Octava Inc., specialists in HDMI solutions, announced the release of a new HDMI Audio Converter.
The HDMI Audio Converter consists of: 1 HDMI Input, 1 HDMI Output, Optical Toslink Output and L/R Stereo Audio Output. The HDMI video and audio is passed directly from the HD source to the HDTV . Digital Audio is simultaneously extracted and converted to Optical audio output for integration with existing surround sound systems.
The HDMI Audio Converter supports 1080P HD resolutions.
HDMI is the latest standard for distributing High Definition Digital Video and Audio in high def displays for 2 reasons:
- Uncompressed digital format ensures the best picture quality
- HDMI allows content providers to ensure that their intellectual property is protected through HDCP