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Windows 7: Generic Hardware Question. Win 10 Related. Cross Posted

09 Aug 2015   #1

Windows 10 Professional 64bit.
Generic Hardware Question. Win 10 Related. Cross Posted

Started this thread on 10 Forums. No answers there. As 7 Forums seems to have somebody who knows something about everything ala' technology........

It's really just a generic hardware question. I'm looking for a real world example of a "High fidelity microphone array and hardware driver with microphone array geometry exposed."

Post and link from 10 Forums below.
Microphone Requirements For Cortana - Windows 10 Forums

I have Cortana set up and working pretty nicely with this microphone.

On initial setup I did get the "might not work so good with this microphone" (paraphrasing) dialog.

To my Star Trek delight it responds to "Hey Cortana" fairly consistently and I'd estimate speech recognition in the mid to upper 90% range even in a room with some background noise. TV etc...

Being curious i started looking into "can I make it better." That was about an hour ago.

Specs from Microsoft call for a "High fidelity microphone array and Hardware and driver with microphone array geometry exposed. Huh?

After copious Googling I haven't been able to come up with anywhere or anybody that will fess up to having such a thing for sale.

My question then is. Can anybody link me to a product page that shows a microphone for a desktop computer sporting those capabilities? It could be either USB or 3.5 mm for use with a discrete SoundBlaster card.


Thanks in advance.

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09 Aug 2015   #2

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

Corsair came out with some cool stuff,
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10 Aug 2015   #3

Windows 10 Professional 64bit.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Corsair came out with some cool stuff,
Best deals of the day
Thank you for taking the time to reply.

I agree there is some very nice looking equipment at the link you posted. However, unless I am missing something there is nothing there applicable to my question.

Again my thanks.

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