Since the beginning of audio production, engineers have used full-sized headphones and speakers to monitor sound. Then in-ear monitors came along. At first, they were used by musicians on-stage. Now in-ear monitors are so good, many engineers use them for studio monitoring.
Amidst swirling competition and a need for new revenue, radio personalities have expanded their audiences and their reach by installing video cameras in their studios and broadcasting from remote sites related to their genre’s scope. This has been particularly true of sports talk radio shows, which use major sporting a
To support Polish broadcasters covering the World Games 2017, held in Wroclaw, Poland, system integrator LP Systems relied on Lawo IP technology and systems. The annual sporting event saw 3,500 athletes competing from 112 countries in events not included in the Olympic games.
The Human Auditory System evolved as a survival tool and one of the vital functions of hearing is to establish where a source of sound is located. The oldest aspects of human hearing, from an evolutionary standpoint, are those concerned with direction. As we determine direction in everyday sounds, it
Looking to help its customers address ease the complexities of making the transition to IP, at the 2018 NAB Show, TSL Products will showcase new updates to its range of audio monitoring products. Enhancements include SMPTE 2110 and Ember+ protocol support, as well as new additions to the company’s MPA1 range.
GatesAir will make further moves into fully compatible, networked audio with the launch of an AES67-compliant audio over IP (AoIP) codec at the 2018 NAB Show. The Intraplex IP Link 200A is designed to be fully interoperable between studio centres and remote transmitter sites.
Sonifex will release a new range of products called “Passive Packs” at NAB 2018. The small utility products rely on transformers to change audio input, output impedance and levels to distribute audio signals. Because the devices are passive no power supply is required.
Germany-based Orban, a supplier of audio processing technology, will spotlight its cloud-based OPTICLOUD Any Content/Any Device at the 2018 NAB Show. This patented technology addresses the problem of voice intelligibility in the home as well as stereo/multichannel imaging for users who view content on mobile devices.
Since the beginning of broadcasting, announcers and narrators have spoken closely to microphones to boost the gravitas in their voices. They use proximity effect to sound richer, fuller and more intimate than they might naturally sound. But when they get too close, the result can be plosives. Here’s how t
Located in the Johanneshov district of Stockholm, the site now occupied by Baggpipe Studios can lay claim to a significant and varied musical history. Previously the home of Abbey Road/EMI Studios, the site has hosted sessions by artists including ABBA, Britney Spears, Lady Gaga and producer, Mutt Lange.