Audio for Television by John WatkinsonAudio for Television by John Watkinson

Audio for Television

byJohn WatkinsonEditorJohn Watkinson

Paperback | April 17, 1997

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Audio for Television outlinines all the relevant principles and practices. Newcomers to the field will find it an invaluable, up to date resource and experienced sound people will gain from the explanations of new technology.



The rate of change in the technology of television sound has recently accelerated to such a degree that it is now a sufficiently expansive subject to warrant a book of its own. These rapid changes, from the introduction first of stereo, then multi-channel or surround sound, have made it difficult for those working in this field to keep up with the technology and even harder for those just setting out on a career in television sound.

The book considers analog and digital audio as alternatives and stresses the advantages of both. Microphone and loudspeaker technology is also discussed in some detail and audio recording and routing and transmission are also covered.
John Watkinson is an independent international consultant in advanced applications of electronics to audiovisual and avionics systems. He is a Fellow of the AES, a member of the Society of Expert Witnesses, and the British Computer Society and is a chartered information systems practitioner. He presents lectures, seminars and training ...
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Title:Audio for TelevisionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:April 17, 1997Publisher:Taylor and Francis

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ISBN - 10:0240514645

ISBN - 13:9780240514642

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Table of Contents

Sound and hearing * Microphones, loudspeakers and stereophony * Analog and digital audio signals * Audio recording * Routing and transmission

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From definitions of sound to audio signal processing, compression and recording, Audio for Television deals with all aspects of audio used in television. John Watkinson’s companion volume to TV Fundamentals describes stereophonic and surround sound systems, audio recording and the audio chain.