10.14.2008 09:25 AM
HD test, measurement demands ability to modify datastream
Karsten Hansen, CEO of DK Technologies in Herlev, Denmark, sees the need for a significant changeover in the test, measurement and monitoring equipment needed to maintain HD quality.
It isn’t enough simply to give broadcasters the tools to monitor and interrogate an HD signal; they also should have a means to make modifications to the HD datastream when needed. According to Hansen, that’s especially true when it comes to metadata, 5.1 surround-sound information and closed-captioning that are part of the HD signal.
This week, Hansen discusses the test, measurement and monitoring challenges of HD and his company’s approach in an audio podcast.
Tell us what you think! HDTU invites response from our readers. Please submit your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org. We'll follow up with your comments in an upcoming issue.