AES London 2011
Tutorial T7

Sunday, May 15, 11:00 — 12:30 (Room 3)

T7 - Loudness and EBU R 128—A Basic Tutorial of the Why and What

Florian Camerer, ORF – Austrian TV, and Chairman of EBU PLOUD

The EBU recommendation R 128 "Loudness normalization and permitted maximum level of audio signals" is a milestone for establishing a new way to level audio signals. Together with 4 supporting documents it provides the framework for the transition into this new world of leveling audio based on loudness, not peaks. The chairman of the EBU group PLOUD will present R 128 in detail with the help of examples and will give an outlook of how and where the recommendation is already in practical use.

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