Loudness management

Kelley, Richard
April 2011
Broadcast Engineering (World Edition);Apr2011, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p8
The article focuses on the issue of audio loudness levels management in commercial and broadcast industries. International Telecommunications Union (ITU) suggested the standard loudness metering of ITU-R BS.1770, an algorithm for audio program loudness and true-peak audio level. U.S. President Barack Obama has signed into law the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation (CALM) Act which gives technical guidelines for broadcasters and cable and satellite providers.


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