vista(R) Audio team and Realtek Semiconductor for their assistance in integrating MaxxAudio into their codec driver architecture.”

“Realtek is pleased to work with Waves to integrate these new MaxxAudio technologies into our popular codec driver architecture,” stated Robert Wang, director of marketing, Realtek Semiconductor. “MaxxAudio is an attractive solution to improve audio quality in Microsoft Vista notebook PCs.”

Waves MaxxAudio provides a comprehensive APO solution for small speaker compensation using patented psycho-acoustic algorithms, including patented technologies for dynamics, frequency response, and imaging. Waves’ new MaxxAudio technologies not only improve audio quality, they allow for smaller speakers enabling innovative industrial designs.