We also seem to have fractured our physical audio delivery systems into four distinctly different genres, all served by the same HD digital audio feed embedded in our productions.
Alert readers may recall that for the past year I’ve been devoting most of this column to the CALM Act and the related issue of audio levels and loudness in broadcast television audio.
Dave Moulton takes another look at TV audio levels in advance of the CALM Act next month.
I don’t know how many TV Technology readers know of Neil Muncy. However, it is highly improbable that any of us haven’t heard his work.
We all agreed, I think, that getting the CALM Act under control was our primary objective
You may recall that
we’ve been grappling
measurement of audio
loudness and the implications
of the ITU’s B.S.
1770-1 standard for the
measurement of loudness,
in support of the
“I’m a TV engineer from the old school, so of course I never read articles about audio. The CALM Act changes that, of course.”
The protocol is for modifying the television audio signal to measure its magnitude in a way that more closely agrees with humans' subjective sense of loudness
My measurements sought to examine the question of variance of audio levels between channels and how this variance has changed (or not) over time.
The first thing to keep in mind is that we are talking about a pair of signals here, not a single mono signal.
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