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Quick: What’s the most misused term in audio next to "subwoofer"?
You, yeah, you in the back there – did you say "hi-res"?
No more calls, folks, we have a winner!
The Recent Past...
Long needed, this effort brought heavy hitters from various segments of our industry and resulted in both a definition of high-resolution audio and four categories of this hi-res universe that would – or so it was intended – guide the music industry and component manufacturers in their efforts to promote this supposedly better way to reproduce music. And, yes, the consumer would get a heads-up of what to expect when considering the purchase of a one of these new "hi-res" sources.
The industry organizations include The Digital Entertainment Group (The DEG), the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the Producers and Engineers Wing of the Recording Academy (the folks who bring you the Grammys), and major record labels such as Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group, and Warner Music Group.
Call In The Consortium...
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