Immersive Soundtrack Created for Eurovision 2018 June 19th 2018 - 12:05 PM

In its 62-year history the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) has gone through several major technological broadcast developments: colour TV, stereo and then 5.1 sound, with, most recently, the EBU (European Broadcasting Union) implementing its Flex IP-hybrid self-managed digital transmission system to distribute the event in 2016. The innovation for this year’s…

Hallelujah! VR Audio Pushes On with Sennheiser AMBEO June 7th 2017 - 12:05 PM

Immersive sound and pictures are becoming more mainstream, shifting away from the specialist areas of gaming and simulations. This year’s Tribeca and Cannes Film Festivals have highlighted the more mainstream potential of virtual reality (VR) productions with ‘3D’ audio by screening a video performance of Leonard Cohen’s song…

Danish Broadcasting Makes News with AoIP and SSL June 2nd 2017 - 01:00 PM

Even with the emphasis on video automation and networking in news production, sound remains a key part of the process. This is illustrated by Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR) fitting out the audio areas of its main television news studios with a new networked mixing and distribution system based on the…