There are many, many choices of microphones available for video recording — from lavaliers to shotguns to on camera-mounted mics. How do you choose the right mic for the given situation? Here’s a guide.
With more cancellations than any of us care to think about, do we now have a definitive answer on whether trade shows should go ahead or not? Have virtualized events really taken over and are they the future?
Engineers and technologists have demonstrated amazing feats of achievement over the past year in making remote production work during lockdown. Is this now the new way of working? Or do we run the risk of forgetting something fundamental to broadcasting?
Regardless of the pace of customer uptake or the readiness of 4K delivery infrastructure, 4K production is accelerating. Increasing consumer demand for 4K displays and content is driving adoption in both acquisition and post-production across every film and television segment.
After two years of cancellations NAB is finally back!
Smartphone mobile journalism has been gaining much interest in recent months, it’s versatility and ease of use certainly has major benefits, and the pixel count arguably rivals professional cameras, but is it the utopian solution some would have us believe?
We seem to be hearing a lot recently about LED walls, Unreal Engines, and tracking cameras. Is it possible we have Bambi to thank?
As the IOC prepares the largest 8K UHD production yet, from the Winter Olympics in South Korea, it’s worth asking if this ultra-high resolution format will ever be broadcast wider than the shores of Japan. In short, the answer is negative, but that won’t stop vendors developing a full production chain, just in case.
The success, or not, of ATSC 3.0 will depend greatly on viewers being willing to buy new TV sets. An April nationwide consumer survey shows high consumer interest in the features the standard may offer. But, will it be enough to launch the next generation of broadcast technology?
Stereo audio more closely matches the sound humans hear with their own ears because it offers the added dimension of positioning. Unlike a single mono microphone, stereo provides the viewer sound images that correspond to the location of sounds in the scene being watched.