DTV Audio Workshop


Monday, December 12, 2016 
Location: Gramercy Suite East/B, Second Floor

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

This year’s workshop continues to explore the impact of IP media routing and connectivity along with emerging application of object audio for advanced surround and personalization. We will look in on recent high-profile events including Rio Olympics and 2016 Euro Cup.  We will have an update on the spectrum auction and look in on efforts to standardize loudness and dynamic range management for streamed content. Finally we will take a few moments to share remembrances of our friend and colleague Bob Dixon.

The DTV Audio Group SVG Summit Production and Distribution Workshop is produced in association with the Sports Video Group and is sponsored by:
Dale Pro Audio
Dolby Laboratories
Linear Acoustic

Time Session
10:00 - 10:15 a.m.

Opening Remarks

Roger Charlesworth, Executive Director DTV Audio Group

10:15 - 10:45 a.m.

IP Media Connectivity for Large-Scale Events: Are We There Yet?

Sam Shauland, Technical Directors, Americas, Lawo AG

10:45 - 11:00 a.m.

Update: Wireless Microphone Spectrum

Jeff Willis, Sports Production Consultant

11:00 - 11:15 a.m.

Update: Loudness Management for Streaming Media

Jim Starzynski, Director and Principal Audio Engineer, NBC Universal

11:15 - 11:45 a.m.

Applications for the IP-Networked “Smart” Microphones

Ben Cochran, Applications Engineer, Audio-Technica US

11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Atmos in Action, Advanced Surround for Sports

Rob France, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Broadcast, Dolby Laboratories

12:15 - 12:45 p.m.

Remembering Bob Dixon

Joe Prout, Senior Director, Broadcast Sales, Dale Pro Audio
Henry Rousseau, Senior Operations Manager, ESPN
Tom Sahara, Vice President of Operations and Technology, Turner Sports, Chairman SVG

12:45 - 1:00 p.m.

Wrap Up