Updated Chapters to High Definition Audio for the Digital Home

This Web only update consists of three chapters. New material is added to Chapter 4 covering recent updates to the High Definition Audio Specification version 1.0a, which was released June 17, 2010. It replaces the previous Chapter 4, specifically the information on HDMI.

Chapter 12 and Chapter 13 stand on their own and are new content. Chapter 12 discusses audio support for Windows 7 and how to extend the HD Audio and USB Audio class drivers, while Chapter 13 goes into detail on how to run the Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL) logo testing that is required for systems that support Windows.

HD Audio Book Update