New York - Nov 14, 2001 - The AES 111th Convention, taking place November 30 to December 3 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, is again featuring a special event on digital broadcasting in the United States. The event will take place on Saturday, December 1, at 9 a.m.
With the advent of digital television, satellite delivered digital radio, and eventually in-band on-channel terrestrial radio, the audio community will be expected to deliver the highest quality of audio utilizing all these mediums. The Audio Engineering Society first began presenting the forum in 1988 to familiarize the audio engineer and interested parties with the latest technology being used in audio for digital broadcasting. The effect of the various broadcasting services on the audio industry will also be presented.
In addition to representatives from both XM and Sirius Radio, the group of panelists who will discuss the best methods for delivering high quality audio in broadcasting includes Jerry Butler of PBS, Ralph Justus of CES, David Layer of the NAB, Jeffrey Riedmiller of Dolby Labs, and Deepen Sinha of iBiquity Digital.