For more than two decades audio professionals have relied on peak meters to monitor and adjust audio levels. The problem with peak reading meters is that, while they are great for warning against the potential for overload in a channel, they are also a terrible indicator of loudness as the
Intercom specialist Clear-Com is formally introducing the Android version of the Agent-IC mobile app for its Eclipse HX digital matrix communications system at the LDI 2016 show in Las Vegas. The company is also showing the recently launched HelixNet belt pack, which adds Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) capability to four-wire installations.
Talk show management systems developer Video Call Center (VCC) has added to its offering of Skype-based products with a new application that acts as a virtual green room. Caller Queue operates in the cloud and is designed as a holding place for large numbers of video calls before they are
Audio recordists who know their stuff always use pop filters on microphones, especially for voice overs where the talent works close to the microphone. But, sadly, not everyone knows about a lowly accessory that can make the difference between amateurish and professional recordings.
In this new series, John Watkinson discusses loudspeakers from several aspects including; how they work, the way they are perceived by the listener, the psychoacoustics of speakers. We’ll conclude this multi-part series by considering the psychology of selling and owning them. As with any technology, myths abound. If, in
Through a range of accessories, Apple’s iOS devices have gradually been integrated into video and audio recording applications. Now, Rode Microphones has upped the ante by introducing an XLR-to-Lightning adapter that simplfies turning iPhones into high-quality, professional video and audio recording devices.
Nova TV, a commercial national television network in Croatia, has installed a Solid State Logic System T networked broadcast audio production environment (with built-in Dante networked audio-over-IP capability) into its new 27-ton mobile production truck, HD OB Van 3.
There is a lot of discussion about implementing facility-wide all IP infrastructures. Even so, there are good reasons why selecting hybrid SDI/IP video/audio over IP gear offers a smoother and more cost-effective transition to the all-IP future.
Turkish OB company HD Protek has installed a Calrec Summa audio console as part of an upgrade to its HDP 04 outside broadcast (OB) unit. The installation marks the first Summa in the Turkish OB market.
In the last article we looked at VLANs and the problem they’re trying to solve. In this article we continue the theme of looking at a network from a broadcast engineers’ point of view so they can better communicate with the IT department, and take a deeper look at
Ethernet and IP connectivity developer Audinate has upgraded its software for routing multiple channels of computer audio. Version 1.1 of Dante Via offers new features including support of up to 16x16 channels for each application; capability for high performance ASIO drivers on Windows-based systems; the ability to mix sources with individual