EBU evaluations of multichannel audio codecs

EBU Tech 3324

This is the report of the EBU's evaluation of several bitrate-reduced multichannel audio codecs that are typically encountered in the home as a means of receiving surround sound for HDTV broadcast services. This report concerns Phase 1 & 2 tests.

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The audio test sequences described in this document are available HERE. EBU Terms of Use for these sequences.

The Phase 3 tests are reported in EBU Tech 3339.