At this year’s IBC, Sennheiser and Neumann will present audio solutions for all levels of media production, ranging from computer-based audio made in home studios to high-end mixing on consoles in a professional studio.
The need for good directivity in loudspeakers cannot be sufficiently emphasised and remains an area that speaker designers sometimes neglect. The result destroys acoustic realism and makes loudspeakers sound like loudspeakers instead of like the original sound.
One of the most frequent questions that audio manufacturers get is whether their engineering customers should mix sound on headphones or studio monitors. The answer is simple. High quality mixes can be achieved on either…or both.
IK Multimedia has announced its new ARC System 2.5, the first acoustic correction system that combines a MEMS (microelectro-mechanical systems) omnidirectional measurement microphone with room correction software for most Mac/PC DAWs.
“I would say it’s been in the last 48 months – right around four years ago — that the TV world shifted in a big way,” said Craig Hunter, principal at RH Factor, a leading independent audio post house in Burbank, California.
Cinema sound and television audio (broadcast and streamed) are racing from 5.1 surround to 7.1 to formats that range from 11.2 in broadcast for residential applications to as many as 64 individual speaker locations for object-based audio platforms like Dolby’s Atmos and Auro Technologies’ Auro-3D platforms.
Genelec has released GLM version 2.2, an update to the monitor control networking system that manages connectivity and operational parameters of all models of Genelec Smart Active Monitoring studio monitors and subwoofers.