Recent Posts by Dan Daley, Audio Editor

Dale Pro Audio Event Focuses on RF Issues, Solutions

Dale Pro Audio’s RF Summit 2017 brought much of the technology leadership in the volatile wireless-audio sector together last week to its offices and showroom in New York City. It was Friday the 13th, but a series of presentations and panels from technology executives at wireless-systems manufacturers and RF-spectrum managers made clear that the industry […]  More

AES, NAB Team Up for Broadcast Audio’s Biggest Week

This year’s AES Show (Oct. 18-21) is back in New York City, the most broadcast-centric of the three cities the expo has historically moved among. That creates the perfect context for AES to join forces with NAB Show New York, formerly Content and Communications World (Oct. 18-19), for the first time. On the two overlapping […]  More

Dolby Atmos Training Program Takes Shape at CRAS

The Conservatory of Recording arts & Sciences (CRAS), an audio-recording, engineering, and music-production school in Tempe, AZ is developing and will host a training program focused on Dolby’s Atmos object-based audio format. The program, which is planned to go live sometime in 2018, will be integrated into the broadcast and surround-mixing curriculum aspects of the […]  More

MLB Postseason Preview: Three Networks Gear Up for Big Sound

All you need to know about the broadcast audio for the MLB Postseason could be summed up in the moment when Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton made a heroic catch of a ball hit by New York Yankees third baseman Todd Frazier in the second inning. The impact of Buxton’s slamming into the padded […]  More

Salsa Sound Looks To Make Next-Gen Audio Easier To Manage

Next-generation audio (NGA) — Atmos, MPEG-H, Auro, and various broadcast iterations of the incipient 5.1+4 configuration — will not have nearly the history that helped chart the future of surround audio. By the time broadcast sound had encompassed surround, it had more than two decades of development in cinema and even home-theater applications. NGA will […]  More

Tech Focus: Headphones and Headsets, Part 2 — A Look at What’s on the Market

Critical monitoring in active live-broadcast environments has always seen the A1 reaching for a pair of headphones to get more intense control of the listening space, and the headset remains the most intimate piece of wearable tech in the business. These items are among the least expensive, most ubiquitous, if barely acknowledged of any piece […]  More

Bexel’s New A/V Cart Gets the Sound on the Sideline Fast

Just in time for the end of the MLB season and the start of NFL, broadcast-services provider Bexel wheeled out its latest contribution to the demand for increased productivity and cost-effectiveness on the field — or, more specifically, on the sidelines. The Sideline Audio/Video Cart, which debuted in September, is a plug-and-play solution for streamlining […]  More