Japan Audio Society (JAS) announced that it has certified LHDC™ as an audio codec for its “Hi-Res Audio Wireless” certification.
LHDC™ stands for Low latency and High-Definition audio Codec. In comparison with the SBC audio codec, LHDC™ allows more than 3 times the data transmitted and seeks to provide the most realistic and high definition of wireless audio.
The “Hi-Res Audio Wireless” certification can be granted to wireless connection capable products which meet the following conditions where the wireless connection is not be used inside a product or between the unit of product, i.e. left and right transducer.
- Wireless Audio Data Transfer shall connect products defined as Hi-Res Audio logo applicable or Hi-Res Audio Wireless logo applicable.
- Wireless Audio Data Transfer shall use Audio Codecs which defined by JAS for this purpose.
- Wireless Audio Data Transfer shall not have enough bandwidth to transfer Digital Audio data defined at 96kHz/24bit.
Audio Codecs currently certified by JAS for its “Hi-Res Audio Wireless” certification are LDAC™ and LHDC™.