Michael Silbergleid

Michael Silbergleid

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Golf Channel video, audio union workers walk out over labor dispute

AP reports that union workers for video and audio production at Golf Channel events walked out Sunday over stalled contract negotiations, leading to limited coverage of the final round at the Sony Open and two other events in the Bahamas and Florida. Golf Channel said it has been negotiating an agreement for nine months with […]  More

Understanding the Livewire+ AES67 Protocol

TVTechnology.com reports that over the last 15 to 20 years, broadcast audio systems have undergone revolutionary changes—from analog to digital technologies, from manual to computer-assisted workflows, integrating related systems such as telephones and intercom systems, and much more. One key enabling technology is Audio over IP (AoIP), which delivers a number of significant benefits, including […]  More

CAS Awards Nominations Announced For Film & TV Sound Mixing

Deadline.com reports that the Cinema Audio Society is out with its nominees for the 54th annual CAS Awards, which celebrate outstanding achievement in film and TV sound mixing for 2017. The hardware will be presented February 24 during a ceremony at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza. Read more at http://deadline.com/2018/01/cas-awards-nominations-2018-last-jedi-game-of-thrones-veep-1202239554/  More

NAMM 2018: AES@NAMM Pro Sound Symposium Coming Soon

– Places still available at this must-attend training and education opportunity – New York City, January 9, 2018 — The inaugural AES@NAMM Pro Sound Symposium: Live & Studio kicks off in a couple of weeks with a rich and varied educational program of training sessions. The four-day international symposium from the Audio Engineering Society will be […]  More

Black Screen: Experimental French TV Show Is All About Audio

Worldcrunch.com reports that some French television viewers were likely surprised last month when they switched on one evening to see … a black screen. At least at the outset. Then, short subtitles begin to appear along with some vague, undulating and colorful forms. Finally, the sound of voices, which turn out to be those of […]  More

AIMS and MNA Announce Merger

Operating as AIMS, the Joint Organization Can Support IP Interoperability Standards Across a Larger Cross Section of the Media and Entertainment Industry BOTHELL, Wash. — Dec. 14, 2017 — The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) today announced that it is merging with the Media Networking Alliance (MNA) to form a single trade association for […]  More

Speech recognition technology used to analyze Apollo mission tapes

NewAtlas.com reports that there was a lot more said during the Apollo 11 missions besides “the Eagle has landed” and “that’s one step for man.” To help preserve and make accessible the thousands of hours of recorded mission audio, a team of researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas used speech recognition technology to unscramble and […]  More

AES President David Scheirman Gives Keynote Speech at International Symposium on ElectroAcoustic Technologies (ISEAT 2017) in Shenzhen, China

New York, NY, December 11, 2017 — Audio Engineering Society President David Scheirman recently gave the keynote speech for the 6th International Symposium on ElectroAcoustic Technologies (ISEAT 2017) in Shenzhen, China, held November 4-5. Scheirman’s speech opened the symposium with the topic “Past, Present, and Future: an Overview of Large-Scale Loudspeakers Arrays” and additionally shared perspectives […]  More

Lossless audio explained: sorting the FLACs from the ALACs

TechRadar.com reports that thanks to the PC, the iPod and then the smartphone, the music world was once ruled by the 128kbps MP3 file. Our music was mobile, and heavily compressed, and to anyone who had been used to CD or vinyl, it sounded pretty terrible. Lossy MP3, WMA and AAC music ripped from CDs or downloaded […]  More

What Exactly Is Hi-Res Audio, and Should I Care About It?

Pitchfork.com reports that record labels have always salivated at the opportunity to re-sell you their catalog in some new, “improved” format. Their latest update comes in the form of high-resolution digital audio: Music delivered at better-than-CD quality, intended to come as close as possible to the fidelity of a record’s original masters. Audiophiles have been […]  More