Recent Posts tagged with CALM Act

The CALM Act’s Teeth Are Officially Out

The CALM Act, which requires broadcast, cable, satellite, and other video providers to keep the volume of commercials at a level consistent with regular TV programming, went into full effect on Dec. 13. The Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act required […]  More

Ensemble Designs Software Addresses CALM Act

The CALM (Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation) Act, starting in December 2012, is legislation that will regulate the perceived loudness of TV commercials relative to the loudness of the TV program material they accompany. Ensemble Designs’ new LevelTrack software addresses compliance […]  More

CALM Act: Looking At Loudness At The Halfway Mark

On Dec. 13, 2012, two years after President Barack Obama signed it into law, the provisions of the CALM (Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation) Act, which regulate the relative loudness of television broadcasts, will go into effect, with the FCC now […]  More

Broadcasters Make Presence Felt at AES

This past weekend, the Audio Engineering Society (AES) held its annual U.S. convention in New York City, and the location wasn’t lost on attendees and exhibitors: the needs of the broadcast community seemed to dominate more than at any other […]  More