Since 2008, the All-Russia State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company (VGTRK) has been upgrading its audio and video systems for its radio and television stations, as part of a larger Russian Government program to help modernize the country’s regional TV infrastructure.
Dolby Laboratories said that its Atmos immersive audio technology is now installed in 2,000 suitably equipped cinema screens and that more than 500 titles have been mixed in Dolby Atmos. In addition, Dolby Atmos multi-channel mixing technology is now deployed in more than 60 countries and more than 150 post-production facilities.
HARMAN Professional Solutions and its Broadcast division (offering products such as the Vista series of audio mixing consoles) has been making news lately on the IP front with a series of new Ethernet-enabled products as well as a new software application that addresses heterogeneous audio networking and routing, within an
In the early days of television, audio was often called, “that noise that accompanies the video.”
That is no longer the case, especially as viewers strive for a more immersive audio experience. Along with improved picture quality, the audio needs as much attention. Viewers are accustomed to DVD-quality audio and
A Berlin-based company called Tegeler Audio Manufaktur is now marketing its products in the U.S. and offering a 14-day “try-before-you-buy” program to attract new customers. The company is renown in Europe for its high-quality, hand-made professional audio recording, mixing, and mastering gear.
When Avid acquired Orad Hi-Tec Systems in June of last year, Avid executives said they would tightly integrate many of Orad’s products into its existing product portfolio, strengthening its overall systems offering and adding new functionality for Avid technology users.
Wohler Technologies used the recent NAB NY Show to exhibit its new IP-based solutions for monitoring, metering and networking IP-based audio files. The new products on display included the iAM-MIX multichannel audio monitor and mixer, the iAM-AUDIO series of audio monitors, as well as Dante and Ravenna networking modules for
With the success of loudness control measures in North America and Europe, it makes sense that other nations would soon adopt similar regulations. Russia officially adopted the Amendments to the Federal Law No. 38-FZ “On Advertising”  in November 2014. The new regulations require that the average loudness of commercials not exceed
In optimal production environments, electronically mixing microphones is a challenging job. Moreover, as video productions require even more microphones simultaneously, often in unscripted reality programming, the problem of producing a clean mix becomes even tougher.
Today’s on-air and production environments require dynamic flexibility—but the static physical controls on large consoles often go unused and become obsolete. In a world of software-defined networks and hardware-based technology migrating to software and the efficiencies of remote processing service, broadcasters have come to expect flexibility and modular