Na het besluit van Aureal om zelf geluidskaarten te gaan bakken heeft Diamond een nieuwe partner gevonden in ESS Technology:
Diamond Multimedia Systems, Inc. (NasdaqIMD - news), a leader in PC multimedia and Internet connectivity, and ESS Technology Incorporated (Nasdaq: ESST - news), the leader in PC audio technology, today announced a strategic partnership under which Diamond will offer next-generation PC audio solutions, featuring sound innovations based on the ESS chip platform. Diamond's next generation audio accelerators are expected to deliver the latest advancements in 3D sound technology for PC users who enjoy playing the hottest new 3D games and experiencing digital audio entertainment.
``Diamond is partnering with ESS to offer what we believe will be the most innovative and compelling audio technology available to the PC consumer during this year's holiday season,'' said Scott Vouri, vice president and general manager of the Multimedia Division at Diamond. ``With the introduction of our next generation audio accelerators we are continuing our commitment to deliver innovative sound card solutions that compliment our line of high-performance graphics and audio accelerators.''
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