28 Apr '16, 10am

Intel is Looking to Give the USB Type-C Another Role – Digital Audio Output https://t.co/qIS6mGGSbh

Intel is Looking to Give the USB Type-C Another Role – Digital Audio Output https://t.co/qIS6mGGSbh

Since it started appearing in certain flagship smartphones, 2-in-1 notebooks, and Ultrabooks, USB Type-C had three specific roles: power supply, data transfer, and high-speed communications for modular graphical interfaces. Intel is now proposing one more role for this new USB to take up – digital audio. This is one of the more long-term roles that Intel expets USB Type-C to adopt as it moves to make the advanced USB interface even more universal and pervasive among a variety of devices. This is one of the main reasons the CPU maker has initiated talks for such concepts. In engaging USB Type-C for digital audio outputs, it is believed that multi-channel audio options would be simplified for many devices that offer such settings. This may seem like a viable proposition and something that Intel is likely to succeed in executing since previous efforts to carry out such consid...

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