This project was proposed by J. Starzynski. It was approved under our rules by Subcommittee SC-02 and assigned to the SC-02-12 Working Group on Audio applications of networks.
|TITLE||AES-X244, AES RP: Loudness Guidelines for Over the Top Television and Online Video Distribution|
|SCOPE||This AES document addresses OTT and OVD Loudness challenges by leveraging already established Over-the-Air Television practices, providing guidelines focused on the Loudness and Content Dynamic Range for connected set-top and mobile devices.|
|RATIONALE||When followed, these guidelines will: • Provide consistent Loudness across different Programs, service providers and advertising Content • Provide appropriate playback Loudness Range for different devices and listening conditions • Prevent excessive Peak Limiting or other processing from degrading the audio quality • Preserve the artistic intent of wide Dynamic Range content (movies, drama, live music) • Improve the listening experience|
|WHO BENEFITS?||Content creators, and engineers in production, post production and broadcasting.|
|WHY AES?||The AES membership spans the full range of users and organizations likely to use and beneift from the recommendations.|