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Criterion Launches RenderWare Audio 2.0 For PS2

Criterion Software has launched RenderWare Audio 2.0 for the PS2, the latest version of the company's real-time multi-channel audio system. Version 2 contains the follow...
Criterion Software has launched RenderWare Audio 2.0 for the PS2, the latest version of the company's real-time multi-channel audio system. Version 2 contains the following new features:
  • Support for interleaved substreams to enable instant switching between streams
  • Command queuing, which allows beat-matched switching between streams or interactive music applications
  • An enhanced wave dictionary editor with extended compatibility, functionality and increased performance
  • The ability to edit parameters (bit-rate, frequency, target format, and so on) for each wave
  • Run-time wave conversions using RenderWare Audio API
  • Support for multiple memory management strategies
  • Reduced memory usage of the entire system
  • A new PS2 streaming system for making better use of the input/output processor
  • Support for Dolby Pro Logic II and Dolby Digital 5.1 playback Pricing information was not disclosed.
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