10 Things You Need To Know About: Next Generation Audio

10 Things You Need To Know About: Next Generation Audio

Next Generation Audio (NGA) offers significant benefits to audiences, content creators and broadcasters: immersive audio, personalization for listening preferences, and long-term efficiencies in production and distribution. This report is a collaborative product of the Forum for Advanced Media in Europe (FAME).

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Whilst immersive audio is already valued, many in the industry believe that personalization has the potential to be even more widely appreciated: The ability to adjust dialogue levels relative to other sounds will address one of the most frequent complaints received by broadcasters. NGA also offers potential long-term efficiencies in production and distribution, especially when reversioning is required.

This report is a collaborative product of the Forum for Advanced Media in Europe. FAME is an initiative led by the EBU and DIF, the Digital Interoperability Forum, a group representing pay TV operators on technology matters.