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RightMark Audio Analyzer 6 PRO Suite Launched Worldwide

Compro Launches VideoMate E800 Hybrid DVB-T And Analog TV Tuner

DTS to Show First Public Demonstration of DTS-HD Master Audio via PC at Computex

Samsung Unveils SGH-E590 Designed by Jasper Morrison

Toshiba Unveils Its First Notebook HD DVD Rewriter

RightMark Audio Analyzer 6 PRO Suite Launched Worldwide

RMAA 6 PRO version is the result of two years of hard work. The PRO version offers you professional features such as ASIO, Kernel Streaming, new tests options, 15 skins of Prof-UIS, etc.

The developers are constantly improving the RMAA PRO suite and carefully log all feedback from RMAA users. Everyone who buys the PRO version will obtain the following updates for free.

RMAA 6.0 PRO features:

  • ASIO support (PRO version only)
  • ASIO diagnostics (supported frequencies, buffers sizes, I/O channels)
  • Kernel Streaming support (bypass Windows' KMixer)
  • Skinnable GUI (15 skins bundled)
  • Test any combinations of ASIO I/O channels
  • Use of various devices in the same test
  • Cross API testing (MME, DirectSound, KS, ASIO)
  • Numerous new options

The RMAA 6.0.5 PRO is now available at share-it! (a service of Digital River) for 99.95 EUR/USD.

Compro Launches VideoMate E800 Hybrid DVB-T And Analog TV Tuner

Compro Technology launched VideoMate E800, a hybrid PCI-E DVB-T/Analog TV/FM tuner card with real-time hardware MPEG-2 encoding. According to the press release, you can hardware-record DVD full-D1 / MPEG-2 TV shows and make hardware timeshifts without heavy CPU load.

The VideoMate E800 is supplied with ComproDTV 3 software, which allows to watch free-to-air 1080i HDTV quality digital TV or universal analog TV shows on your desktop PC, set S5/S4/S3 mode power up scheduled recording, turn on/off system remotely, timeshift live TV, surf channels and capture single/sequential still frames, make Straight-to-Disc recordings of your TV shows. The Picture-In-Picture feature not only allows you to watch live TV and playback video files simultaneously, but also lets you open up to 1 main and 3 sub digital channel windows at once. You can customize the channel order and set your favorite channel list. The Video Desktop can set up the live TV screen in wallpaper mode and let you use other applications simultaneously.

VideoMate E800 also comes bundled with ComproDVD 2 for watching DVD, ComproFM 2 for FM radio listening and MP3 recording, Ulead PhotoExplorer 8.5 SE for managing your media files, and Ulead DVD MovieFactory 4 SE for DVD authoring.

Source: Compro Technology

DTS to Show First Public Demonstration of DTS-HD Master Audio via PC at Computex

DTS announced that it will hold the first public demonstrations of DTS-HD Master Audio via a PC source during this year’s Computex in Taipei, June 5-9, 2007. The company will be showcasing its high-definition surround audio technology for the next generation optical disc formats utilizing a high-end desktop PC with a Blu-ray drive featuring DTS-HD Master Audio at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Taipei, Taiwan.

Part of the Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD technical specifications, DTS-HD Master Audio delivers up to 7.1-channels of surround audio that is bit-for-bit identical to the studio master. With the introduction of the next generation formats, the PC industry is now integrating high definition technologies into desktop and laptop PCs for consumers.

Throughout the show, DTS will also showcasing DTS Connect, which was designed to enhance the entertainment value of the PC platform. A DTS Connect-enabled PC provides two audio benefits to the consumer: DTS Interactive and Neo:PC for both multi-channel and stereo content. Taking full advantage of the maximum data throughput of the digital interface, DTS Interactive provides a single cable connection via S/PDIF digital audio output to a DTS-enabled surround sound system by encoding all audio into a DTS-compatible bitstream at 1.5Mbps. Neo:PC, based upon DTS’ Neo:6 matrix surround technology, tranforms any stereo content such as MP3, WMA or CD audio, into as many as 7.1 channels of surround sound via analog outputs.

Source: DTS

Samsung Unveils SGH-E590 Designed by Jasper Morrison

Samsung Electronics and Jasper Morrison, a known industrial designer, cooperated to bring an attractive mobile phone, SGH-E590. The Samsung E590 is a solution for users who want to have all of the advanced multimedia features with eye-catching design in a hand.

The stylish E590 comes in simple contours and clean lines which comprise this compact bar design. True to Jasper Morrison’s witty sense, the mobile phone has two faces: one side features phone keypad and LCD screen, while the other side is outfitted with dedicated camera functions.

The E590 is equipped with a 3.2-megapixel camera with auto focus and half-shutter. Panorama shot feature offers intuitive camera UI which displays easy to use icons. Moreover, E590 comes with the Bean bag, a unique tripod which is a truly useful and portable accessory made of a special rubberized material for maximum flexibility and grip.

The Samsung E590 is available in two colors, noble black and snow silver, and will be launched in Europe, China and South East Asia in June.

SGH-E590 specifications:

  • GPRS Class 10 / EDGE / Tri-Band (900/1800/1900)
  • 3.2 Megapixel Auto focus Camera with half shutter; Intuitive Camera UI / Panorama shot
  • 262144 Color TFT Screen (220x220 pixels. 1.79")
  • Music player (MP3/AAC/AAC+/e-AAC+/wma)
  • Bluetooth 2.0/ USB 2.0
  • Voice streaming & Messaging / Video recording
  • 90 MB / External Memory Slot
  • 94x42x13.5mm
  • 66g

Source: Samsung Electronics

Toshiba Unveils Its First Notebook HD DVD Rewriter

Toshiba today announced the world’s first slim HD DVD-RW drive for notebook PCs, the SD-L912A, that can read and write and rewrite to HD DVD-RW discs, and read and write to HD DVD-R discs and to standard DVD and CD discs. Sample shipments of the new drive are scheduled to start next month.

The new drive is compliant with the EU RoHS directive on environmentally hazardous substances, which came into force in July 2006.

Toshiba will feature the new drive at the Toshiba Digital Media Network Taiwan Corporation booth (booth: B1234) at Computex 2007, which will be held in Taipei, Taiwan from June 5 to 9.


Source: Toshiba

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