Clean Audio for TV broadcast: An Object-Based Approach for Hearing-Impaired Viewers - April 2015
Audibility of a CD-Standard A/DA/A Loop Inserted into High-Resolution Audio Playback - September 2007
Sound Board: Food for Thought, Aesthetics in Orchestra Recording - April 2015
Plug and Play? An Investigation into Problems and Solutions of Digital Audio Networks
It is a challenge to predict fault tolerance of the total system using point-to-point digital audio interfaces to build complex routing structures. In real life, digital interfacing is therefore still considered less robust than analog. This paper provides a systematic investigation of factors determining reliability in a number of widely used professional audio and synchronisation interfaces such as AES3, SPDIF, ADAT, TDIF and Word Clock. Electrical characteris-tics, phase-offset and tolerance to offset, intrinsic jitter and tolerance to jitter, and sample rate precision have been tested. Additionally, compliancy with standards has been evaluated. Finally, a discussion how these problems can be dealt with followed by specific thoughts about the next generation of interfaces will be presented with examples.
Click to purchase paper or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member and would like to subscribe to the E-Library then Join the AES!
This paper costs $20 for non-members, $5 for AES members and is free for E-Library subscribers.