Despite significant lobbying efforts on the part of wireless microphone manufacturers and others to establish secure RF spectrum in which to operate, the FCC has issued a new order declining the industry’s request to preserve a vacant channel in the television bands for use by white space devices and wireless microphones.
The world’s first immersive audio format is getting a new generation of consumers hooked via gaming, VR and ASMR, while both production and consumer technology is making it easier to record and easier to access.
With fewer exhibits and smaller crowds, the 2022 NAB Show aisles were easier to navigate and exhibitors had more time to speak with visitors.
Many annual NAB Shows have become milestones in TV broadcasting history. The presence of the 2022 NAB Show marked the first Las Vegas NAB Show since 2019.
The U.S. Postal Service’s unofficial motto applies just as much to ENG crews as to mail carriers: “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night” will keep these dedicated professionals from their appointed tasks.
Here we look from the state of the art in microphones, to what the future may bring with the enticing theoretical potential of microphone arrays built using MEMS technology.
“If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen,” U.S. president Harry S. Truman famously said. But when there’s a cooking show to produce, audio engineers have no alternative but to improvise.
With this year’s Super Bowl LVI telecast coming smack dab in the middle of the Winter Olympics, NBC Sports crews will have their hands full. Having to navigate both high profile events on the same day, NBC is calling it the “one of the greatest days in the history of television sports [production]” and a “Once In A Lifetime” event.