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).
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.