Tascam’s new DR-100mkIII may be the best portable audio recorder design to come along since the category began over a decade ago.
China Central Television (CCTV) is preparing to put a new audio OB van into service, simultaneously raising its sound production values and field testing the latest Lawo broadcast technologies.
Telos, a company with a long history supplying telephone systems, audio mixing consoles, codecs and processing equipment to radio stations around the world, has slowly evolved its business over the past few years, through mergers & acquisitions and extensive product R&D, to become a force in television broadcast audio technology as well.
Basic audio processing for narration is so mature that it now free or costs very little. Though it’s easily accessible to anyone, how many recording audio know how to use it?
Automatic microphone mixing, long a staple of commercial sound installations, has moved to professional dialogue recording for film and television production. This is the story of that journey over the past half century.
Moscow’s new VTB Ice Palace is now home to a Calrec Audio Hydra2 networking system that connects two Calrec Summa audio consoles that can then function as one. The Hydra2 provides enables routing of all audio signals to outside broadcast (OB) vans covering VTB Ice Palace events, including last month’s broadcast coverage of the 2016 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Ice Hockey World Championship.
While contestants for the Fox Network’s popular reality-TV dance competition “So You Think You Can Dance” twirl and cha cha, the audio levels for the live broadcast are being mixed with a Calrec Summa audio console. The console is part of a flypack provided by Los Angeles-based rental house Drop Ship Audio.
Wireless communications in professional production environments has never been easy. And finding available spectrum that is not already being used for wireless microphones, IEM/IFB, or other high priority wireless devices is always tough. Fortunately, there is a solution.
Since 2012 many moviegoers have been captivated by the nearly two thousand theaters throughout the world that have installed Dolby’s 3D immersive sound system called Dolby Atmos. Since then Dolby has worked to also make the technology available for live broadcasts, home theater systems and even stereo headphones.