Calrec has created a new IP technology position, tapping Dave Sampson as network specialist to provide in-house expertise to support customers in the move to IP. A Calrec team member for seven years, Sampson previously was product test engineer where he was responsible for compliance testing of Calrec’s AoIP products to industry standards including ST2110, […]
Fox will use more than 100 manned and robotic cameras to cover the game, including 24 “Super-Motion” cameras to support replays; 20 goal-line and end-line pylon cameras; wireless “Line to Gain” cameras that travel up and down the field in alignment with the first-down marker; and two different SkyCam systems which operate at different elevations. It will also use 72 field mics, as well as wireless player mics, to capture game audio. And that’s just scratching the surface.
Privately held, minority-owned Spanish-language broadcaster Liberman Broadcasting (LBI Media) produces more than 50 hours of original television programming each week. LBI Media’s fast-paced news studios require adaptable, quick to set up and easy to operate audio solutions. LBI Media relies on Calrec Audio’s Brio 36 and Summa digital audio consoles. “We chose Calrec based on […]
Audio over IP (AoIP) networking technology is experiencing higher adoption among TV broadcasters, prompted in part by a new transport standard ensuring more interoperability. Many of those embracing IP no longer think of audio production as an island, but as connected networks prompting interoperability to become an important factor. Above, SSL’s System T AoIP production system runs on COTS hardware like Cisco switches.
Calrec’s Assist and Connect applications were center stage at IBC 2019 on the Calrec stand, 8.C61. As the industry embraces new standards and workflows, Calrec has expanded its suite of applications to give broadcasters more efficient tools. Calrec’s Assist is a browser-based interface that allows users to set up shows, memories, fader layouts, patching, bus […]
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. […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Every year broadcasters roll out some spectacular new technology to add a bit of sizzle to their production of the Super Bowl, and this year’s contest in Houston will be no exception. Fox Sports along with its partner Intel will deploy “Be The Player,” a high-tech system that relies on 38 4K cameras and two racks full of Intel Blade servers to give fans a point-of-view perspective of an individual player on the field. Above: The Fox Sports Super Bowl LI broadcast team will provide game coverage from this booth overlooking NRG Stadium in Houston. (Fox Sports photo)