The capacity to accurately measure what is happening within an audio signal in terms of level, frequency, phase and loudness brings the solidity of science to knowing all is as it should be. Metering occurs at every stage of the production chain from capture through to playout and learning how…
In parallel to its role entertaining the audience via the programme output, audio is the central nervous system of all broadcast infrastructure, ensuring everybody can hear what is happening and communicate with each other - without it everything rapidly breaks down.
Our series exploring the basic technology and tools of audio in broadcast continues with a collection of articles which discuss the essential technical challenges of routing, keeping everything synchronized and dealing with latency.
Scalable Dynamic Software For Broadcasters is a free 88 page eBook containing a collection of 12 articles which give a detailed explanation of the principles, terminology and technology required to leverage microservices based, software only broadcast production infrastructure.