Mar 07, 2014 / 03:43 PM / By Jay Yeary
TV Audio Advances
Television screens are getting bigger and sexier, but the audio technology in them seems to have stagnated.
Mar 04, 2014 / 07:00 PM / By Mary Gruszka
The Role of Real-Time Processors in Loudness Metering and Correction
As a practical matter— to ensure compliance with the CALM Act or to produce deliverables to a specific loudness target—stations and content-producing facilities are relying more on loudness processors to automatically make adjustments to the audio content.
Jan 24, 2014 / 05:52 PM / By Mary Gruszka
AES67-2013 Looks at Audio Over IP
As new technologies emerge they add to and complement what’s come before, or replace existing structures.

Jan 03, 2012 / 12:00AM
Some Cabling Solutions to Reduce Power Line Noise in Audio
Often we need to work with what we have and an external solution is called for.

About Being a Good Recording Engineer, Thanks to Malcolm Cecil

An engineer must be transparent. Hold your tongue, and think about what you are going to say before you say it.

Test the Test Equipment

As with any job, preparation and planning pay off.

Mar 24, 2014 / 08:17PM / By Jay Yeary
The Difficulties of Getting a Great Mix to Air
I started mixing for television in the late 1970’s during the good old analog days when TV audio was more of an afterthought than it is now
Feb 04, 2014 / 04:30 PM / By Jay Yeary
Is It Time to Redesign Audio Console Surfaces?
In this column, we’ll examine a topic I’ve been contemplating for awhile: large-format digital audio console surface design; the problems with it and why it may be time for a change.
Jan 23, 2014 / 01:44 PM / By Jay Yeary
Audio Topics for the New Year
Whether this year will be as surprising as last year is anyone’s guess, but there are a few topics I think will be the big stories in television audio this year.

VidCheck shows new QC products at IBC 2013
VidChecker Post and VidApps-Audio offer ways to QC file-based media.

WDR installs 145 RTW TM3 TouchMonitor units
The units enable the German broadcaster to comply with EBU R128 loudness metering.

Sound Devices shows firmware update for 664 mixer at AES
Firmware version 1.05 brings additional features to the mixer, including greater flexibility and ease-of-use outdoors.

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