Veteran mobile production company F&F Productions, based in Clearwater, Florida, has hit the road with a new 4K/HDR-capable production truck, called GTX-18, that includes the latest Artemis Beam broadcast production audio mixing console from Calrec for a variety of stereo and surround audio projects.
Chinese broadcaster ZRTG (Zhejiang Radio and TV Group) has opened a new television production complex in the garden city of Hangzhou, capital of the eastern province of Zhejiang. The International TV Centre houses four main TV studios, with a further two dedicated to ZRTG’s Home Shopping Channel. In a first for broadcasting in China the whole audio set-up is connected using a RAVENNA AoIP (audio over IP) network, which links several Lawo mixing consoles.
Leading-edge video productions often become laboratories for the use of new technology or current technology applied in new ways. Many times the new solutions are not so much experimentation for new ideas, but just efforts to solve workflow issues. Here are two articles that illustrate how the programs’ producers used tested technology in new ways to solve old problems.
Singapore media conglomerate Mediacorp recently reached the end of its move to a new facilities campus. The broadcast company is now operating from television and radio studios in a purpose-built production centre at the Mediapolis technology development in the one-north district, featuring newly installed Lawo consoles and routers alongside Octopus newsroom systems, EVS playout servers and Vizrt studio automation.
Looking to deploy future-proof technology, TV2, one of Hungary’s premiere commercial television channels, has upgraded its audio mixing rooms in two studios at its headquarters with a Summa and Artemis Light console from Calrec Audio.
Southampton Solent University purchased eight Sonifex S1 radio broadcast mixers from Proactive UK for use in their journalism courses.
Lawo Well known for its broadcast TV and radio mixing consoles, Lawo has in recent years expanded int
Wheatstone Corp Mix Remote Feeds from the Home Studio with WheatNet-IP Audio Networking and IP Audio Mixers by Wheat
Solid State Logic Solid State Logic designs and manufactures digital broadcast audio consoles, audio routing &