Students at the Leipzig University for Technology, Economy and Culture (HTWK), in Saxony, Germany, now have access to a fully featured 24-fader Lawo mc²36 audio production console. The concept among faculty is that by closely integrating theory and practice—specifically by using professional equipment—the school can achieve a comprehensive
Recording high quality sound at noisy outdoor locations can be a real challenge for videographers. Here is some advice on using shotgun microphones to help ensure that location sound is not only useable, but of top quality.
Audio-Technica has debuted the ATDM-0604, a six-channel automatic mixer ideal for meetings, conferences, soft codec applications, courtroom proceedings, radio and TV broadcasts and other applications involving the use of multiple microphones or other media inputs.
DPA Microphones clocks up its quarter century this year and is marking the milestone by issuing special editions of selected mics, backed up with a series of international events featuring leading users of the brand. The first limited edition kit features the d:facto 4018V vocal mic, while the Get
For those who began work in the audio industry before the 1980s, the experience of “going digital” is clearly remembered. Many of us questioned everything we knew and wondered whether all the experience we had gained in the analog era would carry forward. Fortunately, in hindsight, that experience paid off
In 1979 — 38 years ago — the Teac 144 became the first four-track audio recorder available to use a standard cassette tape. It was labeled a “Portastudio” and became the first low-cost multitrack recorder in a line of products that’s still going strong today.
Qatar TV, based in Doha, has built two new HD-capable OB vans and equipped them with a full complement of Lawo audio, video and control infrastructure products. System integrator Sony Professional Solutions MEA is building the new production trucks.
Immersive sound and pictures are becoming more mainstream, shifting away from the specialist areas of gaming and simulations. This year’s Tribeca and Cannes Film Festivals have highlighted the more mainstream potential of virtual reality (VR) productions with ‘3D’ audio by screening a video performance of Leonard Cohen’s song