Recent Posts by Dan Daley, Audio Editor

The Kentucky Derby Gets Ready To Rock

Like the broadcast version of the parable of 40 loaves and 40 fishes, NBC Sports this weekend will convert a race that lasts barely two minutes into more than 15 hours of Kentucky Derby Week coverage, from Thursday live at 4 p.m. ET through Saturday’s live Derby Day coverage starting at noon on NBCSN.  More

Audio SportsTechBuzz at NAB 2017: The Top Audio Stories in Review

While the NAB Show last week had plenty of big sports-technology news, this year’s show was a particularly big one for audio products. In an effort to make the tidal wave of news and announcements more digestible to our readers, here is a breakdown of the Audio SportsTechBuzz at NAB 2017 roundup. This rundown provides snippets […]  More

Tech Focus: Digital Audio Networking, Part 3 — Hard Rock Stadium Sets a New Benchmark

Networked audio in sports venues has seemed a fast-track proposition in recent years, but the reality is that digital venue sound remains largely segregated from a venue’s network infrastructure. That’s mainly a function of the entrenched nature of IT culture, which, to some extent, continues to view networked audio as a bit of a digital […]  More

Tech Focus: Digital Audio Networking, Part 1 — The New Alphabet Soup

Audio-networking platforms have proliferated considerably in recent years, underscoring the shift in signal transport from copper to fiber. Their arrival promises exponentially more channel counts and the virtual elimination of latency, but their diversity in types and features, — plus the added complexity of their IT-based foundations converging with the traditional A/V-based ecosphere of broadcast […]  More

Drone Engines Increase Their Buzz

The sound of engines in racing has always been a foundational part of any motorsport’s emotional engagement, but, at a time when NASCAR is looking to throttle back the volume of its engines (and potentially turning off some of its fans in the process), drone racing is ramping up its own joyous noise level.  More