In Part 1 we introduced the benefits of Audio over IP and investigated some of the subtleties that make it the ideal choice for modern broadcast facilities. In Part 2, we look at the practicalities of making AoIP work in a real-time television environment.
While the annual NFL Super Bowl typically serves as a great technology showcase for trying out new ways of covering the game on television (e.g., augmented reality graphics and immersive audio), this year’s main Super Bowl LIV game production will employ a well-rehearsed game plan.
Fuzhou Radio and Television, a premiere radio and TV broadcaster in China’s Fujian Province, has upgraded its Fuzhou Radio channels to AES67-compliant RAVENNA AoIP capability with the installation of two Lawo mixing consoles and I/O equipment.
Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC), which is based in Seoul, South Korea, and has an extensive installed base of Artemis and Apollo consoles, has purchased two additional Apollo consoles from Calrec Audio for its flagship MBC TV channel. MBC representatives said the Apollo, with its level of processing power and superb sound quality, is the ideal fit for MBC TV’s live programming needs.
As broadcasters continue to differentiate themselves through live programing and events, intercom is gaining more influence now than ever. This is especially true for large arena events where mobile crews demand the freedom of wireless connectivity. But as RF technology grows, the 2.4GHz band is becoming saturated.
Wheatstone announced that its DMX digital console technology will now be marketed under the Audioarts Engineering brand and become fully WheatNet-IP audio-over-IP networking compatible. This means the AoIP enhanced console engine now includes a built-in Ethernet switch that brings intelligent routing and control to stations on a budget.
Lawo Well known for its broadcast TV and radio mixing consoles, Lawo has in recent years expanded int
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