Thursday, October 9, 2003

Pioneer's new AV receiver supports Windows Media Audio 9

Man, there are too many cool things coming out that I really want!!! 

Pioneer is coming out with a new AV receiver called the VSA-AX10Ai-N that has support for Microsoft's new Windows Meda Audio 9 Professional format built-in. This means it can stream WMA 9 Pro files from a PC, including audio files in 5.1 channel surround sound. Combined with the recent news that Microsoft is trying to get its Windows Media Video 9 format accepted as an industry standard for video compression, this gives a pretty good indication that the next big push for Microsoft will be to get their software running on as many stereos and DVD players as possible. Read...

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