Known as the Network Audio Adapter.
From the author's website (as of 21st August 2019):
Network audio is especially useful to give freedom from cables when player is run on a tablet or other wireless device.
Processing is performed by the player application and the processed data is then asynchronously streamed over network to a very lightweight network audio adapter interfacing to the DAC. Asynchronous FIFO provides maximum isolation between processing and audio reproduction.
As of 21st August 2019:
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (64-bit) or one of the variants (Ubuntu Studio is recommended as optimized version)
- Audio interface with ALSA-drivers
- CPU support for SSE4.2 instruction set
- Display adapter with OpenGL support
- Minimum full-HD resolution (1080p)
This player requires a CPU with the SS
How To Install
This player will only show up when you install HQPlayer NAA manually. Go to Signalyst's website to download a copy of NAA. You can either install this manually from the shell, or via the Snakeoil tab.
Make sure you download the binary that matches your architecture (e.g. Download the i386 deb file if you are using 32 bit of Snakeoil OS), and also, the deb package for Trusty.
This forum thread (link) is a step by step guide on how to download and install the software. Please post in that thread if you have any issues.