DTV Audio Group Meeting

Thursday, December 17, 2020
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET

Production Practices for Next-Generation Audio

As television distribution models continue to evolve, opportunities are opening up to enhance viewer experiences with augmented personalization and accessibility features. How can these features be supported on a practical production basis for live sports programing? Join the DTV audio group round table for a discussion of these and other aspects of Next-Generation Audio.

The DTV Audio Group
With the mutual cooperation of networks, manufacturers, technologists, sound designers, and engineers, the DTV Audio group is committed to furthering the practical application of emerging television audio standards and technologies through education and open exchange of ideas, best practices, and techniques.


  • Current Next-Generation Audio System Testing and Deployment
  • Serial ADM Standards Development and Practical Integration
  • Contrasting Live, Fixed, and Pre-Authored Metadata Workstreams
  • Exploring Accessibility and Personalization Use Cases
  • Real-World Implementation of Personalization and Accessibility
  • Live Production Implications of Personalization
  • Moving Toward a Modular Audio Production Model

Robin Broomfield, Broadcast Production and Technology Consultant
Tim Carroll, Senior Director Sound Technology, Office of the CTO, Dolby Laboratories
Mark Francisco, Fellow, Accessibility and Inclusive Experience, Comcast
Karl Malone, Director of Sound Design, NBC Sports and Olympics
David Marston, Senior Research and Development Engineer, BBC
Jim Starzynski, Director and Principal Audio Engineer at NBCUniversal
Jason Power, Senior Director of Commercial Partnerships and Standards, Dolby Laboratories
Matthew Paradis, Senior Research and Development Engineer, BBC
Matthieu Parmentier, Head of Data & Artificial Intelligence, France•TV
Sean Richardson, Executive Director, Content Operations, Starz/Lionsgate
Brian Rio, Director of Sound Design, Warner Media Studios
Mark Ross-Smith, Senior Design Engineer, SKY
Henry Rousseau, Associate Director Remote Production Operations at ESPN
Tom Sahara, Media Technologist and Advisor
Paola Sunna, Senior Project Manager, Technology and Innovation, EBU
Kent Terry, Senior Manager for Audio Technology, Office of the CTO, Dolby Laboratories

Thank you to our DTV Audio Group Sponsors! 
Brainstorm Electronics, Calrec, Dale Pro Audio, Dolby, Lawo, Sanken Audio, Shure, Telos Alliance

Time Session
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
All times are in EST

DTV Audio Group Meeting

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