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Concerts will sound better at The Joan Sutherland Theater with its new Lawo technology. Photo: Daniel Boud.

Sydney Opera House Improves Sound In Joan Sutherland Theatre With Lawo Audio Technology February 22nd 2018 - 10:00 AM

The Joan Sutherland Theatre, located within the world-famous Sydney Opera House, has upgraded its audio equipment with a new console, signal routing system and control interface from Lawo. The unique venue hosts hundreds of musical events each year. The main concert hall will get a similar facelift in 2019.

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EarShot provides telephone-based live studio program and IFB audio to field-based remote broadcasts.

Comrex Introduces New Voice-over-IP Solution For TV IFB February 21st 2018 - 09:00 AM

At the 2018 NAB Show, Comrex, a supplier of VoIP and video-over-IP technology, will introduce a new product called EarShot that helps TV stations reduce costs and provide more flexibility for remote IFB feeds.

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Banff Centre control room relies on a Riedel 50 Gbit/s MediorNet Compact Pro, which can support dozens of MADI streams between studios.

Riedel MediorNet Compact PRO Deployed at Banff Centre February 20th 2018 - 09:00 AM

The Banff Centre of Arts and Creativity is one of Canada’s largest arts training institution and a global organization in arts, culture, and creativity across dozens of disciplines. Situated on a stunning 42-acre campus in the Canadian Rockies near Banff, Alberta, Banff Centre aims to inspire everyone who attends its campus to unleash their creative potential and realize their unique contribution to society through cross-disciplinary learning opportunities, world-class performances, and public outreach.

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NBC is using Lawo’s Commentary System to send signals between the IBC and the Curling venues in PyeongChang, forming a seamless workflow.

Lawo Provides NBC Sports With IP-based Remote Control Flexibility For XXIII Olympic Winter Games February 19th 2018 - 01:00 PM

NBC Olympics has established a flexible and highly reliable control and remote production infrastructure between PyeongChang, South Korea and its Stamford, Conn. Headquarters that is based around a variety of customized Lawo signal distribution enhanced products and software to support the network’s multi-venue production of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games.

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Audio is becoming an IP-centric technology that offers many benefits. Image: Rob Wolifson, TCN audio supervisor at Nine Network in Sydney.

Audio Over IP - Why It Is Essential February 8th 2018 - 11:00 AM

The impact of IP on the design of broadcast equipment and infrastructures is profound. Many broadcasters are replacing existing analog, AES3, MADI and SDI ports with a new class of interface for connecting to standard IT switch infrastructure, together with new control mechanisms for connection management and device discovery. In the process, they’re embracing an emerging set of open standards for interoperable, vendor-neutral signal transport.

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The site of Super Bowl LII features a hybrid fiber infrastructure for broadcast crews and 1,300 WiFi access points for fans.

Super Bowl LII Delivers High-Resolution (HD/4K) Action February 5th 2018 - 01:00 PM

Although it was played in a domed stadium, perhaps the biggest challenge for the 400-person strong NBC Sports Group crew in covering Super Bowl LII on February 4 was Minneapolis’ single-digit weather and record snowfall outside. To counter this, NBC Sports built a heated giant tent covering the entire NEP Broadcast truck compound outside the stadium.

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