FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ASI6416 COBRANET PCI SOUND CARD
NEWCASTLE,DE (February 15, 2005) – AudioScience, Inc., a maker of professional audio peripherals for broadcast and entertainment has announced the ASI6416, a CobraNet PCI sound card.
The ASI6416 is the first broadcast specific sound card to provide CobraNet audio networking coupled with advanced audio processing. Using a Texas Instruments 32bit floating point DSP, together with Cirrus Logic's new CS18102 CobraNet interface allows the card to simultaneously record and play up to 8 stereo or 16 mono streams of 24 bit audio over a 100Mbps Ethernet network. All the features of AudioScience’s other ASI6000 series adapters will be available such as MPEG Layer 2 and 3 compression, MRX multi-rate mixing, TSX time scaling and flexible mixing.
CobraNet technology from Cirrus Logic Inc. is the leading technology for distributing uncompressed, real-time, digital audio over a Fast Ethernet network. CobraNet technology is featured in many of the world’s most prestigious facilities, including Wembley Stadium in the UK, Millennium Park in Chicago, and major global theme parks.
Drivers are provided for Windows 2000, XP and Linux. AudioScience will supply software that allows CobraNet routing connections to be made between the ASI6416 and any other compliant CobraNet device on the network. Alternatively 3rd party CobraNet design and management software may be used such as CobraCAD from Cirrus Logic or CobraNet Manager from D&R Electronica B.V.
The ASI6416 will be available in March 2005. For pricing and further information, contact Richard Gross at +1-302-324-5333.