Felix Krückels is a certified audio engineer who graduated from the Detmold University of Music and has been involved in immersive audio since 2012. He was there when NHK launched its Super Hi-Vision project with the help of Lawo.
In the midst of a challenging global pandemic, field recordist Thomas Rex Beverly finds solace in his work and says that nature is flourishing as human populations temporarily retreat. Last February, he ventured out to Washington state’s Eastern Cascades – a remote region surrounded by rugged mountains and lush forests.
Point Source Audio has added detachable earbuds for improved hygiene and maintenance across its CM-i family of lightweight in-ear intercom headsets. The company said the new design was brought to market earlier than initially planned in light of the current health crisis.
George Prince III, an award-winning camera operator who has worked on the Oscars, “American Idol” and the Superbowl, is using Point Source Audio’s CM-i5 in-ear intercom headset for crew communications.
Pliant Technologies line of SmartBoom LITE and SmartBoom PRO headsets feature an easily accessible flip up microphone feature that acts as an on/off switch for convenient mic control.
While manufacturing and other company activities have been limited for most vendors during this pandemic, products made by Clear-Com and its parent company HM Electronics (HME) are readily available. That’s because HME makes headsets and wireless systems used by fast food workers and Clear-Com supports the media industry, both considered “essential businesses” in this challenging time. So, the company’s factory in the Carlsbad area of San Diego, Calif. is operating, albeit at reduced capacity (socially distanced and staggered shifts).
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