Latency down to approximately 20 milliseconds 29/01/13
Sonoma Wire Works have developed a low latency audio (LLA) solution for Android devices. Typical input to output latency on Android devices is between 100 and 250 milliseconds but Sonoma Wire Works tells us that their LLA solution brings latency down to approximately 20 milliseconds.
Doug Wright, president of Sonoma Wire Works, told Sonic State, "Musicians have been clamoring for a fix for high latency on Android. Sonoma Wire Works is proud to offer a solution that can broaden the device options for mobile music production."
Latency is the time it takes for sound to go into a system and back out. Low latency is essential to musicians if they want to use a device for real-time processing (e.g. guitar amp models and effects or input monitoring during recording). Latency above 25 ms is generally considered too high for input monitoring and live effects. Sonoma Wire Works says that their LLA solution achieves low latency on Android with analog input to output measurements comparable to what is currently available on iOS.