Knowles Electronics

Itasca, IL 60143


About Knowles Electronics

As the industry’s leading provider of high-performance audio solutions, Knowles delivers improved audio quality, and enables consumers to better control technology with voice.


1151 Maplewood Drive
Itasca, IL 60143

More Info on Knowles Electronics

Knowles is a market leader and global provider of advanced micro-acoustic microphones and speakers, audio processing, and precision device solutions, serving the consumer electronics, communications, medtech, defense, electric vehicle, and industrial markets. 

We use our leading position in SiSonic™ MEMS microphones, balanced armature speakers, and strong capabilities in audio processing technologies to optimize audio systems and improve the user experience in mobile, ear, IoT, computing, and medtech applications. We are also a leader in high-performance capacitors and RF solutions for a diverse set of markets. 

Articles & News

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Enhancing Smart-Home Experiences with AI-Based Voice Control

Oct. 18, 2022
Voice control has emerged as the long-awaited solution to cut through the complexity of the smart-home experience, but there’s more than meets the eye when integrating voice into...
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Edge Processing Brings Audio Source Classification to Smart-Home Apps

Sept. 15, 2021
Privacy concerns, along with bandwidth and latency constraints, are causing many device manufacturers to increasingly think about using edge processing in devices to run machine...

Knowles Chip Adds Voice-Activated Alexa to Wireless Headphones

July 9, 2019
Knowles Chip Adds Voice-Activated Alexa to Wireless Headphones

Knowles Introduces Chip That Listens Closely for Voice Commands

Oct. 25, 2017
Knowles, one of the largest suppliers of microphones, said that it would start selling a voice processor aimed at curing the unnaturalness of voice control.

Latest Components from Knowles Target EVs, 5G

Nov. 7, 2016
Innovative automotive capacitors and thin-film filters for next-generation communications highlight Knowles' products on display at electronica 2016.

Videos & Resources

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Products of the Week: Digital-Voice Vibration Sensors, 48-V AC-DC Converters

April 14, 2023
Here are some highlights of the many new components and solutions that have recently hit the market.
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Knowles Presents High-Performance Audio Solutions

Jan. 17, 2023
Vibration sensors and TWS headsets lend themselves to consumer and aerospace applications.
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5 More Components that Made a Mark at CES 2023

Jan. 12, 2023
From a development board for on-device AI to high-end MEMS microphones, check out these standout products that debuted at CES 2023.
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Audio Development Kit Brings Wake-Word Support to Raspberry Pi

March 16, 2022
We take a look at Knowles' IA8201 EVM Kit that provides multi-microphone audio support for a Raspberry Pi host.