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The Tascam DR-701D recorder, when paired with Sennheiser’s four-channel AMBEO VR microphone, provides full immersive sound recording.

Tascam Joins Sennheiser’s AMBEO Group January 12th 2018 - 09:00 AM

Tascam has joined a list of equipment manufacturers supporting Sennheiser’s catch-all AMBEO branding for it’s immersive sound technologies.

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Sanken COS-1 Lav Mic.

Lavalier Microphones Keep Getting Smaller and Better December 13th 2017 - 01:50 PM

Nearly 50 years ago — 1969 to be exact — Sony introduced the ECM-50, a tiny peanut-sized electret condenser lavalier microphone that virtually ended the reign of large, cumbersome microphones used in television broadcasting. Since then, the scope, quality and price of lavalier microphones has dramatically expanded. Here’s a look at what’s available now.

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Single-Microphone Sound Makes a Comeback December 12th 2017 - 01:00 PM

From the earliest days of professional sound, a single microphone was used in broadcast studios and on stage to capture everything — from actors doing drama to music performers. Then, when the close-miking multitrack era arrived, the trend disappeared. Now single-mic sound is back and growing in popularity.

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Automated closeball-mixing creates an entirely new and realistic audio experience for the viewer.

Live Bundesliga Telecasts Enhanced with Lawo Automated Closeball Mixing December 8th 2017 - 01:50 PM

Players grunting, managers barking out directions and referees making controversial calls are all part of the live viewing telecast of a Bundesliga match. Viewers now have the ability to hear these and other captivating sounds of a match more clearly than ever before, thanks to a new automated mixing system developed by the product engineers at Lawo. It’s an automated closeball-mixing concept that replaces a human mixer with special software that provides more consistent results and better accuracy in capturing the audio action.

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Company executives cut the ribbon for the Grand Opening of the new HARMAN Experience Center in Los Angeles earlier this month.

HARMAN Professional Solutions Opens North America Experience Center December 7th 2017 - 10:00 AM

HARMAN Professional Solutions has opened the HARMAN Experience Center in Los Angeles, a demo center that will allow customers across multiple vertical markets to test out third-party products against HARMAN’s solutions in a variety of end-to-end workflows.

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Harman Moves AGK Offices to California, Keeps Research in Austria November 22nd 2017 - 11:00 AM

The future of long-standing microphone brand AKG has been confirmed by its parent group but it will face competition from a new company founded by former key engineering personnel. Austrian Audio was announced following the closure of AKG’s headquarters in Vienna, which was done as part of Harman International’s bid to consolidate and integrate the R&D, manufacturing and supply chains of all its subsidiary companies.

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