Dante Via is easy-to-use software that delivers unprecedented multi-channel routing of computer-based audio, allowing a wide range of applications and devices to be networked and interconnected, easily and inexpensively.
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Dante Via enhances any USB or Firewire audio device with network connectivity, allowing you to easily expand your Dante system with hundreds of readily available products using the drivers you prefer – ASIO or WDM on Windows and Core Audio on Mac. Simply connect your device and check "Enable Dante" in the Dante Via interface, and it's ready to connect with your entire network, unrestrained by short cable runs.
Dante Via isolates and routes audio to and from applications, up to 16 bidirectional channels each. Eliminate unwanted system audio sounds by choosing only the applications you wish to connect to your Dante network, and send their audio anywhere you need it. You can even send audio from different applications to different locations at once.
Use Dante Via to connect local headphones or speakers directly to a Dante network, so you can easily monitor Dante devices and channels from anywhere on the system with no need for dedicated hardware.
Connect computers running Dante Via together to create an instant Dante audio network, for cost-effective real-time sharing of microphones, interfaces and applications.
Lou Mannarino, owner of L&M Sound and Light, talks about using Dante networking and Dante Via to simplify workflows and cabling requirements with the New York Philharmonic and other NYC artists. His focus on special events means every show is different, and he sees Dante Via as an important new tool to meet new challenges.
Lee Fields is the FOH engineer for Lincoln Brewster and the official Worship Arts Ninja for Bayside Church. Lee and Bayside Worship Arts staff member Mike Johns discuss how Dante Via fits into the always-changing needs for house of worship audio. Bayside has extensive and varied audio requirements across its four campuses in the Sacramento/Roseville area.
Michael Barlett, Senior Media Systems Technician with the World Bank Group at TeamPeople, talks about how Dante Via helps to solve media and conferencing problems at World Bank headquarters in Washington, DC.
"What Dante Via allows us to do... it opens up a whole window—anything on their laptop, any audio source—now it is as simple as plugging it into the Dante network and I have it."
Dante Virtual Soundcard is a robust, high channel count application with the single purpose of getting a large number of channels in and out of a computer, while Dante Via allows for a much more diverse set of devices and applications to be routed and networked, but at a lower channel count.
|Connect audio applications to a Dante network||✓||✓|
|Channels of application audio||Up to 64||Up to 16|
|Connect USB/Firewire audio devices to Dante network||✓|
|Isolate and network audio from individual applications||✓|
|Create standalone Dante network using only computers||✓|
|Route audio between devices and applications||✓|
|Drag and Drop routing||✓|
|Dante Controller routing||✓||✓|
|Controlled sharing of audio sources on a network||✓|
|Mix audio sources||✓|
Pro Sound Network, March 2016
"Priced at $49.95, Dante Via has opened the doors for smaller venues, organizations, freelancers, schools and churches to be able to step foot in the world of Dante without obtaining expensive expansion cards or interfaces."
Read "Intro to Audinate Dante Via" by Liz May
Installation, Nov, 2015
"The premise of Dante Via is very simple: it brings Dante network functionality to any computer, and to any audio device connected to it and any audio applications it is running."
Read "Installation Demo of the month: Audinate Dante Via"
Pro Audio Asia, Nov-Dec, 2015
"This is the step that will propel Dante and the AoIP principle into countless installations worldwide, in every sector you can think of."
Read "Network Availability"
Commercial Integrator, Nov, 2015
"Via allows integrators to configure systems to specific user requirements through the ability to isolate and route audio from applications."
Read "Audinate Extends Dante Platform with Via"