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Improving Headset Comms At Extreme Events:  Part 1 - Ergonomics And PracticalityJune 2nd 2021 - 09:00 AM

Core to any successful television production is the effective application of clear and precise communications. Camera operators, sound assistants, playout, slow-mo operators, and floor managers all need to hear direction from the production teams. Without comms, the production would soon degenerate into a chaotic cacophony of incoherent images and sounds.

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Improving Comms With 5GHz - Part 2April 20th 2021 - 09:30 AM

This is the second instalment of our extended article exploring the use of the 5GHz spectrum for Comms.

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Improving Comms With 5GHz - Part 1April 13th 2021 - 10:30 AM

As broadcasters strive for more and more unique content, live events are growing in popularity. Consequently, productions are increasing in complexity resulting in an ever-expanding number of production staff all needing access to high quality communications. Wireless intercom systems are essential and provide the flexibility needed to host today’s highly coordinated events. But this ever-increasing demand is placing unprecedented pressure on the existing lower frequency solutions.

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The tweaking tool has been replaced by privileges, passwords and settings.

ATSC 3.0: Right Place, Right TimeApril 9th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Many people and cultures celebrate special New Year dates. Organizations designate fiscal years. Broadcasters traditionally mark their new technology year mid-April, at annual NAB Shows. Old habits die hard.

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Using a softphone application, reporters or talent can call into a VoIP broadcast talk show system using a software-based HD Voice codec.

For Radio Broadcasters, Working From Home Is Old HatApril 30th 2020 - 09:00 AM

These days TV broadcasters are working feverishly to work out new remote production workflows for stay-at-home talent, but for radio broadcasters it’s been business as usual. In fact, many engineers have found that the remote control features they already use for troubleshooting are highly extensible and can be slightly modified for use by production staff.

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The Sponsors Perspective: An Introduction To DanteFebruary 18th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Dante audio networking is now well known in the broadcast industry. It is used by over 2100 products from more than 430 manufacturers, and is used in installations that range from broadcast studios and OB vehicles, to stadiums and recording studios, radio stations to schools and conference rooms.

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The Sponsors Perspective: How 5GHz Boosts Digital Wireless Intercom In Broadcast ApplicationsFebruary 14th 2020 - 10:39 AM

Development of new technology and moving to the newly available 5GHz spectrum continue to expand the creative and technical possibilities for audio across live performance and broadcast productions.

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Audio Over IP Primer For Broadcast - Part 3February 4th 2020 - 01:00 PM

In Part 2 we looked at solutions to keep AoIP systems simple and discussed the compromise and efficiency vendor specific network systems provide. In Part 3, we look further into system management and network security.

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