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high resolution

(1) A large amount of information per square inch on a display screen or printed form. Measured in dots per inch (dpi), the more dpi, the higher the resolution and quality. Screens are in the 70-400 dpi range whereas printers are in the 300-1200 dpi range. Imagesetters typically print at 1270 or 2540 dpi. See dpi.

(2) A large amount of information on screen. This is technically "screen resolution." For example, a 2560x1600 screen shows more information than 1600x1200. See screen resolution.

(3) A large amount of information stored per second in a digital audio recording. Measured in samples per second as well as the size of each sample, the more of either one or both, the higher the quality. See sampling and high-resolution audio.
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If you don't, then hi-res audio in its entirety may not be for you.
Pairing the SE-MHR5s with an iPhone playing hi-res files through an Oppo HA-2 amplifier, an abundance of bass becomes immediately apparent meaning they're likely to be an acquired taste.
One significant advantage of the Hi-Res 3D Flash LIDAR sensor technology is that it provides both real-time machine vision as well as environmental mapping functions.
While both the Hi-Res audio and the new Beats stations are yet to be confirmed for inclusion in Apple Music by Apple, it is probable that Apple may announce these features in the next few months, in light of growing competition in the music streaming industry.
The RSX-GS9 in-car digital media player joins a growing line of Sony products designed to provide consumers the best way to enjoy a fully immersive, Hi-Res Audio experience at home or on the go.
For hi-res image of McClure, contact Lauren Curley at lpcurley@comcast.
Dedicated DACs aim to improve the often limp sounds delivered by the weedy audio components in mobile phones, tablets and PCs, as well as allowing for playback of hi-res audio files.
9 mm at their thinnest point) as well as the world's first series with Hi-Res compatible speakers.
Hi-res product photos available upon request: media@petgadgets.
However, most handsets have cheap built-in digitalto-analogue converters (DACs) meaning lousy sounding playback through headphones as well as no ability to play the lossless hi-res audio files that are now popular.
In line with its philosophy of inspiring and fulfilling the curiosity of people around the world and moving them emotionally, Sony s booth will feature new products and prototypes highlighting Sony s 4K Ultra High-Definition technology, High-Resolution Audio ( Hi-Res ), and SmartWear.
Editors Note: Hi-res photo of Linda Franzblau available at www.