Digigram announced the availability of a Linux driver underopen-source licensing for its miXart 8 (pictured) and miXart 8 AES/EBUmultichannel sound cards. The driver follows the most advanced audiostandard for Linux called ALSA (Advanced Linux Sound Architecture) andis available for download at www.alsa-project.org.
The miXart 8 platform combines Digigram's onboard processing withcomprehensive audio mixing functions. Professional audio applicationsrequiring multiple I/Os for distributing, recording, routing and mixingcan take advantage of the miXart’s 8/8 analog mono I/Os. ThemiXart 8 AES/EBU features 4/4 additional stereo AES/EBU inputs/outputs,and due to its synchronization capabilities, it can be used tointegrate audio with video systems.