This ATSC Recommended Practice (RP) provides guidance to broadcasters and creators of audio for ATSC high-definition (HD) or standard definition (SD) television content. It recommends production,... More > distribution, and transmission practices needed to provide the highest quality audio soundtracks to the digital television audience. This RP focuses on audio measurement, production, and postproduction monitoring techniques, and methods to effectively control loudness for content delivery or exchange. It
recommends methods to effectively control program-to-interstitial loudness, discusses metadata
systems and use, and describes modern dynamic range control. This RP also includes specific
information on loudness management at the boundaries of programs and interstitial content.< Less
This standard describes the ATSC Mobile DTV system, hereafter referred to as the ATSC mobile/ handheld (M/H) system. The M/H system provides mobile/pedestrian/handheld broadcasting services using a... More > portion of the ~19.39 Mbps ATSC 8-VSB payload, while the remainder is still
available for HD and/or multiple SD television services. The M/H system is a dual-stream
system—the ATSC service multiplex for existing digital television services and the M/H service
multiplex for one or more mobile, pedestrian and handheld services.< Less
A compendium of some of the best bits... well, some of the bits from www.tvcream.co.uk's sporadic 'e-mag', Creamup.
This book is offered at a not-for-profit price. So, the only people making any... More > money off it are Lulu, but no one at TV Cream is benefiting financially at all.
In addition, a full PDF, including the front and back covers, is available to download for no charge direct from www.tvcream.co.uk< Less
For all those with an interest in television, it is important to realise that understanding television can demand an extremely rich analysis. Yet it is important to understand television because it... More > has become a fundamental part of everyday life for a vast majority of people in all societies from around the world. Today, television is a wondrous looking-glass which provides a multitude of views and perspectives to anyone who watches it from the comfort of their living room. However, not many will have thought about television as media because they are more interested in the news and entertainment that is presented on the tube. Despite the previous observation, debates about what is presented on television are common in the community and “quality television” is often much talked about. This essay presents a discussion about quality television and an attempt is made to decide if there is such a thing as “quality television”.< Less