The Quality of Speech Transmission in a Background of Music and Effects in Audio-Visual Programs
The subject of this paper concerns the results of subjective experiments on improvement of quality of speech transmission in a background of other elements of a final soundtrack in audio-visual programs. The purpose of the experiments was to examine the influence of different factors on speech intelligibility and timbral quality. These factors were 1) signal processing of speech and accompanying music or sound effects, 2) vision of talker's face (especially at the large schedule), and 3) directional perception of speech and other elements of the soundtrack in multichannel sound systems.
Click to purchase paper as a non-member 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 $33 for non-members and is temporarily free for AES members.