Netgem, a French provider of video distribution technology, has launched an integrated soundbar incorporating streaming and set top box functionality, kicking off with the UK consumer market via the Amazon web site.
Craig Hunter, co-owner and mixer at RH Factor, a Burbank, California-based sound production facility, has been a long-time Genelec user and credits them as part of his workflow/business model that keeps his business on the cutting edge.
Loudspeakers began as simple wooden boxes. Today, they have evolved into a wide variety of shapes, sizes, colours, materials and technology. Yet, the physics of audio acoustics and the human auditory system has not changed. John Watkinson looks at the state of loudspeaker design and how the industry continues to make the same design errors.
Andrew Roth does sound design across all categories and genres, and the Genelec 8341A and 8331A monitors and 7360A subwoofer provide him with a soundfield and perfect imaging for television, film, games and online media.
When setting up new audio monitors in a studio, their placement is an important choice in the successful operation of the monitoring system. Since no two rooms sound the same, here are a few tips to make the installation easier.
Immersive audio has long been promoted as the natural partner of new, enveloping video technologies. First there was stereoscopic 3D and now Ultra High Definition (UHD), for which spatial sound with a sensation of height as well as width and length is regarded as the best way to enhance the experience of watching films and TV programmes and playing computer gaming. Several formats are now available for feature and drama production, games and virtual reality (VR) - including Dolby Atmos, Ambisonics and binaural - but there are still important issues that need to be considered before applying such technologies.
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