MELVILLE, N.Y.�IEEE has announced two new additions to its slate of sessions for the2015 IEEE Broadcast Symposiumtargeted at radio professionals. The technical sessions will feature Roz Clark, director of technical operations and system administrator for Cox Media Group, and Milford Smith, vice president of engineering for Greater Media, Inc. Both sessions will take place on Oct. 14.
Clark will serve as chair for the sessions �Advanced RF Technology for Radio.� Clark will be joined by Philipp Schimd, research engineer at Nautel Broadcast, and John Schadler, vice president of engineering at Dielectric, who will present strategies for planning RF systems that can operate with higher power levels based on two white papers from Schmid and Schadler, �Interleaving IBOC Signals for a Digital HD Radio in a Single Transmitter� and �10dB IBOC at Combined Transmission Sites.� The session is scheduled of 9:45 a.m. on Oct. 14.
Smith will lead the �Next-Generation Audio Technology for Radio and Television and Beyond� session. That session will feature presentations from Jeff Riedmiller, senior director for the sound group in the office of the CTO in Dolby Laboratories; Deep Sen, senior director of speech, audio and acoustics research at Qualcomm; and Fadi Malak, director of corporate strategy and development at DTS. The session will cover production, distribution, delivery and playback of immersive audio beyond the one-dimensional and two-dimensional formats with the addition of new elevation information above and below the listener. Smith�s session will begin at 3:45 p.m. on Oct. 14.
The 2015 IEEE Broadcast Symposium will take place in Orlando, Fla., from Oct. 13-16.