AES San Francisco 2012
Broadcast and Streaming Media Session B6
Saturday, October 27, 10:45 am — 12:15 pm (Room 131)
B6 - Audio for Mobile TelevisionChair:
Brad Dick, Broadcast Engineering Magazine - Kansas City, MO, USA
Tim Carroll, Linear Acoustic Inc. - Lancaster, PA, USA
David Layer, National Association of Broadcasters - Washington, DC, USA
Robert Murch, Fox Television
Geir Skaaden, DTS, Inc.
Jim Starzynski, NBC Universal - New York, NY, USA
Dave Wilson, CEA - Arlington, VA, USA
Many TV stations recognize mobile DTV as a new and great financial opportunity. By simply simulcasting their main channel an entirely new revenue stream can be developed. But according to audio professionals, TV audio engineers should consider carefully the additional audio processing required to ensure proper loudness and intelligibility in a mobile device’s typically noisy environment. The proper solution may be more complex that just reducing dynamic range or adding high-pass filtering.
This panel of audio experts will provide in-depth guidance on steps that may be taken to maximize the performance of your mobile DTV channel.