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RTW’s TM7/TM9 TouchMonitors now offer up to four parallel instances of its stereo vectorscope for simultaneous monitoring of streams.

RTW Unveils New Firmware for TM7 and TM9 Audio TouchMonitors January 17th 2017 - 01:50 PM

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.

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A Lawo sapphire audio mixing console (right) inside a control room at the Astrakhan TV station in Russia.

Lawo Technology Helps Russian Stations Increase Productivity January 6th 2017 - 10:00 AM

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.

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Currently, more than 50 Dolby Cinema locations are screening films around the globe.

Dolby Atmos Finds Universal Acceptance Across the 4K Content Landscape December 16th 2016 - 01:50 PM

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.

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Known as “the Cube,” Sky Deutschland’s new facility is scheduled to open in 2017, producing live and taped sports content.

Jünger Audio’s Smart Audio Helps New Sky Deutschland “Cube” Manage Audio Processes Automatically December 15th 2016 - 11:00 AM

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.

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The Studer Vista series of audio mixing consoles will support the emerging SMPTE 2110 standard, which is based on VSF TR-03 and TR-04.

Studer Helps Customers Gain Flexibility Over IP Infrastructures December 13th 2016 - 08:00 AM

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.

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Articles You May Have Missed December 7th 2016 - 08:00 AM

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.

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