London, UK (November 29, 2012)-Broadcast & Audio Series has announced that its annual Loudness Summit will take place December 7 at The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) in London, England.
Expected to attract more than 200 senior-level executives from manufacturers across the professional audio and broadcast sound industry, the event provides a forum for discussing the challenges associated with delivering high-quality audio to the home television.
During the event, attendees will analyze, debate, and discuss the latest technologies, innovations, industry standards, and issues affecting loudness in production workflows and delivery. Florian Camerer, senior sound engineer at ORF and PLOUD will chair the summit, which will feature presentations from the following key industry professionals:
• Tim Carroll, president and founder, Linear Acoustic: "Loudness at the Consumer End: 'We've Done Everything Right—Why Is It Still Wrong?'"
• Simon Tuff, principal technologist, BBC: "Case Study: 'The Wimbledon Experiment' - BBC & Fraunhofer"
• Thomas Lund, HD development manager, TC Electronic: "Loudness Normalization for Music, iPods, and Mobile"
• Andrew Mason, senior research and development engineer, BBC: "Standards: R 128, A/85. Are They Different?"
• Peter Schut, CTO, Axon: "The M-Word (Metadata)"
• Mark Pascoe, senior technical marketing manager, Broadcast Group, Dolby: "Loudness in a Multiplicitous World"
• Peter van Everdingen, broadcast and audio consultant, Delta Sigma Consultancy: "Loudness in Distribution: The Safety Net"
• MC Patel, CEO and founder, Emotion Systems: "Challenges in Implementing Loudness"
• Felix Krueckels, senior product development engineer, Lawo AG: "Loudness Work in Live Productions Like Sports; Case Studies, Experiences, Upmix, Downmix"
• Florian Camerer, summit chairman and senior sound engineer at ORF, EBU-PLOUD and VDT: "Loudness Normalization: Misunderstandings, Dangers, Pitfalls"
The Broadcast & Audio Series Loudness Summit