EBU Tech 3388

ADM Renderer for use in NGA Broadcasting

This document describes the EBU ADM Renderer (EAR) - an audio renderer providing a complete interpretation of the Audio Definition Model (ADM).

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Usage of ADM metadata is recommended to describe audio formats used in programme production for Next-Generation Audio (NGA) systems, also known as Advanced Sound Systems. The EBU ADM Renderer is capable of rendering audio signals to all reproduction systems specified in Recommendation ITU-R BS.2051 “Advanced sound system for programme production”.

The specification is accompanied by an open source reference implementation, written in Python for file-based ADM processing, available at https://github.com/ebu/ebu_adm_renderer