Montreal, Canada (PressExposure) March 07, 2013 -- Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, has announced immediate availability of the AudioStreamer reference board, providing a flexible design template.
Future Electronics is offering an AudioStreamer [http://www.futureelectronics.com/en/technologies/development-tools/analog-power/Pages/5025438-EEP115.aspx] Micro-Blox rapid proof-of-concept development system for OEMs designing digital audio equipment. Launched in partnership with Freescale Semiconductor, Wolfson Microelectronics, NIC and Micrel, the AudioStreamer Micro-Blox development board is available exclusively through Future Electronics, and includes the capability to decode FLAC (at 192/24), MP3 and WAV audio files, while capturing audio using the SPEEX encoder. The system can stream at full audio bandwidth via Ethernet, USB or the SD card socket.
This new development board features an ARM Cortec-M4 microcontroller with audio decompression software, a choice of high-end and low-cost DACs, a codec, low noise power supplies, Ethernet plus digital and analog microphones. Using the board's free PC-based graphical user interface, which connects to the board via USB, developers can start recording and playing back audio files in just five minutes.
To register to qualify for a free development board, visit: Future Blox.
For additional information about AudioStreamer, Future-Blox, audio, Signal-to-Noise Ratio, Freescale, Kinetis MK60FN1M0VMD15, ARM® Cortex-M4 microcontrollers, MQX, Micrel KSZ8021RNL, Wolfson Microelectronics, WM8741, WM8904, and WM8524, along with access to the world's largest available-to-sell inventory, please visit www.FutureElectronics.com.
About Future Electronics
Future Electronics is a world class leader and innovator in the distribution and marketing of electronic components. Having served the electronics industry for over 40 years, Future Electronics is uniquely positioned as the only truly global distributor of electronic components supporting customers of all sizes. Future Electronics currently operates in 169 locations in 42 countries in the Americas, Europe and Asia, with its corporate headquarters in Montreal, Canada. http://www.FutureElectronics.com
Martin H. Gordon
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