In this fourth installment of the Immersive Audio series we investigate the production tools needed to produce live immersive content. Moving from channel-based output to object audio presents some interesting challenges as the complex audio image moves around in three-dimensional space.
Sennheiser and Neumann will highlight Sennheiser’s entry-level 2.4GHz XS Wireless Digital mic systems for DSLR/DSLM audio; the professional SK 6212 UHF mini-bodypack transmitter and EK 6042 camera receiver for location and studio work. They will also show the Neumann KH 750 DSP subwoofer and NDH 20 studio headphones for critical monitoring applications.
With the rise of mobile audio production, headphones — with their extreme portability — have become the preferred listening method in the field. With this sharp rise in headphone use, a question comes up frequently. Is a dedicated headphone amplifier necessary for high quality sound monitoring?
AKG has announced the K361 and K371 professional studio headphones which use a new oval earcup shape that simultaneously provides a more comfortable fit and better frequency response by better aligning with the geometry of the human head.
Forty years ago this summer, Sony introduced the Walkman portable music player. About the same time, Dr. Omar Bose, on a flight home to Boston from Zurich, tried out an early set of the miniature headphones that Sony sold with the Walkman. Frustrated, he couldn’t hear the music over a