Nowadays, USB type-C interface are all equipment grew in popularity, the giants are extremely optimistic about, for example, Intel, has been basically completed the USB type-C digital audio digital audio technology development, related standards will be released at the end of the second quarter. Familiar? Music as in the recently released the second generation of super phone introduced its claims to be the world's first cdla full lossless digital audio, so as to get rid of 3.5mm earphone interface and analog audio, USB type-C interface and digital audio turned round.
Intel did not disclose the details of how the new standard, but updating USB audio device class 2.0 specification to support a new interface, while expanding audio specification and function, to improve power management, simplified found and configuration mode, let new type-C headphones and now just as likely to use.
In addition, the new specification is downward compatible with Audio 1.0/2.0 USB, but will naturally join the new format.
Intel's vision is to eliminate the 3.5 mm headphone interface and analog audio, but not limited to the phone, but a variety of places where the audio output.
HDMI/DisplayPort has completed the popularity of digital video output, VGA basic is completely eliminated, but in the audio side, the traditional analog technology is still powerful. Intel in the first generation NUC mini machine to cancel the analog audio output, but later in the user's request had to be returned.
Android Google 5 system has also been supported by the DAC USB devices and digital headphones, coupled with the popularity of Type-C USB, digital audio is not really there is hope for it?