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Switzerland’s Caves du Manoir upgrades with DiGiCo SD12

To celebrate its 40th anniversary, the Caves du Manoir in Martigny, Switzerland has renovated its technical infrastructure, choosing a DiGiCo SD12 plus D2-Rack – supplied by Tonspur AG – as the new Front of House console, as well as upgrading its existing Meyer Sound loudspeaker system. Sacha Knezevic Rudaz, technical …

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02 Academy Glasgow taps Adlib for new sound system

Adlib’s installation team has delivered another professional grade touring spec system – including L-Acoustics and DiGiCo products – to Academy Music Group’s 2,550 capacity O2 Academy Glasgow in Scotland, one of the UK’s busiest and most successful live touring venues. Led by John Hughes and Roger Kirby, Adlib collaborated closely …

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Shure completes large-scale audio installation at Utrecht University

With a change of frequencies to Europe’s 4G network, one of the oldest and most respected universities in the Netherlands needed help updating its audio equipment system. Utrecht University was the setting for an ambitious three-year audio installation of Shure equipment, with ULX-D Digital Wireless systems being deployed across three …

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Review: Audio-Technica 3000 Series

Alistair McGhee gives us his verdict on the fourth generation of Audio Technica’s wireless microphone system… — Radio mic technology is more diverse than ever. You can have traditional wireless kit on traditional UHF frequencies, professional digital radio mics sharing WiFi frequencies or UHF frequencies, or some sort of hybrid …

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Amadeus installs immersive audio system for La Scala theatre in Paris

Amadeus has announced the install of over 172 of their speakers along with the company’s HOLOPHONIX immersive audio processor at the newly opened, and completely remodeled 560-seat theatre, La Scala Paris. The sound reinforcement system was designed specifically for La Scala Paris by Amadeus in collaboration with composer Philippe Manoury …

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d&b installs world’s largest single-room speaker system at the Royal Albert Hall

The Royal Albert Hall has completed the biggest improvement to sound in its auditorium since the installation of the iconic acoustic ‘mushrooms’ in 1969, 50 years ago.    Costing over £2 million, the project took 693 days of labour, using 15,291m of cable and 465 individual speakers for what is …

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L-Acoustics launches L-ISA training program

L-Acoustics has announced a number of training programs for systems and mixing engineers seeking to implement its L-ISA Immersive Hyperreal Sound technology, an object-based mixing technology for live events and installations. In the initial phase of the rollout, training sessions will be available by invitation only in L-Acoustics locations in …

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PL+S 2019: TiMax to showcase new spatial management capabilities

OutBoard will be at Prolight + Sound next week showing the latest developments of its TiMax immersive audio and show control systems. Demos will feature the TiMax 500S software workflows, including StageSpace for auto-calculation of adaptive localisation objects directly from a map of the venue, and TiMax HARDCore FGPA, a …

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Testing, Testing: Inside WSDG’s Swiss Acoustic Simulation Lab

AMI hears from Dirk Noy, Partner and Director of Applied Science and Engineering at WSDG, about the company’s Acoustic Simulation Lab in Basel, Switzerland… How did the lab first come to fruition? The room was opened in September 2018 and we invited some people over for a ceremonial launch event. …

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