New Dante Pro S1 SoC Hits Security Requirements for Enterprise Internet-of-Things

New Dante Pro S1 SoC Hits Security Requirements for Enterprise Internet of Things

Audinate today announced the Dante Pro S1, a “compact and cost-effective” system-on-a-chip (SoC) for professional audio and AV equipment manufacturers to integrate Dante network functionality in low channel count devices. Audinate says Dante Pro S1 represents the latest generation Dante solution from Audinate for OEMs and is designed to meet the evolving security requirements for enterprise Internet-of-Things (IoT), Unified Communications (UC) and advanced audio system implementations.

The company says the chip solution will be a focus of Audinate’s new innovations and provides a platform for new features such as media encryption. Dante Pro S1 offers an alternative to the Ultimo chip for OEMs building low channel count devices. New designs are encouraged to use Dante Pro S1 as it will provide future features and capabilities that may not be supported by Ultimo-based products.

Small and Power-Efficient Dante-on-a-Chip Solution.

Audinate says the Dante Pro S1 is designed for compact and power-efficient audio equipment solutions requiring Dante network interoperability. The chip is a TFBGA100 package (8mm x 8mm) and requires minimal external components to complete system integration. The underlying microcontroller is more power efficient than previous Dante solutions, resulting in low heat dissipation for space-constrained equipment designs.

The company says Dante Pro S1 is offered in multiple package configurations to meet the exacting requirements of OEMs. The configurations announced today support up to 2×2 channels at 96 kHz or up to 4×4 channels at 48 kHz audio encoding.