Advanced Television


Interra Systems announces support for Sony 360 Reality Audio

Interra Systems, a provider of end-to-end quality assurance solutions to the digital media industry, has announced it will be the first company to integrate 360 Reality Audio, an immersive music experience utilising Sony’s object-based 360 spatial sound technology, into a file-based quality control (QC) solution. 360 Reality Audio will be added into Interra Systems’ BATON […]

April 12, 2024

AudioUK raises concerns over BBC competition

AudioUK, the trade body for independent audio production companies, has responded to the BBC confirming that it will be moving a significant part of its speech audio production to BBC Studios by April 2024. This will mean the BBC will be competing against the independent audio production sector to make audio content, including podcasts, for […]

November 7, 2023

Fox Weather on Audacy

Fox News Audio has expanded its partnership with Audacy to include Fox Weather, Fox News Media’s free, ad-supported streaming television (FAST) weather service. Effective immediately, the deal will expand Fox News Audio’s existing relationship with Audacy, which also distributes Fox News Podcasts and the Fox News Talk audio streams. Available on both the Audacy app […]

November 1, 2023

ISKCON launches integrated e-library app

ISKCON’s publishing wing, the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust, has launched their Transcend App which they say is the first e-library app in the world to offer both audio and e-books at one place. Whether one is a fan of audiobooks or prefers to read eBooks, Transcend has you covered. Users can switch seamlessly between audio and […]

August 28, 2023

Research: Audio Description services inconsistent

A research report relating to services used by the vision impaired to access television content has been released at an event hosted by Ireland’s newly-established media regulator Coimisiún na Meán. Entitled Investigating a Standardised Approach to Setting Audio Description Dip Values, the aim of the research is to understand better the relationship between audio-described TV programme […]

June 27, 2023

Storyglass’ Carsey becomes Chair of Audiotrain podcasting

Steve Carsey has taken over as Chair of Audiotrain, the training and skills initiative run by producers’ trade body AudioUK which increases skills and knowledge for audio production professionals making podcasts, radio and audiobooks. Carsey is the Managing Director of Bertelsmann’s Audio Alliance UK and their international podcast studio/label Storyglass. He will be Chair of […]

June 22, 2023

Research: Multitasking hinders immersion

Marking the brand’s 30th anniversary, audio solutions specialist DTS  has released its Tuning In To Sensational Entertainment Trends report, uncovering consumers’ preferences and habits around their entertainment experiences, at home and on the go. The survey, in partnership with Opinium, showcases that sound quality is very to somewhat important to 85 per cent of respondents […]

June 21, 2023

Radiocentre unveils action plan for radio’s future

Radiocentre, the trade body for the UK commercial radio sector, is extending its remit as part of a new action plan aimed at making the UK a world leader in radio and audio in the digital age. The plan, Commercial Radio: Stronger than Ever, will see Radiocentre promote all forms of audio owned and operated […]

June 21, 2023By Colin Mann

Virscient launches LiveOnAir

Virscient, the wireless connectivity and audio specialists, have announced the release of LiveOnAir – a technology that enables ultra-low-latency audio over low power wireless links. LiveOnAir changes the game for key applications in live performance (for example in digital wireless microphones and in-ear monitors), gaming, and other innovative audio scenarios.These use cases fundamentally require low […]

May 23, 2023

Analysis: Positive outlook for Swedish subscription market

Swedish media is mainly financed by advertising and consumer payments, according to Nordic independent analysis and consultancy firm Mediavision. The advertising market is largely affected in an economic downturn. However, Mediavision suggests that households’ interest in paying for media, for example through subscriptions, continues to increase – despite the economic decline. For many media companies, […]

March 16, 2023