The Bluetooth Special Interest Group said the new standard is called LE (Low Energy) Audio and is designed to enhance the Bluetooth audio experience. It is a separate standard from Bluetooth 5.0 and includes a Broadcast Audio feature.
As broadcasters continue to differentiate themselves through live programing and events, intercom is gaining more influence now than ever. This is especially true for large arena events where mobile crews demand the freedom of wireless connectivity. But as RF technology grows, the 2.4GHz band is becoming saturated.
Wheatstone announced that its DMX digital console technology will now be marketed under the Audioarts Engineering brand and become fully WheatNet-IP audio-over-IP networking compatible. This means the AoIP enhanced console engine now includes a built-in Ethernet switch that brings intelligent routing and control to stations on a budget.
Since 2013 Riedel Communications Switzerland AG has provided the crew communications infrastructure for the Winterthurer Musikfestwochen, a world-famous music festival, held in August in the historic old town of Winterthur, Switzerland.
Latency is the millisecond delay between the time an audio signal enters an electronic system and when it emerges. Though a simple concept to understand, latency can play havoc in a range of audio applications, including well-known issues in live broadcasting.
Finnish production company Director’s Cut, based in Helsinki, has recently equipped part of its production facilities with new video production technology that helps improve existing workflows. Veteran systems integrator Broadcast Solutions and its Finnish subsidiary designed and built new facilities capable of simultaneously producing multiple sports programs.
Looking to improve its audio production operations at its Moscow Television Technical Center headquarters, Russia’s Channel One has upgraded two control rooms dedicated to its 24/7 live news service with Lawo mc²96 audio mixing consoles. The mc²96 provides native SMPTE 2110 support for flexible operation.