CHAPTER 12 Synchronization






Of course, it’s a safe bet to say that music and audio itself, in all its various forms, is an indispensable part of almost all types of media production. In video post-production, digital video editors, digital audio workstations (DAWs), audio and video transports, automated console systems and electronic musical instruments routinely work together to help create a finished soundtrack (Figure 12.1). The underlying technology that allows multiple audio and visual media to operate in tandem (so as to maintain a direct time relationship) is known as synchronization or sync.

Strictly speaking, synchronization occurs when two or more related events happen at precisely the same relative time. With respect to ...

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