DTV Audio Group Explores Chaos, CALM

The DTV Audio Group will meet during the NAB Show at the Alexis Park Hotel in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 15th, 2012 from 12:00 p.m. through 5:30 p.m. for the event, “Chaos, Complexity, and CALM.”
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Las Vegas, NV (April 6, 2012)—The DTV Audio Group will meet during the NAB Show at the Alexis Park Hotel in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 15th, 2012 from 12:00 p.m. through 5:30 p.m. for the event, “Chaos, Complexity, and CALM.”

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Representatives from broadcast organizations and pro audio equipment manufacturers will discuss a variety of topics focusing on the delivery of 5.1-channel audio in compliance with recently passed legislation and to multiple platforms. Scheduled participants include Fred Aldous, Fox Sports; Tim Carroll, Linear Acoustic; Roger Charlesworth, executive director, DTVAG; Kevin Cleary ESPN; Bob Dixon, NBC Olympics Unit; Richard Friedel, Fox Networks; Dave Higgins, Comcast; Ken Hunold, Dolby Laboratories; Bruce Jacobs, TCPT; Michael Nunan, CTV; Jerry Parkins, Comcast; Sean Richardson, Starz Entertainment; Jeffrey Riedmiller, Dolby Laboratories; and Tom Sahara, Turner Sports and chairman, DTVAG.

Issues scheduled for discussion include CALM Act compliance and the implementation of ATSC A/85; video descriptive services and the practical challenges of the 21st Century Video and Communications Accessibility Act; strategies for multi-platform content delivery; and techniques and technology enabling the delivery of full-time 5.1 audio for all types of programming.

Presented in conjunction with the Sports Video Group, the meeting is sponsored by Dale Pro Audio, Dolby, Linear Acoustic and Salzbrenner Stagetec. Free registration at www.dtvaudio.org is open to DTVAG members and interested parties in the television audio community.

Registration begins at 12 noon and the program begins at 1:00 p.m. There will be a reception following the program at 5:30 p.m. The Alexis Park Hotel is located at 375 E. Harmon Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89169.

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