About Us

Lon Neumann is a consulting engineer providing services to content producers, broadcasters, manufacturers, engineering companies, and systems integrators. His practice encompasses a focus on audio for modern digital television. Lately, he has been conducting in-depth training seminars in two special areas: 1) the ATSC A/85 document “Recommended Practice for Establishing and Maintaining Audio Loudness for Digital Television”; and 2) the FCC’s rules of enforcement pursuant to the CALM Act.

He provides guidance and assistance with issues of loudness measurement and management, and surround-sound management—including workflow analysis; facility design and implementation; loudspeaker-to-room alignment, calibration and correction; metadata authoring and management; standards compliance; product development; and systems integration. He provides solutions for operations in Production, Post-Production, Contribution, Ingest, Distribution, and Transmission.

As the Field Applications Engineer in Hollywood for Linear Acoustic, Lon provided engineering support services for the Oscars, the Golden Globes, the American Music Awards, Dancing With the Stars and the Rose Parade.

At DTS, Lon was the Product Manager responsible for developing multi-channel audio encoders for TV broadcast of surround-sound to consumers’ home theaters.

As the Western Operations Manager for Sony’s SACD Project, one of his primary responsibilities was promoting the immersive qualities of surround sound in production and mastering.

He spent 10 years at NVISION involved with the introduction and implementation of digital-audio-for-video infrastructure systems for HDTV production and broadcast.

Lon wrote the chapter on Digital Audio in the American Society of Cinematographers' Video Manual. He was the audio columnist at Television Broadcast magazine. He created and taught programs on the fundamentals and applications of digital audio technology at UCLA. He has been the session chairman for Digital Interface at an Audio Engineering Society convention, and conducted a workshop on digital troubleshooting techniques at an AES convention.

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