LINUX ALSA DRIVER RELEASED

NEW CASTLE, DE – NOV-10, 2003.  AudioScience Inc., a manufacturer of digital audio products for the broadcast industry, announces the release of an ALSA  (Advanced Linux Sound Architecture) driver (www.alsa-project.org)  for its range of professional audio adapters.

The ALSA driver allows standard Linux applications to play, record and mix PCM audio using the AudioScience range of professional sound cards.

“ALSA looks like becoming the preferred audio driver in upcoming versions of Linux . Recognizing this our customers have asked for an ALSA driver, and we have delivered” said Eliot Blennerhassett, Senior Engineer for AudioScience.

The source code is available as a patch to ALSA driver source from AudioScience's web site (www.audioscience.com) in the Download section.  Updates will be made periodically available as new adapters and features are supported.  The code is released under the terms of the GPL.

Advanced functions such as time scaling (TSX) and on card MPEG audio processing can still be accessed through the AudioScience HPI interface (also recently released under GPL)

About AudioScience, Inc.
AudioScience, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets digital audio peripherals for computer-based digital audio applications.  AudioScience is headquartered in New Castle, Delaware with offices in Costa Mesa, California and Rochester, New York.  It is located at 42C Reads way, Newcastle Delaware 19720; phone +1-302-324-5333, email sales<at>audioscience.com.  For more information visit the company’s web site at www.audioscience.com.  

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