Church, Foti, Sacks Host Sessions at NAB

30 March 2007, Cleveland Ohio, USA

Radio’s ongoing adoption of IP-Audio, the proper conditioning of coded audio, and a practical tutorial on networked studio infrastructure are the topics that will be addressed when Telos CEO Steve Church, Omnia Audio President Frank Foti, and Axia Vice President Marty Sacks present sessions at this year’s NAB Broadcast Engineering Conference.

Steve Church’s session, “Building Broadcast Audio on IP,” will be a look at practical applications of IP networks in broadcast environments, including STL over Ethernet, IP remotes, and using VoIP in on-air studios. Steve will also take a look at what’s coming next, with examinations of Mobile IP, EV-DO and other 3G services, and what they could mean to broadcasters. This session will take place April 14 at 11:25AM.

Frank Foti will present “Sonic Tonic for Audio Coding” on April 16th at 2:00PM, a comprehensive look at what causes sonic problems in audio coding, along with tips on how to avoid and correct them. The presentation will include a look at new technology for improving the sound of coded audio, along with audio clips that clearly illustrate the concepts covered.

Marty Sacks will talk about “Packets Everywhere: How IP-Audio and Ethernet Are Transforming Modern Radio Facilities.” Far from being a “future technology,” Marty will give real-world examples of how IP networks are changing radio station infrastructure from the inside out, covering topics such as PAD transmission, direct computer-to-computer exchange of uncompressed digital audio, and wiring infrastructure reductions. Marty’s session will be on April 17 at 11:30AM.

Visitors to NAB 2007 are invited to visit the Telos / Omnia / Axia booth in the North Hall, Booth # N7726. For more information, please contact Angi Roberson,, or Clark Novak,


Axia, a Telos company, builds Ethernet-based professional IP-Audio products for broadcast, production, sound-reinforcement and commercial audio applications. Products include digital audio routers, on-air control surfaces, DSP mixers and processors and software for configuring, managing, and interfacing networked audio systems.