DSP drives self-powered hardware encoder
The SHARC processor has been designed into the Home Theatre Connect DTS-610 from Creative.
Analog Devices' SHARC processor has been designed into the Home Theatre Connect DTS-610 from Creative This stand-alone, self-powered hardware encoder product allows all audio from a media centre or standard PC - including multichannel and DRM-protected content - to be encoded for playback on a surround-sound home theatre system
As part of the Home Theatre Connect DTS-610, the SHARC processor powers the market's first implementation of DTS Interactive, a new real-time consumer audio encoder technology.
"Our Home Theatre Connect DTS-610 removes the limitations in handling DRM-protected content that traditionally restrict media centre PCs from blending seamlessly with other components", said Steven Erickson, Vice President of Audio for Creative.
"ADI's SHARC processor provides the encoding performance we need to produce the first hardware encoding device that allows the PC to converge w