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Jay Yeary

Jay Yeary

Jay Yeary is a broadcast engineer specializing in audio. He is an AES Fellow and member of both SBE and SMPTE.

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    2018 Audio Prognostication—What Lies Ahead?

    January 18, 2018

    The beginning of a new year is an excellent time to reflect on life and ponder mysteries—such as why we make a big deal out of one year starting as another ends, and whether time is just an imaginary construct in the first place.

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    Guidelines for Streaming Loudness

    December 21, 2017

    As mature as the television industry is, it appears to be going through a very disruptive identity crisis right now.

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    The ‘Dematerialization’ of Audio Facilities

    October 30, 2017

    Recently I ran across an interesting piece from the Joint Taskforce for New Media (JT-NM) on the “dematerialized facility,” which envisions broadcast facilities built entirely from commodity IT equipment or with everything outsourced and no onsite equipment at all.

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    Working With Fixed Monitor Levels

    September 20, 2017

    ATSC Recommended Practice (RP) A/85 is usually thought of as a loudness standardization document full of guidelines we must follow to ensure content loudness complies with the CALM Act.

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    The Effects of New Formats on Loudness

    July 21, 2017

    The face of television audio has developed some interesting new wrinkles since we last looked at loudness—namely, immersive audio, objectbased audio and audio for personal devices.

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    Audio Education at the 2017 NAB Show

    June 30, 2017

    Every April, thousands of us make a pilgrimage to the desert to learn from gurus who pass along insight and direction, give us glimpses into the future, and help us make sense of it all.

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    ATSC 3.0 and Preparing Audio Infrastructure

    February 24, 2017

    IP transmission will begin making inroads into North American broadcast facilities starting this spring, even if they have no plans to implement an IP-based infrastructure, thanks to the finalization of ATSC 3.0 specifications and the introduction of compatible consumer products at this year’s CES.

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    Layer 2 and 3 Considerations for AoIP

    January 19, 2017

    When it comes to audio-over-IP (AoIP), one area that seems to cause a substantial amount of confusion is whether a technology works at Layer Two or Layer Three.

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