- June 21, 2012

A blog about all things audio, from the perspective of an engineer/audiophile.


Apple iPod antitrust suit strikes a sour note

  • 12.15.2014

The case seems to be more about garnering a fat paycheck for class-action lawyers than it does about protecting consumers.Read More...


Audio bus technology from ADI takes on MOST, Ethernet AVB

  • 10.22.2014

An audio signal distribution system for automotive use developed by Analog Devices could emerge as a strong competitor to established infotainment bus systems like MOST and Ethernet AVB.Read More...

Synth startup looks to the cloud

  • 07.23.2014

A team of UK engineers is aiming to create a world-leading audio company making a new generation of cloud-connected music synthesizers.Read More...


Cirrus to take half the audio IC market, says report

  • 06.27.2014

Price pressure in the growing audio IC market is leading to consolidation and will continue, according to SensiAn Research. And it is happening top-down with the acquisition of Wolfson Microelectronics by Cirrus Logic.Read More...

Top ten MEMS microphone vendors ranked

  • 06.24.2014

Knowles made nearly $500 million of packaged MEMS microphone sales in 2013 and dominates a supply chain that focuses on keeping Apple and Samsung happy.Read More...

Neil Young: Say Yes to 24-bit/192-kHz audio

  • 03.18.2014

Neil Young is back with his campaign against MP3s (and CDs) and is now offering a higher-resolution alternative. But do consumers really need studio quality digital audio playback?Read More...


Parametric EQ and streaming audio on iOS: What's the hold-up?

  • 02.21.2014

Music-making apps can pass real-time audio to one another on iOS, but if you're interested in doing the same with streaming music playback you're out of luck.Read More...


Slideshow: A pictorial tour of the 135th Audio Engineering Society Convention

  • 11.01.2013

Some photos from the recent Audio Engineering Society Convention in New York City offer a taste of the sights - and sounds - from the exhibit show floor.Read More...


Ray Dolby dies: EE pioneer in noise reduction

  • 09.16.2013

Ray Dolby, who developed the Dolby noise reduction system used in myriad professional and consumer audio applications, has died.Read More...

EE + music theory = confusion

  • 08.23.2013

Not too long ago I decided it would be fun to learn some music theory. But the first thing I learned about wasn't notes or scales - it was the language barrier between musicians and engineers.Read More...


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