Monday, October 6, 2014

Sony Growing Rapidly in High-Res Audio

News Summary Follows Below: 

Once the Walkman was introduced it made the music much more portable which was a turning point for Sony and made it a leading brand in much of the household things around world.The company is all set to surely hit the market with its so called “high-res” audio.

Also the firm wants to push the accelerator on the high-res product line.
Audio purists have complained that the digitized music has to be kept compressed in order to fit into the standard mp3 file format that sounds good for how the musician or studio engineer intends to do.
Also lots of data gets lost in this compression, especially when we compare it with other analogue formats such as vinyl record — which is used for enjoying music on smartphones.

                                              Image Source:.themalaymailonline

The year 2014 has been quite the year when high-resolution audio (HRA) with many head of steam and new products and services which are being launched in order to take high-res audio into the mainstream.

High-Res Audio, which is referred to as a higher frequency is made by digitally sampling an original analog audio source. It is the number of times at which sampling is done which is expressed in hertz or “Hz”. Digitizing often refers to the audio process where the sampled signal is converted into binary digits which comprises of 1’s and 0’s which are expressed as “bits”. 

If number of bits are more in number then they become closer to the original source. This high-res digital music has a set of sampling frequency which is the amount of times every second data gets encoded which is about four times than that of a CD.
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