Blog posts tagged with hi-res audio

Will 2016 be a landmark year for lossless hi-resolution streaming audio services?

Posted: 03 September 2016
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With rumours of upgrades to the iPhone's audio capabilities set to be announced next week at the iPhone 7 launch, let's look at how this could affect the Hi-Res Audio sector.

It's fairly safe to say that the way we consume music has changed significantly over the last five years. The CD is clinging on, but if Google Trends (see graph below) is accurate this is mostly as Christmas presents. Vinyl has made a comeback among audiophiles. And streaming services have really taken off; Spotify alone receives a greater proportion of Google searches than CDs, overtaking it for the first time in March 2015 and staying ahead for all except the Christmas period.

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What’s happened to Hi-Res music streaming in 2016?

Posted: 25 August 2016
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A lot has changed in the streaming audio sector since I wrote my blog last year. And while outwardly it looks similar, some companies have gone into receivership and others are seriously contemplating IPOs mainly due to the costs involved in delivering a lossless streaming service. Yet the rewards are likely to be great for those that can make it work, so let's see what's happened to the main players in the last year.

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Hi-Res Audio Weekly News Round-up 8

Posted: 06 August 2015
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Customer Focus: Cambridge Audio

Posted: 04 August 2015
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Welcome to our latest guest blog, where XMOS customers discuss their experiences of using xCORE multicore microcontrollers.

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Joining us this time is Dominic Baker, Technical Director at Cambridge Audio.

For more than 40 years, UK-based Cambridge Audio has been at the forefront of hi-fi innovation, designing and building a range of award winning products for music lovers. Each product is designed to deliver the best performance and sound quality from a range of sources.

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Hi-Res Audio Weekly News Round-up 7

Posted: 30 July 2015
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