Dialog Intelligibility Gets A Big Boost With New Recommendation
“Hey, Turn That Down!”
You’ve experienced the problem: you set your TV volume at a level that’s comfortable for listening to the characters talk, only to grab the remote and frantically hit the “down” button when the action starts. Or, vice-versa: a volume level that's comfortable during loud scenes is too low for scenes with conversational dialog. Well, the latest update to the European Broadcasting Union’s R 128 recommendation, issued on November 10, 2023, takes us one step closer to solving the problem.
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