Zoom has announced the LiveTrak L-12, a portable live audio board that can mix, record, monitor, playback and remix sound. It is suitable for a wide range of applications — from podcasts to live mixing and recording of music groups.
Apogee’s Ensemble Thunderbolt and Element Series audio interfaces now offer direct monitoring support in Apple’s Logic Pro X that eliminates recording latency with the click of a button.
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.
Southampton Solent University purchased eight Sonifex S1 radio broadcast mixers from Proactive UK for use in their journalism courses.
For those who began work in the audio industry before the 1980s, the experience of “going digital” is clearly remembered. Many of us questioned everything we knew and wondered whether all the experience we had gained in the analog era would carry forward. Fortunately, in hindsight, that experience paid off and we did just fine.
The Switch Network’s Cumulus demonstration proves that latency-free live TV production can be from anywhere at anytime.