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…

Audio Loudness - or Why Commercials Annoy October 15th 2014 - 11:50 AM

You are sitting there quietly watching your favorite show on TV when all of a sudden the commercial comes on – BAM, WAM, BUY, BUY… screams at you. The purpose of the commercial is to grab your attention in the few seconds of the spot. The recording engineers in the commercials pro…

Visual Radio October 10th 2014 - 05:16 PM

In many cities, radio stations have become the new TV stations. Radio stations gain visibility (literally), the station talent gains additional exposure and radio becomes more of a two-way experience for listeners/viewers. In addition, co-owned TV stations often do break-in interview segments with their partner radio stations as a…

Lawo premieres mc²36 compact console at IBC September 12th 2014 - 03:18 PM

Lawo lauched their new mc²36 console at IBC 2014. The all-in-one mixing desk has a comprehensive feature set that covers broadcast, theater, house of worship, live and install applications. It is natively equipped with RAVENNA/AES67 technology to integrate seamlessly into IP infrastructures. Along with uncompromised sound quality and Lawo-grade mic …

Audio Repair and Restoration — Where Do I Start? September 3rd 2014 - 09:22 AM

These days, audio and video recordings can be made by almost anyone. From smartphones to sophisticated studios and sound stages, large amounts of media content are created daily. And as our world becomes increasingly and audibly congested, the rate of ruined recordings is rising in tandem. Human error, unexpected electrical…