Acoustic Renaissance for Audio
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Message from Professor Hirokazu Negishi, Founder of ARA
The ARA circulated a proposal on a High-Quality Audio use of the DVD -- currently under development by WG-4 of the DVD Forum. A standard for Pure Audio use of DVD will soon be announced.
We have made the ARA proposal available here in the following formats:
Adobe PDF format 102kB .pdf file
A competing proposal for audio use of DVD suggests a bitstream coding method. Prof. Malcolm Hawksford of the ARA has written this argument in favour of PCM coding.
Bitstream versus pcm debate for high-density compact disc
Ambisonic and Multichannel coding
Adobe PDF (18kB)
Pre-Emphasis for use at 96kHz Adobe PDF (125kB)
High Quality Audio Application of DVD Adobe PDF (76kB)
Presentation to Japan Audio Society, June 1998
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