Advanced Audio Symposium for Live Sports Production

Once again, the DTV Audio Group and SVG, in conjunction with major sports broadcasters, are creating an opportunity for sports mixers, sound designers, and production engineers to familiarize themselves with emerging audio production and distribution technology and to explore and discuss how these will impact their work. Read More…

Live From NAB 2018: DTV Audio Group Seminar Focuses on Big Changes

Attracting nearly 100 attendees yesterday, the DTV Audio Group’s annual pre-NAB Show seminar focused on advanced audio production in a pivotal time for broadcast: when immersive audio formats and IP-based signal transport are becoming the new normal for the industry.  More

DTV Audio Group at NAB 2018

Advanced Audio Production and Distribution Seminar The DTV Audio Group, in association with the Sports Video Group, invites you to attend the 2018 DTVAG@NAB Advanced Audio Production and Distribution Seminar. DATE: Sunday, April 8th, 2018 LOCATION: Alexis Park Hotel at 375 East Harmon Avenue in Las Vegas. 12:00 p.m.: REGISTRATION, LIGHT LUNCH PROVIDED 1:00 p.m.: OPENING REMARKS […]  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

DTV Audio Group at SVG Summit

Audio Production and Distribution Workshop Digital, Mobile, and IP-Connected Audio 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday, December 11, 2017   This year’s workshop continues to explore the impact of mobile consumption and IP-enabled production tools on audio creation workflows in live sports.  We will examine application of object audio for advanced surround and personalization in […]  More

AES Meets NAB in NYC, and Everyone’s a Winner

The first co-located AES Show and NAB Show, whose dates overlapped on Oct. 18 and 19, turned out largely and, to some, unexpectedly well.  More

DTV Audio Group Forum at AES 143, New York 2017

Television Audio in the Streaming Age: Mobile Takes the Forefront and the Spectrum Crunch Arrives 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Friday, October 20, 2017 The explosion of television streaming is rapidly eclipsing traditional over-the-air broadcasting and MVPD distribution.  While streaming opens the door to new features of personalization, accessibility, and immersive sound, the growing proliferation […]  More

FCC Clarifies RF Rules as the 600 MHz Transition Begins In Earnest

By Steve Harvey The Federal Communications Commission published its Order on Reconsideration and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on July 14, 2017, revising and clarifying technical and operational considerations for wireless microphones in response to petitions from Audio-Technica, Sennheiser, Lectrosonics, and Shure. The revisions come in the wake of the FCC’s Incentive Auction, in which […]  More

DTVAG and SVG Host Leading Sports Mixers for Advanced Audio Symposium

The inaugural Advanced Audio Symposium, presented by the DTV Audio Group and SVG and held in Detroit, Michigan, on July 13, 2017, was a resounding success, attracting attendees and presenters from across North America and Europe. The one-day event presented an opportunity for sports mixers, sound designers, and production engineers to familiarize themselves with emerging […]  More

Repack Phase Zero? You Could Be In Trouble

TVNewsCheck.com reports that by now, most broadcasters should be quite familiar with the FCC’s 10 phases for repacking television spectrum. Karl Voss, chief engineer of KAET Phoenix, says they better get up to speed fast on what he calls “Phase Zero” — any channel in 600 MHz or above that is not protected. Many TV […]  More

DTV Audio Group at NAB 2017

In his opening remarks at the DTV Audio Group’s “Advanced Audio Production and Distribution Seminar” at this year’s NAB Show, Roger Charlesworth, Executive Director, DTVAG, noted that audio and video IP networking has suddenly become a reality for broadcast production and distribution. After several years during which the adoption of IP transports always seemed to […]  More

NAB 2017: Audio Keeps Up With a Healthy Broadcast Industry

Developments in IP, RF, and object-based audio reflect rapid changes By Dan Daley, Audio Editor, Sports Video Group According to preliminary figures, attendance at last week’s NAB 2017 topped the previous year’s numbers, suggesting a robust broadcast industry. Based on the changes under way in broadcast audio, it’s also an interesting and sometimes intimidating one. […]  More