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October, 2005. Chicago, IL
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CEntrance Demonstrates New Universal Driver for FireWire Audio

Windows Software Driver Compatible with All Major FireWire Chips



 
 
Sneak preview of the driver's control panel reveals its ability to integrate hardware from multiple manufacturers into one, unified setup. Click the picture above for a larger image.

 
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AES, New York - October 7, 2005 - CEntrance, a leader in professional audio technology, today demonstrated a new Universal FireWire™ audio driver for Windows XP™. The Company showed the unique capability of a single host application playing simultaneously through audio interfaces from several manufacturers. This offers consumers the flexibility to combine multiple interfaces in their computer studio system, something that wasn't possible until now.


The CEntrance Universal Driver is ASIO compatible, features low-latency audio performance and supports 44.1, 48, and 96kHz at either 16- or 24-bit resolution. The driver is scheduled for release in Q1 2006 and will be offered for sale directly from the CEntrance website to consumers. Users can simply download the driver, install it and then forget about driver headaches.


"Customers need robust, low latency audio drivers that are easy to set up and don't suffer from device conflicts. We developed our Universal Driver to support ASIO multi-host and multi-device functionality, making it possible for users to mix and match interfaces and applications from different manufacturers," said Michael Goodman, Managing Director of CEntrance. "We feel consumers will welcome the flexibility of adding channels when they need to, by adding new interfaces to their existing setup. Manufacturers aren't left out - we support them, via driver customization."


In 2004, Oxford Semiconductor chose CEntrance to develop ASIO drivers for its streaming FireWire audio controllers and designated CEntrance its third-party solution provider.


Product and silicon manufacturers are invited to contact CEntrance at
(847)581-0500 or email with requests for driver customization and FireWire audio product development.


About CEntrance, Inc.
CEntrance is a full-service design firm that brings to market differentiated audio and entertainment products. Our holistic, customer-focused approach blends product strategy, design, innovation, and outsourcing coordination. CEntrance helps increase its clients' profitability by consistently delivering products that reinforce business goals and brand identity. CEntrance is headquartered near Chicago with offices in California, Wisconsin, and Russia. For more information, visit www.CEntrance.com or call 847-581-0500.