New audio technology, new name. Intel Corporation’s next-generation audio specification, previously codenamed “Azalia,” has a new moniker: “Intel High Definition Audio.” “High Definition Audio brings CE-quality audio to the PC. It is designed to implement a range of audio, modem and communications functionalities in PCs, handhelds and consumer electronics (CE) devices. The name High Definition Audio is meant to reflect the marriage of advanced audio capabilities in PCs and consumer electronics.”
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