IBC: Phabrix Adds noVNC, 4x 2110 Audio Flow And New Group Audio Mode Analysis Support To Qx/QxL Rasterizers

Broadcast test and measurement provider Phabrix is now including browser-based remote access and improved audio functionality in the latest release (V4.7) of its Qx and QxL Series rasterizers. The newest update – which will be showcased at the IBC Show 2022 (Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12, stand 10.C01) – also offers an optional EUHD License for the QxL Series, enabling the units to […]

Maryland Public Television Provides Free Audio Of Public Affairs Programs To Radio Stations

IBC: Calrec Helping Broadcasters Make The IP Transition

Calrec will be at IBC 2022 in Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12, at Stand 8.B57. Among the products on display are: ImPulse: Multi-console operations — Calrec will run multiple independent consoles from a fully redundant pair of ImPulse IP cores, including physical control surfaces and headless consoles running Calrec Assist on a PC. ImPulse is the most […]

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Audio Takes Center Stage

Media companies seeking to expand their presence are turning to podcasting as a great way to attract advertisers and solidify their brands. As podcast listenership continues on an explosive trajectory, advertisers are following, media companies are acquiring and investing, and more local companies are getting on board to take part in this disruptive, creative medium.

Calrec Exclusively Partners With Protel In New Zealand

Calrec, a designer and supplier of broadcast audio mixing consoles and equipment, has announced Protel International Technologies as its exclusive technology partner and distributor in New Zealand. Protel is now selling and supporting Calrec’s entire range of audio products including mixing consoles, remote production, audio networking solutions and IP infrastructure technology. Calrec’s VP of sales, […]

InfoComm: Vaddio To Debut EasyIP Audio Additions

Vaddio, a global provider of robotic PTZ cameras and camera control systems, recently expanded its AV-over-IP EasyIP ecosystem featuring Dante networked audio with three new audio solutions that will be on display in the Legrand | AV booth (W903) at InfoComm 2022 in Las Vegas June 8-10. Through its partnership with Audinate, Vaddio has developed […]

Shure Joins International Telecommunication Union And UK Spectrum Policy Forum

Global manufacturer of audio equipment Shure said that “in order to further expand Shure’s leadership in the spectrum policy space,” it has joined the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the UK Spectrum Policy Forum Steering Board. “Shure has been a leader in advocating for regulations impacting the audio industry,” said Prakash Moorut, Shure global head of […]

NAB Show: Audio Design Desk Launches ADD Audio Bridge And DAW Bridge

Audio Design Desk is introducing two new products at this year’s NAB Show (Booth C9818): ADD Audio Bridge and DAW Bridge. ADD Audio Bridge is a native extension for Final Cut Pro, a sleek integration that enables editors to quickly and easily create transitions, titles, foley, and music cues without leaving the Final Cut Pro timeline. The new DAW Bridge syncs […]

NAB Show: TSL To Focus On Audio, Control And Power

As broadcast production needs become more complex, TSL casts a spotlight on the company’s latest releases of its audio, control and power solutions at the 2022 NAB Show (April 23-27 in Las Vegas) in Booth C5420. These new offerings are designed to seamlessly interlink to facilitate intelligent, controllable, adaptable and efficient workflows, and maintain and […]

Lawo Strengthens North American Presence With Relocation Of Jamie Dunn To US

In a move to strengthen the commitment to its North American customer base, Rastatt, Germany-based Lawo has moved Jamie Dunn, its chief commercial officer, to the United States. Lawo, a provider of network, video, audio, control and monitoring technology for TV and radio broadcast, performing arts, houses of worship, stadiums and corporate applications, has more […]

NAB Show: Nugen Audio Shares Plug-In Solutions

Nugen Audio is featuring its 3D-compatible convolution reverb, Paragon, at booth N5008 at the 2022 NAB Show (April 23-27 in Las Vegas). Offering full control of the decay, room size and brightness via state-of-the-art re-synthesis modelled on 3D recordings of real spaces, broadcast professionals can experience an unprecedented level of tweak-ability, with zero time-stretching ― meaning […]

New UHD/HDR OB Van From MMG Equipped With Lawo Audio-Over-IP Tech

Media Mobil GmbH, specializing in the production and broadcast of sporting, cultural and entertainment events, has placed Lawo AoIP audio infrastructure at the heart of its new flagship OB van, dubbed UHD1. Lawo equipment onboard includes an mc²56 production console with 48 faders, with three WAN-capable A__stage 64 units serving as internal and external stage […]

Singapore Parliament Selects Lawo AoIP For Technical Upgrade

Parliaments around the world have come to trust in Lawo Audio-over-IP technology for critical audio infrastructure. The latest to choose Lawo solutions is the Parliament of Singapore, which recently conducted a major technical upgrade, installing modern Lawo technology in its broadcast facilities. The Singapore Parliament’s Lawo installation includes a compact 32-fader mc²36MkII all-in-one audio console, […]

Calrec’s IP Solution Selected For Sportsnet Studios

Two Calrec Artemis consoles with AoIP ImPulse cores and Gateway technology lie at the heart of the audio setup at Sportsnet Studios, the new immersive facility in Toronto that’s part of sports media brand Sportsnet, a division of Rogers Sports and Media (RSM.) The Calrec technology is an integral part of the audio workflow to provide Sportsnet with the […]

DHD.audio Withdraws From IBC 2021

Following many years of active participation in the International Broadcasting Convention, DHD.audio today announced the company’s withdrawal from IBC 2021 due to the current COVID situation in Amsterdam and the wider Netherlands. The DHD management board said it “places health and safety above all other considerations. We do not feel justified in asking employees, partners […]

Salsa Sound Launches Software Defined/Cloud Compatible Version Of AI-Based Audio Mixing Engine MIXaiR 2.0

Salsa Sound, a provider of AI-based audio mixing, has launched MIXaiR 2.0, the latest iteration of its AI-based automated platform for live audio mixing, transitioning to a pure software, cloud-ready version. Aimed at live sports applications and built on the company’s patented AI technology, MIXaiR 2.0 is designed to let sound engineers automatically create the best possible mix using […]

Telos Alliance Introduces Axia Quasar SR AoIP Mixing Console

Telos Alliance, a provider of broadcast audio solutions for more than three decades, has introduced the Axia Quasar SR AoIP Mixing Console, which replaces its Axia Fusion console. “We are thrilled to make the power and boundless production possibilities of our flagship Quasar console available to more broadcasters with this streamlined SR design,” says Marty Sacks, […]

Riedel Hires Oliver Zimmermann As Director Of Manufacturing

Oliver Zimmermann today was named director of manufacturing for Riedel Communications. A physicist, supply chain expert and change management specialist with more than a decade of experience in the manufacturing business, most recently in data and telecommunications, Zimmermann will focus on Riedel’s supply chain and production processes to enable even greater efficiency and agility. “Oliver […]

Riedel, Backstage Academy Partner To Prepare Next Generation Of Live Event Professionals

In a move to support the next generation of live event professionals, Riedel Communications teamed up with Backstage Academy to provide hands-on training using the latest equipment. Students in the three-year Backstage Academy training program are fully immersed in the work of live event production. Working alongside highly respected industry professionals, they use best-in-class equipment […]

Solid State Logic Add New Engines, Flexible Licensing For System T Broadcast Audio Production

Solid State Logic (SSL) has rolled out the latest v3.1 feature release for the System T broadcast platform with key developments providing significant production flexibility and expansion. Core to the release is support of the next generation TE1 and TE2 Tempest audio engines. These compact engines provide a flexible model for managing production capacity, allowing […]

Audio Monitoring: Adapting Quickly To Changing Tech

The adoption of software-based platforms over recent years has ushered in a new era for audio monitoring device manufacturers and their customers. One significant benefit is the ability to adapt to changing standards and workflows, which is enabling monitoring product developers to prepare for the transition to wider adoption of immersive audio and, potentially, cloud-based production.

AJA Desktop Software And SDK v16.1 Debut With Native Apple M1 Support

AJA Video Systems has rolled out Desktop Software v16.1 for KONA, Io, and T-TAP Pro products, alongside AJA SDK v16.1 for Developer Partners. Both releases include native support for the powerful Apple M1 chip, and feature enhancements that optimize audio, broadcast, and production and post workflows, and third-party tools built with AJA Developer Partner solutions. […]

Ocean Way Audio Launches Pro3 Reference Monitor

Ocean Way Audio has released its new Pro3 monitor (nicknamed “Fat Boy”), the latest addition to the company’s high-resolution monitor line. Despite its small size, the new two-way active monitor system delivers a frequency response of 45Hz to 20kHz and 110 dB maximum SPL between channels. Its diminutive footprint makes it a useful nearfield monitor […]

YouTube TV Adds 4K Package, 5.1 Dolby Audio, Other Features Ahead Of Tokyo Olympics

Buenos Aires Studio Finds The Right Mix With Nugen Audio Paragon And Halo Upmix Plug-Ins

Sound and mastering engineer Fernando Richard, mixing engineer Ivan Markovic and sound designer Francisco Bissone recently teamed up to launch Immersive Audio Solutions (IAS) in Argentina. The studio, which focuses on traditional music mixing, film and TV post-production and music recording, is designed to offer immersive sound solutions for a wide array of platforms. A […]

DPA Microphones Adds Søren Høgsberg As Sales And Marketing EVP

DPA Microphones has named Søren Høgsberg executive vice president of sales and marketing, effective immediately. As a former executive with many of Denmark’s leading corporations, Høgsberg will call on his global experiences to lead DPA in strengthening the coordination of its sales and marketing initiatives. “In an effort to further increase DPA’s impact in the global […]

Facebook, Twitter And A Future Of Social That’s Increasingly Audio

When pandemic lockdowns swept the country in Spring 2020, there were concerns that the booming podcast business might take a pause — the dramatic decline in people commuting meant fewer people listening on the go. Podcast downloads did initially decline, 10% between February 25 and March 25, but instead of that decline accelerating, digital audio rebounded, and 2020 catapulted a new generation of social audio companies into prominence.

Calrec Makes Immersive Mixing For Live Broadcast Easy

Calrec, a manufacturer of audio broadcast equipment, is offering a free educational training module for mixing live broadcasts in Dolby Atmos using the Calrec Brio console. The need to train people on how to mix in Dolby Atmos has grown rapidly through increased demand from service providers who want to deliver their live events in Dolby Atmos. These […]

Avid, Dolby Collaborate On Pro Tools Dolby Atmos Production Course, Certification

Piccolo Mobile Remote Upgrades To Solid State Logic

Studios Piccolo, a large recording facility in the province of Quebec, upgraded one of its Piccolo Mobile remote production trucks in January with the installation of a Solid State Logic System T networked broadcast audio platform. The truck’s new System T comprises a 48-fader S500m compact and lightweight mobile modular control surface, twin redundant Tempest […]

Telos Alliance Launches Telos Infinity VIP Virtual Intercom Platform

Telos Alliance, a global provider of broadcast audio, has launched Telos Infinity VIP Virtual Intercom Platform.  It says the new platform “delivers sophisticated comms virtually, making cloud-based media production workflows available on any device — smartphone, laptop, desktop, or tablet. Users can even use third-party control devices, like Elgato Stream Deck, to control Telos Infinity […]

Chris Nairn Joins ATG Danmon As Sales Director

ATG Danmon has named Chris Nairn sales director. Reporting to Managing Director Russell Peirson-Hagger, he joins from Bang & Olufsen Pro AV where he was sales director, strategic enterprise partner program. Nairn began his broadcast industry career at Quantel followed by seven years in sales management roles with Sony Professional Solutions Europe. In 2016 he […]

Dalet AmberFin Receives Performance Boost, Browser-Based Configuration Interface

Dalet, a technology and service provider for media-rich organizations, announced key updates to its Dalet AmberFin platform for transcoding. According to Dalet, “significant performance gains and a new browser interface keeps Dalet AmberFin ahead of new industry demands towards higher quality on more devices and more flexible workflows. Built-in support for audio normalization specialists, Emotion Systems, ensures […]

DPA Gear Withstands Rigors Of Space Travel To Capture Audio From Mars

NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover touched down on the Red Planet with DPA Microphones along for the historic ride. Outfitted with DPA’s 4006 omnidirectional microphone, MMA-A digital audio interface and MMP-G modular active cable, the rover provided the first sounds from the surface of Mars. After being put through vigorous testing by NASA scientists, the DPA equipment, affixed […]

Dome Productions Selects Calrec Apollo Console For New SMPTE 2110 UHD/HDR IP Truck

Taking advantage of fully redundant fabric, high density links and flexibility for different workflows, Canada-based Dome Productions has unveiled a new all-IP SMPTE 2110 OB mobile unit replete with a Calrec Apollo digital audio console. Called Gateway, the truck is Dome’s first large scale, all IP, UHD/HDR unit and is currently being used for TSN and Rogers SportsNet […]

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TVN Tech | TV Inches Toward Audio Over IP

Television is slowly following radio into the adoption of audio over IP technology, but the transition has been hampered by infrastructure costs, the challenge of preventing audio latency and concerns over standards and security. Above, the University of Miami adopted Dante and AOIP for its live sports production workflows before COVID introduced the need for social distancing.

Scripps Selling Triton Digital To iHeartMedia

The $230 million sale of the audio tech/services provider follows Scripps’ sale of its Stitcher podcast company last October.

Barix Celebrates 20 Years Of Audio Over IP Innovation

IP audio and control pioneer Barix this month celebrates its 20th anniversary. Over two decades, the Swiss company has grown from a control and automation upstart into a globally recognized Audio over IP innovator primarily serving the professional AV, broadcast and security industries, while supporting a variety of vertical markets within each. Barix has shipped nearly one million devices to serve […]

Drop Ship Audio Expands Its Calrec Roster With An Artemis Beam Console

Calrec’s Artemis Beam audio console is proving to be a success for Sean Prickett, owner of broadcast audio engineering company and rental service Drop Ship Audio in Los Angeles. With 340-channel processing paths and Bluefin2 and Hydra2 technologies, the new Artemis console is being used on a popular reality show in its fourth season, installed in a studio with […]

Evertz Acquiring Studer Assets From Harman International

Evertz Technologies Ltd., a global provider of media and entertainment technology solutions, has entered into an asset purchase agreement with Harman International to acquire the Studer brand, technology and related assets. The acquisition is anticipated to close in the first quarter of calendar 2021. “We’re pleased to welcome this iconic audio brand to our Evertz […]