Leeds, UK (April 6, 2015)—Nugen Audio’s Loudness Management Batch (LMB) Processor has received certification by the Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA) as an AS-11 DPP-compliant product.
AS-11 DPP is a new international standard format for MXF contribution of HD audio and video files, developed jointly by AMWA and the Digital Production Partnership (DPP). After a series of qualifying tests, the LMB Processor has met the AS-11 DPP certification-level criteria as determined by the DPP Compliance Programme Parties, based on version 1.1 of the AMWA AS-11 specification and version 4.1 of the U.K. DPP broadcaster technical delivery specification.
Nugen Audio's LMB Processor is an offline file-based loudness analysis and correction program for high-throughput applications. The solution qualified for AS-11 DPP compatibility together with Nugen Audio's MXF Extension, a file-handling option that provides native MXF audio-handling and enables LMB Processor to perform automated analysis and correction of audio within an MXF container while preserving all other data within the file.
Nugen Audio has been a participant in the DPP, an initiative founded by U.K. public service broadcasters to help speed the transition to fully digital production and distribution for television. Nugen Audio joins other broadcast equipment manufacturers that are working with the DPP in the U.K. and AMWA in the U.S. on the AS-11 DPP compliance and certification program. Through its Technical Standards group, the DPP is leading an effort to standardize technical and metadata requirements within the U.K. broadcast industry to ensure digital video content can be easily and cost-effectively distributed to audiences via multiple platforms. A subset of the Technical Standards group, the AS-11 DPP program was launched to help further interoperability and create governance around AS-11 DPP compliance in products.