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Sanken unveils new CMS-50 short stereo shotgun mic

Sanken Microphones has introduced the new CMS-50 stereo condenser microphone. Ideal for boom pole operation or camera mounted, the shotgun mic is designed for ambient film and sports recording. The CMS-50 features M-S (Mid-Side) configuration, which makes it convenient to adjust the stereo width at the mixer or in post-production. …

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Waves powers the sound of Eurovision 2019

The live sound team for the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 – senior audio broadcast engineer Omer Barzilay (pictured above) and FoH engineer Eran Ben Zur – chose Waves plugins and the Waves eMotion LV1 live mixer to broadcast the sound of the competition to over 200 million viewers. Broadcast from …

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What does the rise of streaming mean for audio post?

Tristan Rose, Head of ADR at Grand Central Recording Studios in London, offers his thoughts… — Lovefilm’s DVD rental postage system is a distant memory for most of us. It was once a fresh approach to Saturday afternoons spent at Blockbuster, picking up the latest VHS releases. But now, with …

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BBC Studioworks bolsters comms infrastructure with Riedel

BBC Studioworks has made a significant investment in new technology across its portfolio, upgrading the communications in Studios 8 and 9 of its Elstree hub with Riedel Artist and Riedel Bolero wireless talkback systems. Key improvements include: – 24 Bolero belt packs per studio with six duplex channels, which are …

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Verizon upgrades to IP with Lawo technology

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 mc²36 audio production consoles and a Nova37 Hybrid IP/MADI Plug&Play Audio Router for its studio facilities from German IP broadcast technology specialist, …

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Riedel helps unify signal transport core for Fjord Film’s new OB van

Danish production company Fjord Film has chosen Riedel Communications’ MediorNet real-time signal transport, processing, and routing technology and Artist digital matrix intercom for its new OB van. Fjord Film designed and constructed the van with additional expertise provided by Riedel partner and broadcast specialist JAKX. The new van made its …

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Jumbuck embraces immersive audio with help from White Mark

Acoustic design consultancy White Mark has helped London-based audio post production house Jumbuck embrace the latest in immersive audio formats by transforming its main studio into a fully Dolby Atmos capable facility. Established in 2001, the company is headed by Glenn Calder, Richard Davey and Anne Pamphilon. Jumbuck works across …

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Avid unveils Pro Tools 2019.5

Avid has announced the immediate availability of Pro Tools 2019.5, which provides support for macOS Mojave and offers more power for working with high track-counts and demanding audio post productions. The latest version of the digital audio workstation aims to boost power and performance for every level of user, enabling …

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Review: Krotos Sound Design Bundle 2

Stephen Bennett gives us the lowdown on this bespoke collection of plug-ins for sound designers… — Sound design and effects are just as important as the visual elements of film, television and video games. The modern ‘just in time’ methods of production – where editors and directors are changing the …

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Calrec consoles serve up sports programming for L’Equipe

Parisian TV sports channel L’Equipe is reaping the benefits of a new 36+8 Summa and Brio36 from Calrec Audio. Situated in the main and secondary control rooms for its two studios respectively, they are being used for live mixing, commentary, and sports programming that includes cycling, biathlons, rallying, judo, and …

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