What is Dante?

By Nevil Bounds 31. May 2018

Network audio solutions have been around for many years now, but here’s one that seems to be gaining more traction than most. Dante has been adopted by many vendors who wish to include this kind of interface with their systems, either as fully integrated ones or standalone solutions.

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Temaer: multi-channel audio, low latency audio, audio interface, visitor experience, dante

What is ASIO, and how can it improve media server audio playback?

By David Aleksandersen 11. December 2017

ASIO (Audio Stream Input Output), is a proprietary multi-channel audio interface, developed by Steinberg, which bypasses the operating system's mixing kernel to provide the lowest latency direct communication between the media server and the sound hardware. 

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Temaer: steinberg, asio compatible, asio, multi-channel audio, audio, low latency audio, audio interface

What is WASAPI?

By David Aleksandersen 11. December 2017

WASAPI (Windows Audio Session API) is Microsoft’s multi-channel audio interface for communication with audio devices. WASAPI was introduced with Windows Vista™ and is supported by Windows 7 and later versions. WASAPI delivers an unmodified audio-stream to a sound device, and provides similar benefits as ASIO.

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Temaer: wasapi,, asio, sound, multi-channel audio, microsoft windows, audio interface

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