Lake Forest, CA (April 22, 2010)–Junger Audio has supplied three B41 SDI audio limiters to the U.S. division of airline entertainment industry content provider IFE Services Inc.
IFE Services has a fully equipped broadcast standard television studio with filming and production facilities at its headquarters in Knutsford, UK. In 2007, the company opened its U.S. division in Lake Forest, CA, where it offers post production facilities for screening, editing and encoding audio and video content for on-board presentation via a variety of head-end in-flight entertainment systems and handheld devices. The company also designs and develops graphics user interfaces, as well as custom software and tool development and technical consulting.
According to Jim Loudon, operations manager for IFE Services, USA operations, “IFE Services’ core business is acquiring content licensing and managing its availability, ordering, processing, QC and delivery for the In-flight entertainment industry.”
When IFE Services USA opened its facilities, it was not initially apparent that there was a need for an SDI audio limiting device. However, when various OEM manufacturers that were taking the company’s AVOD content began to request less dynamics with no clipping, the search was on for a device that would allow IFE Services USA to fulfill this brief.
“For those who fly, the noise in the aircraft cabin can be very daunting,” Loudon explains. “We have had to overcome this dynamic by increasing the ‘lows’ and lowering the ‘highs,’ while adjusting the overall sound to roughly -10 dB for content before it reaches the limiter. We researched a variety of audio limiting equipment but found that the Junger Audio B41 had all the features we were looking for: ease of use, programmed presets, and top support from our representative, Arnie Toshner, who has gone the extra mile by regularly checking in with us to make sure we are satisfied with our purchases.”