Since the beginning of audio production, engineers have used full-sized headphones and speakers to monitor sound. Then in-ear monitors came along. At first, they were used by musicians on-stage. Now in-ear monitors are so good, many engineers use them for studio monitoring.
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
To support Polish broadcasters covering the World Games 2017, held in Wroclaw, Poland, system integrator LP Systems relied on Lawo IP technology and systems. The annual sporting event saw 3,500 athletes competing from 112 countries in events not included in the Olympic games.
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
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
IP-based solutions are increasingly seen as the go to technology for new facility construction. Even so, the use of IP for media is neither simple or universal in terms of application. There currently are multiple flavors of IP and not all media tasks may be sufficiently solved by today’s I
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.
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
If you’re like me, making sense of evolving computer standards like Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C is confusing. These standards seem to change often and sometimes when plugging things in that ought to work, they don’t work at all. It’s all in the details. Here’s an overview of where w