Accord Delivers Improved Listening Experience Along with Regulatory Compliance
Lancaster, PA - February 20, 2018 – Linear Acoustic®, a Telos Alliance TV Solutions Group company, today announced a strategic OEM partnership with Germany-based Cinegy GmbH to supply loudness processing solutions for use in Cinegy asset management, ingest and playout software products. The integration provides improved listening experiences for consumers across a range of media formats, while ensuring compliance with international requirements including EBU R128 regarding loudness levels in broadcast television content.
Linear Acoustic APTO™ state-of-the-art loudness processing solution monitors and adjusts loudness levels of real-time audio streams and file-based assets. Its adaptive algorithm enhances the listening experience, improves dialog intelligibility, helps prevent listening annoyance and, while retaining the original sound quality and creative intent, provides uncompromised loudness consistency with full regulatory compliance across all platforms. Linear Acoustic APTO includes APTO.file™ for file-based processing and APTO.stream™ for real-time processing.
“Consumers are accessing content on a variety of devices and platforms, each with different volume parameters, from a growing list of media outlets,” said Markus Hintz, VP of Business Development at the Telos Alliance. “Linear Acoustic APTO helps Cinegy deliver high quality, compliant audio for all client use cases.”
Cinegy’s product line includes media asset management, video ingest and software-based encoding, broadcast automation and playout, as well as production and archiving tools. Audio processing for the platform has been designed around Linear Acoustic’s unique form of real-time processing which is positioned in the final distribution path to control unwanted loudness changes and maintain compliance.
“Cinegy’s expertise and reputation is strong in video production,” said Daniella Weigner, Managing Director of Cinegy GmbH. “With this partnership, we give our customers a stronger integrated media workflow with additional tools to help deliver outstanding experiences to consumers and simplify audio regulatory compliance.”
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About The Telos Alliance
For three decades, the brands of the Telos Alliance have revolutionized radio and television by pioneering disruptive, cutting-edge audio technology with the goal of helping global networks and local stations produce better programming, improve audience engagement, and bolster ratings. The Telos Alliance is made up of six brands—Telos® Systems, Omnia® Audio, Axia® Audio, Linear Acoustic®, 25-Seven® Systems, and Minnetonka™ Audio—that raise the bar for quality and innovation in the radio and television industries. The Telos Alliance invented Audio over IP for broadcast and contributed time and resources to the effort that led to the AES67 standard. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, with additional offices and dealers around the world, the Telos Alliance offers an industry-leading warranty and backs users' critical on-air needs with worldwide 24/7 round-the-clock support for all customers.
Cinegy develops software solutions for collaborative workflow encompassing IP, capture, editing and playout services tools, integrated into an active archive for full digital asset management. Either SaaS, virtualizable stacks, cloud or on-premises, Cinegy is COTS using standard IT hardware, and non-proprietary storage technology. Cinegy products are reliable, affordable, scalable, easily deployable and intuitive. Cinegy is truly Software Defined Television.