UAA Hardware Design Guidelines

Design guidelines for meeting UAA hardware requirements for USB audio, IEEE 1394 AV/C audio and Intel HD Audio for the Windows Vista Logo Program and compatibility with Microsoft-provided audio class drivers.

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The Microsoft Universal Audio Architecture (UAA) initiative, in combination with PC audio device technologies, is key to delivering a simple yet compelling user experience with current and future versions of the Microsoft Windows operating systems. Devices that meet UAA hardware requirements can take advantage of Microsoft-provided class drivers that provide complete driver support for audio devices for Windows.

This paper provides design guidelines for meeting UAA hardware requirements for USB audio, IEEE 1394 AV/C audio and Intel HD Audio. This information is intended for PC system manufacturers, BIOS developers, and manufacturers of PC audio devices.

Included in this white paper:

  • Introduction
  • A Recommended Validation Procedure for System and Board Designers
  • A Recommended Validation Procedure for System and Board Hardware Testers
  • Conclusion

 

 

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