The DTV Audio Group, in association with the Sports Video Group, invites you to attend the 2018 DTVAG@NAB Advanced Television Audio Forum. The forum will be held from 12pm to 6pm on Sunday, April 8th, 2018, and will take place at the Alexis Park Hotel at 375 East Harmon Avenue in Las Vegas.
The transition to streamed content delivery and the growth of virtualized IT-based production infrastructure continue to accelerate the evolution of audio services and content creation and distribution workflows. The 2018 Winter Olympics has produced an unprecedented volume of advanced surround programming and pioneered new techniques for virtualized remote production. Recent months have witnessed a continued growth in Atmos program distribution and seen in the first over-the air broadcasts of ATSC audio in both 5.1 and Atmos. As the capabilities increase to bring personalized, accessible, and immersive audio to a wide range of viewers and their devices, how do production and distribution workflows adapt?
Thomas Edwards, Fox Networks, Vice President, Engineering and Development
Scott Kramer, Netflix, Manager Sound Technologies
Karl Malone, NBC Sports and NBC Olympics, Director of Sound Design
Sean Richardson, Starz Entertainment, Executive Director and Principal Audio Engineer
Pete Sockett, Capital Broadcasting, Director of Engineering and Operations
Jim Starzynski, NBC Universal, Director and Principal Audio Engineer; Chairman DTVAG
Kent Terry, Dolby Laboratories, Senior Manager Audio Technology, Office of the CTO
Registration for this free-of-charge event is now open, and all members of the digital television audio community are invited to attend.
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