Category: Sound & Multimedia
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 21 KB
Operating System: Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 126.96.36.199 / 15 Mar 2009
Intel has created a specification for audio that is able to deliver high end features and performance known as Intel High Definition Audio. It is able to play back several channels with better quality than earlier integrated audio formats. This technology can support the latest audio content through improved usage models. Intel HD is manufactured using high quality Intel chipsets. Intel High Definition audio is able to offer support and sufficient audio quality for eight channels at 32 bit quality /192 KHz. This HD audio is created in a way that eliminates pops or other glitches that other audio solutions have. This is done by offering a steady system bandwidth for important audio functions. With the demand for multi streaming audio devices Intel HD is capable of playing back two different tracks at the same time and multiple audio streams.
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Intel high Definition Audio is able to support high definition voice capture with the use of microphones which ensure accurate sound input. A wide variety of microphones are supported by Intel HD which guarantees higher sound quality for VoIP and other voice recognition platforms. Intel High Definition audio can determine when a certain device is plugged in an audio jack and what sort of device it is. If by chance the device is inputted into a wrong port, it is able to detect an error. The system can then give an option of changing the port to a microphone jack. This feature is known as jack re-tasking. Intel High definition is an innovation that has the characteristic and superior performance of a supplementary audio card. It gives full stereo sound that users are accustomed to for audio and video playback. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and High Definition Audio Device errors before installing any driver updates.