The rapid increase in digital data usage in several real life applications has paved the way for new and highly effective approaches and technologies, like digital audio decoders. Digital audio decoder is a computer program (in case of software) or a device (in case of hardware) that can decode audio easily. In software, digital audio decoder implements a procedure that decompresses the digital audio data in accordance with the given streaming media audio coding format. In hardware, digital audio decodes digital signals into analog.
The digital audio decoders can decode the input signal of a certain threshold range, due to which it becomes vital to send a signal to a current or voltage amplifier for the needful modifications and pre-amplification, and is later sent as a processed audio input to the digital audio decoders. Digital audio decoders are based on two principal techniques- delta modulation and pulse-code modulation. Digital audio decoders are often customized to emphasize certain aspects of the media that need to be decoded, and are highly used to reverse the encoding for editing or playback.
Digital audio decoders offer a unique feature known as downmixing that assures full compatibility with any playback system. The manufacturers of digital audio decoders have been incorporating advancing technology in their products, to ensure their digital audio decoders in playback system automatically conform the signal to any specific playback circumstances.
The technically advancing digital audio decoders today allow the users to select various amounts of the available compression. Many digital audio decoders are offering integration of LCD, numerous jacks, and other user-friendly features to move ahead of competition.
Digital Audio Decoders
In digital audio decoders, every S/PDIF or HDMI digital audio source is connected to an input connector. Digital audio decoders are electronic modules that decode and process multiple surround sound audio channels, and are used with other amplified audio systems. Digital audio decoders have a display, and an infrared remote control feature. Audio, from the S/PDIF or HDMI source, is extracted and the video part of the signal is dissected into two precise HDMI outputs.
The input signal, that is required to be decoded by the digital audio decoder, needs to be in a certain threshold range. Hence, the signal is sent to a current or voltage amplifier for the necessary modifications and pre-amplification, and then sent as a processed audio input to the digital audio decoders. For instance, in case of a microphone being the input source, the input signal is amplified by current, voltage, and power amplifiers, after which a stronger input signal is sent to the digital audio decoder, which further processes and decodes the signal. The output signal, processed by the digital audio decoder, is then sent to the speaker.
Today, digital audio decoder manufacturers are offering liquid crystal display integrated digital audio encoders. The display in digital audio decoder enables improved visibility of apt status information, and is used to make appropriate feature adjustments. Digital audio decoder suppliers are also integrating a headphone jack in their digital audio decoders to enable the user to experience an intimate listening feature.
Digital Audio Decoders Market: Drivers and Challenges
Digital audio decoders are gaining popularity owing to their enhanced durability and high efficiency. Also, the digital audio decoders are available in an attractive and compact package, which can be installed at almost any location. They also support efficient current sharing and the potential difference fluctuations have almost negligible effect on their functioning. Such factors drive the Digital Audio Decoders market, globally. The advanced setup and audio processing features enable surround sound feature, and a secure connection to an amplified audio system ensuring an optimal experience. Currently, manufacturers offer additional RCA jacks in a digital audio decoder which provide more channels of analog audio for the purpose of front channel bi-amplification. Rise in demand for consumer electronic devices is estimated to offer huge opportunities during the forecast period, thus driving the global Digital Audio Decoders market. The trending features, such as integration of earphone jack and LCD, will propel the global digital audio decoder market to greater heights.
Factors, such as current leakage and the consequential damage to the components of a digital audio decoder, challenge the growth of the global digital audio decoders market.
Digital Audio Decoders Market: Segmentation
On the basis of output port type, the global digital audio decoders market can be segmented into the following:
- Optical output port
- Coaxial output port
On the basis of application, the global digital audio decoders market can be segmented as follows:
On the basis of type, the global digital audio decoders market can be segmented as follows:
- Codec device
- Codec software
Digital Audio Decoders Market: Regional Outlook
Among all the regions, North America holds the largest market share of the global Digital Audio Decoders market and is anticipated to maintain a balanced growth rate over the forecast period. The growth of Digital Audio Decoders market in North America is attributed to the ever-rising trend of adoption of consumer electronics, such as amplified audio speaker systems. The high presence of input signal amplification services and solution providers drive the digital audio decoders market in the region.
However, during the forecast period, digital audio decoder market in Western Europe and Asia Pacific, excluding Japan, are expected to register the high growth rate as compared to the markets in other regions.
Digital Audio Decoders Market: Key Players
Few of the major players operating in the global digital audio decoders market include, Flaunt Corps.; NXP Semiconductors; STMicroelectronics; Dolby Laboratories; Cirrus Logic; Gefen (a subsidiary of Nortek Security and Control); NOGA; AP LINK; Cablesetc; Orei; Kanex Pro and Neoteck, among others.
The Digital Audio Decoders Market Report covers exhaustive analysis on:
Digital Audio Decoders Market Segments
- Digital Audio Decoders Market Segments
- Historical Actual Market Size, 2013 - 2017
- Digital Audio Decoders Market Size & Forecast, 2018 to 2028
- Supply & Demand Value Chain
- Digital Audio Decoders Market Current Trends/Issues/Challenges
- Competition & Companies involved
- Digital Audio Decoder Technology
- Value Chain
- Digital Audio Decoders Market Drivers and Restraints
Regional analysis for Digital Audio Decoders Market includes development of these systems in the following regions:
- North America
- Latin America
- Rest of Latin America
- EU – 4 (Germany, France, Italy, Spain)
- BENELUX (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemburg)
- NORDIC (Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Sweden)
- Eastern Europe (Poland, Ukraine, Czech Republic,)
- Rest of Europe
- CIS & Russia
- Greater China
- ASEAN Countries
- Rest of APEJ
- Middle East & Africa
- GCC Countries
- South Africa
- Rest of MEA
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Digital Audio Decoders Market Report Highlights:
- Detailed overview of parent market
- Changing market dynamics of the industry
- In-depth market segmentation
- Historical, current and projected market size in terms of value
- Recent industry trends and developments
- Competitive landscape
- Strategies of key players and product offerings
- Potential and niche segments/regions exhibiting promising growth
- A neutral perspective towards market performance
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