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03/04/2002

Dolby announce programme for NAB conference

Dolby Laboratories will be have unveiled their new audio technology products and seminars at NAB 2002 booth L19535.
The company will be hosting an educational panel, and demonstrating its entire suite of audio technology products used for broadcasting high-quality multichannel audio.
At the conference, Dolby will introduce the DP564 Multichannel Audio Decoder – Dolby's next-generation reference decoder for applications from post production to DVD authoring and DTV broadcast.
The DP564 decodes and monitors Dolby Digital, Dolby Surround and PCM soundtracks, and also offers Dolby Digital Surround EX and Dolby Surround Pro Logic II decoding. Advanced features include two AES inputs, an optical input, a linear timecode (LTC) output, an Ethernet port for audio streaming and remote control, a large front-panel display for easy set-up and metering.
To address the ongoing problem of loudness inconsistencies between channels and programs, Dolby will unveil the new LM100 Loudness Meter. This analysis tool is designed to provide a broadcast-friendly solution for measuring the loudness of content, and enables broadcasters to eradicate the subjective loudness differences in their television audio.
Additionally, Dolby have organised NAB's "Afternoon of Audio," with audio experts from all areas of broadcasting discussing technical issues dealing with audio in broadcasting from mixing through post production, to the final broadcast.
Topics will include delivery requirements, equipment configuration, live events such as concerts and sporting events, mixing 5.1 vs. stereo, audio/video sync, and loudness. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, April 10, beginning at 2pm in the Las Vegas Convention Center.
"Audio is becoming increasingly important in broadcasting as the number of multichannel audio set-top boxes and home theatres continue to rise worldwide," said Dolby's Tom Daily, Director of Marketing, Professional Products.
"As the industry moves towards DTV conversion, digital multichannel audio will continue to become a higher priority for broadcasters and viewers. To meet those needs, we at Dolby will continue to provide the industry with innovative audio products of the highest quality, as well as the customer service to back them up."
Also at the booth, Dolby will demonstrate the suite of audio products already in production and use in broadcast and postproduction facilities around the world.
Dolby Laboratories, www.dolby.com
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