The Society of Broadcast Engineers

The Association for Broadcast and Multimedia Technology Professionals

AoIP Series, Module 4: Audio Codecs for Broadcast Applications

Instructional Method: On-Demand


IP audio codec technology for reliable transport over unreliable networks is a class designed to educate attendees about the world of IP audio codecs for broadcast applications. This class will give attendees the foundations of IP audio, IP audio transport over a LAN/WAN, as well as the keys to reliable audio transport for broadcast-critical applications.

Key topics will include:

  • Relationship between network speed, audio compression, and latency
  • Choosing the right audio compression algorithm for your given application
  • Error correction technology available to insure secure and reliable audio transport
  • Key technologies available for broadcasting Dante, MADI, AES 67, AES/EBU using your existing internet connection
  • Cost-effective solutions available for remote broadcasting, STL, SSL, DVB Audio, and web radio

This presentation will look into the advantages each technology has to offer, what they are, where and how they are used, and answer any questions the participants have.

About Your Instructor: Derek Badala, Director of Sales, The Americas, Synthax, Inc.

Derek BadalaDerek Badala is an industry veteran with 26 years of pro audio, broadcast, and MI experience. His past employment as chief audio engineer, audio-for-TV, business owner, product manager, sales manager, and sales director have given him insights to the Pro Audio Industry few have experienced. From the military and broadcast sectors as well as equipment manufacturing, marketing, and sales, Derek has made many notable contributions to our industry. Currently Badala is director of sales of Synthax USA, whose brands include RME, Digigram, Ferrofish, Alva, and myMix. He is a detailed energetic presenter who loves quality audio and enjoys educating professionals on audio solutions. Derek is also passionate about family, fun, and boating.

SBE Recertification Credit

The completion of this webinar from Webinars by SBE qualifies for 1 credit, identified under Category I of the Recertification Schedule for SBE Certifications.

Registration and Pricing

Registration for each module will be done separately. Click Register Now below, to register for AoIP Series, Module 4: Audio Codecs for Broadcast Applications.

SBE Members: $62

MemberPlus Members FREE

Non-Members: $92

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If you have questions regarding this webinar, contact Cathy Orosz via email or by phone at 317-846-9000.

More information about registering using the SBE MemberPlus benefit

The Broadcast Infrastructure Cybersecurity series, like all new SBE webinars presented in 2020, are included at no additional cost for members who renew or join using the $175 SBE MemberPlus membership option. You get all AoIP Modules, plus access to all archived SBE webinars and any new live webinars SBE presents through March 31, 2021, all for no extra cost. Members can renew and newcomers may join online at the SBE website using the SBE MemberPlus option.

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