DHD Announces New Web Apps and Firmware Updates For Audio Mixers, Routers

DHD Audio GmbH announces a major firmware update across its range of broadcast audio mixing consoles, routers and control interfaces. New functions have been integrated to make operation easier, faster and more flexible. Also being introduced are flat table mount versions of the RX2 and SX2 mixers. “Many radio and TV stations rely on our […]

TVU Networks Adds Audio Mixing Feature To Cloud-Based TVU Producer

Based upon extensive customer feedback, TVU Networks has added an audio mixing panel as a feature to its cloud-based TVU Producer multi-camera, cloud production solution. With TVU Producer, novice or experienced video producers can remotely produce multi-camera live events with zero latency — even when using smartphones as production cameras. “Our new Audio Mixing Panel has been a highly requested feature of […]

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Dynacord Introduces MXE5 Matrix Mix Engine

Following the launch of its IPX and TGX amplifiers and SONICUE sound system software, Dynacord adds to its lineup of high-grade professional electronics solutions with a new performance audio matrix. The MXE5 is the first member of the MXE matrix mix engine series. The 24 x 24 crosspoint performance audio matrix offers both routing and […]

Solid State Logic’s Marc DeGeorge Promoted To National Sales Manager, Audio Creation Products

Solid State Logic today appointed Marc DeGeorge to national sales manager, audio creation products. DeGeorge, who was previously U.S. sales and marketing manager, music products, will continue to report to Phil Wagner, SVP. “Marc has been a key part of our sales team for almost a decade, and in his new role he will help […]

BirdDog Announces Dante Support For All Hardware

BirdDog has unveiled a three-pillar strategy to bring audio-over-IP format Dante into its product line-up: Dante will be supported in all existing hardware, including hardware already shipped by way of a $69 software update. This is expected to be available in the second quarter. Dante will be coming soon in BirdDog’s audio intercom software, Comms […]

Interra Systems Offers Lip Sync Solution

Interra Systems, a global provider of software products and solutions to the digital media industry, has introduced Baton LipSync, an automated tool for lip sync detection and verification. Baton LipSync uses machine learning technology and deep neural networks to automatically detect audio and video sync errors. The company says that by using Baton LipSync, broadcasters […]

Ambidio Looking Glass Offered To Sound Editors, Mixers for Free During Pandemic

To help sound editors, mixers and other post-production professionals, who suddenly find themselves working from home, Ambidio is making its immersive sound technology, Ambidio Looking Glass, available for free. Sound pros can use it as a monitoring tool for theatrical and television projects requiring immersive sound. Ambidio Looking Glass produces immersive sound that approximates what […]

CP Communications Appoints Louis A. Borrelli Jr. To Board

CP Communications, a provider of solutions and services for live event productions, has strengthened the business acumen and strategic vision of its advisory board with the appointment of Louis Borrelli Jr., a pioneer in cable television, online media and broadcast production services. Borrelli joins the board immediately, and will work closely with CP Communications CEO […]

Audinate Wins Emmy for Audio-Over-IP Innovation

Audinate, the developer of the audio-visual networking technology Dante, has won a Technology & Engineering Emmy Award for its contributions in enabling the production industry’s transition of analog audio and video onto the network. Audinate said that Dante, used in thousands of products from hundreds of manufacturers, “is the de facto standard for modern AV […]

Audinate’s Dante AV Product Design Suite To Ship In 1Q

Audinate, developer of the Dante audio networking technology, today announced that the new Dante AV Product Design Suite (Dante AV PDS) will be shipping in the first quarter to manufacturers who have ordered it to develop AV-over-IP products that employ Dante AV technology. The Dante AV PDS is a complete turnkey recipe allowing OEMs to […]

Wheatstone Showing Virtual TV Audio Console At IBC

New this IBC conference (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) is a virtual TV audio console by Wheatstone designed specifically to complement news production automation workflows. Virtual Dimension Three is a multi-touch virtual console with 64 onscreen faders that seamlessly interfaces into major production automation systems, including those by Ross Video, Grass Valley and Sony. “Automation and […]

Wheatstone’s Flagship IP Audio Console Adds Remote Ui At IBC

New to IBC this year is a remote user interface for Wheatstone’s flagship IP audio console surface, the LXE. LXE, the IP audio console for Wheatstone’s popular WheatNet-IP audio network, broke new ground as the industry’s first re-programmable control surface,the company says, and now adds a multi-touch remote UI for multiple operators sharing board duties during […]

DPA Unveils New Vocal Mic

DPA Microphones has a new addition to its microphone lineup, the 2028 vocal microphone. The company says the 2028 “delivers DPA’s renowned natural sound, which allows all types of vocals to shine. Perfect for everyone from indie artists to international touring singers, the 2028 mic is ideally suited for live stage performances, broadcast and pro AV applications.” […]

RTW Dante-Enabled TouchMonitor TM7, TM9 Now Shipping

RTW focuses on visualizing audio in order to let audio engineers take informed decisions in professional broadcast, production, post production and quality control. Now, it is possible to also benefit from this valuable visual feedback on Dante audio networks. “It is a great pleasure for us to now offer an audio metering solution that taps […]

Shure Promotes Three To VP Roles

Shure Inc. today promoted three key associates to vice president. Dave Cerra has been named vice president of conferencing in the product development division. He joined Shure as an audio engineer in 1995. During his tenure, Cerra was lead audio developer for many of the company’s wireless products and invented its patented Audio Reference Companding (ARC). He […]

Wheatstone To Show Glass LXE Virtual Console At IBC

New to the IBC conference this year (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) is Wheatstone’s Glass LXE virtual console for its WheatNet-IP audio network. Glass LXE is a multi-touch UI that operates as a standalone virtual console into the WheatNet-IP audio network, a complete IP audio ecosystem of consoles, talent stations, I/O units, accessories and SIP phone […]

Nugen Audio Highlights Loudness Toolkit At IBC

Nugen Audio has been focusing on Netflix compliance. Among the many Netflix-focused solutions is its Loudness Toolkit 2.8, which will be presented at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at Pod F.P37. The company will also feature its Halo Upmix solution for stereo to 5.1, 7.1 and 3D upmixing throughout the show. These plug-ins are designed […]

Biamp Buys Community Loudspeakers, Apart Audio

Biamp, a supplier of professional audio and video solutions based in Beaverton, Ore., has acquired Audioprof Group International, parent company of Community Loudspeakers, based in Philadelphia, and Apart Audio, based in Antwerp, Belgium, from 3d Investors of Gent, Belgium. Founded in 1968 by speaker design pioneer Bruce Howze, Community Loudspeakers has a long history of […]

QSC Offers Software-Based Dante For Q-SYS

QSC today introduced software-based Dante for the Q-SYS ecosystem. As part of its strategic technology partnership with Audinate, Q-SYS feature licenses will enable native Dante networked audio integration without the need for additional hardware I/O or external configuration software. Integrators can add Dante audio natively as an extension of the Q-SYS integrated audio, video and […]

Calrec Brings Surround Sound To KUED

William Montoya, audio team leader for KUED, Salt Lake City, Utah (DMA 30), was looking to improve the overall sound quality of the PBS station’s programs while increasing the studio’s capabilities by upgrading to a 5.1 native broadcast audio console. It wasn’t until the unveiling of Calrec Audio’s Brio 36 that his dream of owning […]

Verizon Media Upgrades To IP With Lawo

As part of ongoing upgrades and developments to its studio facilities, Verizon Media — the Verizon digital-media division combining AOL and Yahoo — has taken delivery of three state-of-the-art Lawo mc²36 audio production consoles and a Nova37 Hybrid IP/MADI Plug&Play Audio Router for its studio facilities. Renamed Verizon Media Studios (formerly Oath Inc.) early in […]

Calrec Names Andy Birkinshaw Intl. Sales Manager

Calrec has hired Andy Birkinshaw as international sales manager, effective immediately. Birkinshaw joins the global sales team at Calrec headquarters in the U.K.,and is managing broadcast sales in the U.K., Denmark, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Norway and Sweden. Birkinshaw has 30 years of sales experience across the broadcast, studio and live production industries in the U.K. […]

Avid Debuts Pro Tools 2019

Avid today announced the immediate availability of Pro Tools 2019. The latest version of the industry-standard digital audio workstation boosts power and performance for every level of user — from professional music creators and aspiring artists to top-echelon audio post professionals and engineers — enabling them to work faster and more creatively on the most […]

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Nugen Audio Appoints Dr. Paul Tapper CEO

Nugen Audio Ltd. has named Dr. Paul Tapper chief executive officer. “I am honored to lead Nugen Audio into the future,” says Tapper. “I look forward to helping the company deliver on our brand promise to consistently deliver exceptional quality and innovative solutions, coupled with practical problem-solving and reliable customer service. This objective has driven our […]

Biamp Acquires Cambridge Sound Management

Biamp, a supplier of professional audio and video solutions based in Beaverton, Ore., today announced the acquisition of Cambridge Sound Management (CSM) from Gladstone Investment Corp. Headquartered in Waltham, Mass., CSM is a pioneer in the sound masking market. CSM is the only provider of direct and in-plenum sound masking solutions. Biamp says that with […]

Rush Media Scores With Calrec Brio36 Consoles

Calrec Audio’s Brio36 digital audio console was the console of choice for Rush Media’s recently completed six-unit OB fleet. Primarily used for sports broadcast, the mobile unit provider was looking for a high-quality audio console with a small footprint. Each of Rush Media’s new mobile units are custom built, 40-foot straight trucks with expanding sides. Each truck includes eight […]

Scripps Buying Digital Audio Firm For $150M

It’s purchasing Triton Digital, which serves the growing digital audio marketplace through a software-as-a-service business-to-business revenue model. Triton powers or measures streaming music and podcasting for many of the biggest names in audio.

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Calrec Debuts New Impulse Core

Calrec’s new Impulse core, the next generation audio processing platform for its Apollo and Artemis control surfaces, is making its U.S. debut at NAB New York (Booth N263). Impulse core is a powerful audio processing and routing engine with AES67 and SMPTE 2110 connectivity. With control connectivity via IP, surfaces can be physically remote and connected […]

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Ross Video

Ross Video | Stand 11.C10| www.rossvideo.com Ross Video launched BACH Liberty at IBC 2018. BACH Liberty is a drop-in replacement, pin-compatible module to Dante Brooklyn II, featuring a fully compliant AES67 and ST-2110 implementation that is guaranteed interoperable. HUGEL GmbH, the Swiss provider of specialized solutions to the broadcast market since 1968, is first to integrate […]

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Artel Video Systems

Artel Video Systems | Stand 5.A65| www.artel.com Artel Video Systems, a provider of innovative real-time multimedia delivery solutions, has partnered with DirectOut Technologies at IBC2018 to demonstrate IP interoperability between Artel’s Quarra PTP Ethernet switch and DirectOut’s MONTONE.42 converter that bridges MADI to audio over IP. The Quarra 10G switch is the central network switch […]

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Nevion

Nevion | Stand 1.B71| https://nevion.com/ Nevion, a provider of virtualized media production solutions, will be demonstrating a range of new and enhanced features now available on its flagship software-defined media node platform, Nevion Virtuoso. Originally launched at IBC 2016, Nevion Virtuoso now includes enhanced SMPTE 2110 support (10/20/21/30/31/40) with a new multichannel audio digital interface (MADI) […]

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Verance To Showcase 3.0 Personalized Audio

Verance Aspect and Dolby partner to enhance next-gen TV by delivering personalized audio capabilities across all distribution paths.

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Audinate

Audinate | Booth N4511| https://www.audinate.com/ Audinate, developer of the Dante media networking technology, today announced plans to support SMPTE ST-2110 in the Dante platform by the end of 2018. SMPTE ST-2110 is a new suite of standards developed by the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers to support real-time media network distribution using IP […]

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Broadcast TV Audio Riding The IP Wave

As broadcasters’ comfort level in doing things over IP networks has risen, more and more vendors are offering ATSC 3.0-compatible products that include such features as immersive sound and object-based audio. At the same time, wireless microphone vendors and their customers are tackling the present-day challenge of moving off of the 600 MHz UHF spectrum. Above: Audinate’s new line of Dante adapters bridges the gap between analog audio and IP networking. Click here to access TVNewsCheck’s NAB 2018 Resource Guide listing of broadcast audio vendors and products or here to download it as a PDF.

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NAB 2018 Tech Hot Topics Products: Broadcast Audio

For the third year, TVNewsCheck is augmenting its coverage of NAB Show Hot Topics tech trends stories with information that can make your visit to the NAB Show easier. This week’s focus is IP workflow (read the main story here). These companion resource guides on the technology covered each week are compilations of information provided by vendors. To […]

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Fox Sports Australia Adds Calrec Artemis Console

Fox Sports Australia has added a second Calrec Artemis digital audio console at its Sydney headquarters, replacing a Calrec Zeta console that has delivered audio output since 2008. The Artemis went live on 30 November last year with a prerecorded UFC preview show followed by Just for Kicks, a live-audience football entertainment show on Fox […]

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Audio-Technica Shipping High Density Wireless System

Audio-Technica, a supplier of transducer technology, is now shipping its 6000 Series High Density Wireless System, a spectrum-efficient solution that allows users to pack 31 channels in 4 MHz of bandwidth. The 2016 FCC Incentive Auction has resulted in a repack of the broadcast spectrum, reducing the amount of spectrum available for wireless microphone operations and driving […]