DTV Audio Group Roundtable: Production Practices for Next-Generation Audio

December 17th 1:00pm to 3:00pm Eastern Time
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As television distribution models continue to evolve, opportunities are opening up to enhance viewer experiences with augmented personalization and accessibility features. How can these features be supported on a practical production basis for live sports programing? Join the DTV audio group round table for a discussion of these and other aspects of Next-Generation Audio.

The DTV Audio Group

With the mutual cooperation of networks, manufacturers, technologists, sound designers, and engineers, the DTV Audio group is committed to furthering the practical application of emerging television audio standards and technologies through education and open exchange of ideas, best practices, and techniques.


  • Current Next-Generation Audio System Testing and Deployment
  • Serial ADM Standards Development and Practical Integration
  • Contrasting Live, Fixed, and Pre-Authored Metadata Workstreams
  • Exploring Accessibility and Personalization Use Cases
  • Real-World Implementation of Personalization and Accessibility
  • Live Production Implications of Personalization
  • Moving Toward a Modular Audio Production Model


  • Robin Broomfield, Broadcast Production and Technology Consultant
  • Tim Carroll, Senior Director Sound Technology, Office of the CTO, Dolby Laboratories
  • Mark Francisco, Fellow, Accessibility and Inclusive Experience, Comcast
  • Karl Malone, Director of Sound Design, NBC Sports and Olympics
  • David Marston, Senior Research and Development Engineer, BBC
  • Jim Starzynski, Director and Principal Audio Engineer at NBCUniversal
  • Jason Power, Senior Director of Commercial Partnerships and Standards, Dolby Laboratories
  • Matthew Paradis, Senior Research and Development Engineer, BBC
  • Matthieu Parmentier, Head of Data & Artificial Intelligence, France•TV
  • Sean Richardson, Executive Director, Content Operations, Starz/Lionsgate
  • Brian Rio, Director of Sound Design, Warner Media Studios
  • Mark Ross-Smith, Senior Design Engineer, SKY
  • Henry Rousseau, Associate Director Remote Production Operations at ESPN
  • Tom Sahara, Media Technologist and Advisor
  • Paola Sunna, Senior Project Manager, Technology and Innovation, EBU
  • Kent Terry, Senior Manager for Audio Technology, Office of the CTO, Dolby Laboratories

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