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
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.
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
It is very tempting to take a laptop computer on location for live recording. It can work fine — until it doesn’t. Laptops, by their very nature, are more fragile and prone to failure than other recording devices. Be careful that you’re not the victim.
Germany-based Cinegy GmbH will include Linear Acoustic loudness processing solutions in its asset management, ingest and playout software products as part of a strategic OEM agreement. The integration provides improved listening experiences for consumers across a range of media formats, while ensuring compliance with international requirements including EBU R128 regarding
Most of us who came of age in radio and television stations learned to use a variety of hardware, including cart machines, turntables, tape machines and boards with oversized knobs. Then came software, which moved these functions to dedicated computers. Now, thanks to companies like Rogue Amoeba, an entire broadcast
In an effort to educate customers about the sound quality of its audio mixing consoles, Solid State Logic (SSL) has published a new white paper entitled “Lifting the Veil: The Science Behind the SSL Sound,” which provides user testimony and the science/technology behind what has become renown throughout the ind