New firmware (version 6.0) from RTW is now available for their TouchMonitor TM7 and TM9 series touch-screen monitor that adds new features for improved image monitoring and analysis.
Since 2008, the All-Russia State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company (VGTRK) has been upgrading its audio and video systems for its radio and television stations, as part of a larger Russian Government program to help modernize the country’s regional TV infrastructure.
Dolby Laboratories said that its Atmos immersive audio technology is now installed in 2,000 suitably equipped cinema screens and that more than 500 titles have been mixed in Dolby Atmos. In addition, Dolby Atmos multi-channel mixing technology is now deployed in more than 60 countries and more than 150 post-production facilities.
Satellite TV provider Sky Deutschland has installed several new D*AP audio processing units from Jünger Audio at its new sports programming broadcast center in Unterföhring (near Munich), Germany.
HARMAN Professional Solutions and its Broadcast division (offering products such as the Vista series of audio mixing consoles) has been making news lately on the IP front with a series of new Ethernet-enabled products as well as a new software application that addresses heterogeneous audio networking and routing, within an audio production or post environment. The company believes that networking and resource sharing over an Internet protocol (IP) infrastructure is the most flexible and cost-effective strategy for media creation and success.
In the early days of television, audio was often called, “that noise that accompanies the video.”
That is no longer the case, especially as viewers strive for a more immersive audio experience. Along with improved picture quality, the audio needs as much attention. Viewers are accustomed to DVD-quality audio and broadcasters must strive to match it. In the case of television stations, loudness is a matter of FCC regulations.
And when it comes to monitoring audio, the choices are speakers and headphones. Most engineers understand what is required of speakers, but what about headphones? Do you know how to pick a best pair for an application? We can help.