Tektronix announced new new firmware and software upgrades for their WFM6000/7000 and WVR6000/7000 Series of waveform monitors. The upgrades support the ITU-R BS.1770-1/1771 specifications. The new firmware and software upgrades include capabilities such as an Audio Loudness Meter, an Audio Loudness Session Display and the first audio loudness monitoring of Dolby Digital Plus audio.
Virage Logic’s Sonic Focus Adaptive Volume audio volume normalizing software normalizes audio levels of movies and music to reduce the need for frequent volume adjustments by the consumer and thereby enhances audio performance in consumer electronics. It has already been licensed for use in PCs, Phone Applications, and USB peripherals. Adaptive Volume is available for PCs (Vista and Windows 7 OS) and a number of embedded processors, such as Virage Logic’s ARC AS 211SFX.