Recent Posts by Dan Daley, Audio Editor

NFL Draft Reflections: Intercoms Keep the Back Channels Open

There were about three weeks to go before the kickoff of the NFL Draft, scheduled to take place live in Paradise, NV, the last week of April. Then came the pandemic, locking down the country one state at a time. By the time it reached Paradise, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell had decided that the event […]  More

DTV Audio Group Webinar Examines Evolving At-Home Workflows

The DTV Audio Group has been holding a series of Zoom-based webinars focused on best practices for broadcast-audio professionals working from home during the pandemic. On May 20, “At Home, At Home? — Expanding Virtualized Audio Production” brought together A1s, audio supervisors, and manufacturers to look at workflows that are evolving as audio mixers and […]  More

Sound Down Under: Fox Sports Australia Preps Audio for Live Sports in Empty Venues

The COVID-19 pandemic is a global phenomenon that has shut down sports pretty much everywhere. And just as many civil and governmental responses have been mostly local — U.S. efforts have been led largely by state governors, for instance — regional sports broadcasters are wrestling with how to help get sports back on television. Without […]  More

ESPN’s The Last Dance Sounds as Good as It Looks

ESPN’s 10-part documentary The Last Dance, which chronicles Michael Jordan and the 1997-98 Chicago Bulls, has drawn raves that are only enhanced by the fact that it’s one of the only new sports-content shows on television during the pandemic. Using never-before-seen footage intercut with interviews with more than 100 people close to the team, the […]  More

SVG SportsTech On Demand: Shure’s Jason Waufle on Iconic Microphones Leading a Deep Inventory

In an effort to keep the broadcast-technology community informed this spring, throughout April, SVG is hosting a series of SportsTech On Demand video interviews with executives from the industry’s top technology vendors discussing their latest product releases and company news. Our Dan Daley sat down with Jason Waufle, senior specialist, market development and industry relations, pro […]  More

SVG SportsTech On Demand: Quantum5X’s Paul Johnson Dives Deep Into the Q5X Digital Encrypted Transmitter, CoachMic, RCAS

In an effort to keep the broadcast-technology community informed this spring, throughout April, SVG is hosting a series of SportsTech On Demand video interviews with executives from the industry’s top technology vendors discussing their latest product releases and company news. Our Dan Daley sat down with Paul Johnson, CEO, Quantum 5X about the company’s efforts. In this […]  More

Shure and Q5X Join Forces for a Wireless Transmitter That Goes Anywhere

Shure has been in business for 95 years, most of that time making microphones ranging from the iconic Model 55 famously caressed by Elvis Presley to the powerful wireless systems now used routinely for broadcast sports. Q5X (né Quantum5X) is considerably younger, founded in 2002 in London, Ontario and known mostly for microphones that they […]  More