VIA Vinyl Envy24 w/ QSound Audio Technology

VIA today announced a license agreement with QSound Labs for their leading edge audio technologies to further enhance VIA Vinyl Audio solutions. Under the agreement, VIA will bring together its award winning Vinyl Audio Controllers with QSound’s unique audio enhancement technologies and audio-processing algorithms that delivers a ready to market solutions for VIA’s audio partners. Powered by VIA Vinyl Audio Hardware, QSound offers unmatched technologies that transforms the PC Audio experience with enhancements for games, music, and movies as well as advanced feature control that allows users to fully customize their audio experience.

VIA today announced a license agreement with QSound Labs for their leading
edge audio technologies to further enhance VIA Vinyl Audio solutions. Under the
agreement, VIA will bring together its award winning Vinyl Audio Controllers
with QSound’s unique audio enhancement technologies and audio-processing
algorithms that delivers a ready to market solutions for VIA’s audio partners.
Powered by VIA Vinyl Audio Hardware, QSound offers unmatched technologies that
transforms the PC Audio experience with enhancements for games, music, and
movies as well as advanced feature control that allows users to fully customize
their audio experience.

“In order to best compliment our advanced Audio Controller technology, we are
very happy to be working with QSound as we strongly believe they offer the most
comprehensive audio software features with stellar performance,” commented Steve
Chen, Executive Assistant to the CEO, and head of VIA Audio & Video Division,
VIA Technologies, Inc. “This technology partnership will enable VIA’s Audio
partners to offer PC audio solutions with unmatched quality, further defining
products integrating VIA Vinyl Audio solutions as the unparalleled leader in
audio for the PC.”

“We are very proud to be working with VIA, as we believe that this partnership
will allow customers to truly experience the strengths of QSound’s audio
technologies together with VIA’s acclaimed Audio Hardware portfolio,” commented
David Gallagher, president, CEO, QSound Labs. “As PC users increasingly use
their computers to experience their multimedia content, features such as
QSound’s patented Q3D, QXpander, and QEM technologies will allow users to
experience audio on their PC in ways they never thought possible.”

QSound Technologies:

  • Q3D: Complete DirectSound, DirectSound3D, A3D and I3DL2-compatible digital
    audio mix engine with advanced 3D positioning including 2D to 3D remix for non
    3D games, for headphones and 2 to 7.1 channel speaker systems
  • QEM: EAX and EAX2.0-compatible acoustic environment simulation, for
    headphones and 2 to 7.1 channel speaker systems
  • QXpander: Mono to 3D and stereo to 3D stereo sound stage synthesis and
    enhancement for headphones and stereo speakers
  • QVerb: reverberation optimized for music and movies, for all
    configurations
  • QEqualizer: 8 band equalizer
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