December 11, 2018, 2:40 am

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Hi-Res Audio Market set for further growth

According to Market Research firm NPD Group, sales of Hi-Res Audio devices grew 77 percent from 2014 to 2016, while unit sales grew 118 percent. NPD Group classifies flash-memory players, receivers...

Astell&Kern announces the AK70 MKII

Astell&Kern today announced the AK70 MKII, successor to the AK70. At a first glance, the AK70 MKII exhibits minimal changes to its exterior form factor, it is the internal circuitry that...
Onkyo and Pioneer Enable MQA Playback on the Onkyo DP-S1 and XDP-30R DAPs

Onkyo and Pioneer Enable MQA Playback on the Onkyo DP-S1 and XDP-30R DAPs

Onkyo and Pioneer have announced the release of a firmware update for the Onkyo DP-S1 and Pioneer XDP-30R enabling MQA playback on their latest DAP players, delivering on a promise that...
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IFA 2017: Labels Sony, Universal and Warner outlined hopes of mass-market appeal for hi-res...

"We are at a time where we are seeing major opportunities for hi-res: to get the younger generations to move on to hi-res. Formats like MQA make it more portable, so...
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IFA 2017: MQA expands partnership with Music Services and playback support on LG and...

MQA has announced a breadth of partnership news at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin. Starting with new MQA Streaming Partners, Korean-based hi-res streaming service, Groovers who is working on MQA mobile and desktop...