VU Metering

What is a VU meter?   The VU meter shows an averaged signal level and gives an impression of perceived loudness. The origins of the mentioned VU meter go back to 1939. Its original name was SVI or Standard Volume Indicator. A collaborative project by CBS, NBC and...

Stereo Separation Metering

Goniometer   The Goniometer presents the stereo separation signal measurement in the audio metering world. A Goniometer plots the signal on a two-dimensional area so that the correlation between the two audio channels becomes visually apparent. The goniometer...

LUFS Metering

Back in the days of analog recording, meters actually displayed electrical level as a representation of audio level. Today’s digital technology enables alternative types of metering. For example, unlike the human ear, which has different sensitivities to sound at...

Harmonic Enhancer – Exciter

  What is an Exciter?    An exciter (also called a harmonic exciter or aural exciter) is an audio signal processing technique used to enhance a signal by dynamic equalization, phase manipulation, harmonic synthesis of (usually) high-frequency signals. It...