Broadcasters, Telcos Clash Over Spectrum November 10th 2014 - 11:50 AM

Broadcasting and telecoms have had a long relationship, one that in recent years has become closer and more symbiotic. But there is one area where the two clash head on: radio spectrum. This is a vital resource for not just television and radio transmission but also the production of entertainment

New Headquarters Maintains Distinct “NPR Sound” November 4th 2014 - 11:56 AM

One of the most sophisticated audio production facilities in the World is that of National Public Radio. The transition of staff and technicians to NPR’s new 331,000 sq. ft. seven-floor headquarters in Washington DC began in late March 2013 and continued into April, when its popular “All Things Considered” show officially went l

5.1 The Easy Way August 21st 2014 - 03:37 PM

The Sennheiser Esfera microphone provides 5.1 surround sound from just two channels, making complicated surround microphone installations a thing of the past. The system consists of a high-quality stereo microphone, and uses Sennheiser’s RF condenser technology. An associated 19 in rack-mount processing unit converts the stereo signal into a complete 5.1 signal – any