Prism Sound To Demonstrate Audio Test System at CES

The dScope Series III audio analyzer now supports audio streaming directly between a test system and a Bluetooth device.
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Prism Sound plans to demonstrate a complete audio test system for wireless “Bluetooth” devices during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas from Jan. 6 through 9, the company says in a written statement.

Prism Sound’s dScope Series III audio analyzer now supports audio streaming directly between a test system and a Bluetooth device—which is a proprietary open wireless technology for exchanging data over short distances from fixed and mobile devices—enabling real-time, closed-loop testing of Bluetooth audio systems, Prism Sound says.

The dScope Series III test system integrates analogue, digital (S/PDIF and I2S), electronic, electroacoustic and Bluetooth measurement capabilities in a single instrument, eliminating the need for audio engineers to conduct time-consuming signal generation and analysis in external software. With dScope Series III, Bluetooth audio development, compliance testing and manufacturing is now faster and easier than ever before, Prism Sound says.

Prism Sound is a UK-based audio engineering specialist that supplies audio test and measurement instruments to many of the world's leading audio design houses and manufacturing operations in consumer electronics, automotive, broadcast and pro audio sectors, the company says.

Prism Sound’s dScope Series III instrument includes precision, automatic gain-ranging which allows high resolution analogue measurements over a massive range, from a few micro-volts to more than 150 volts RMS, and from less than 1 Hz to over 90kHz. Its dedicated hardware interface uses DSP to provide a wide range of real time measurements, while its software exploits the host PC for almost unlimited number crunching and analysis options such as Fast Fourier Transforms, unique 'Smart FFT' soft instruments, swept sine and multi-tone testing. Designed to be highly programmable, the dScope Series III can be automated from a wide range of third-party software applications using Active X controls, or internally using VBScript.