OBS Audio for the Tokyo Olympics To Feature Immersive Sound, Augmented Crowd Noise

Listen closely to the sound of the Tokyo Olympics, because there will be a lot of firsts. For instance, the broadcast by Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) will be the first in 5.4.1 immersive audio, with four overhead channels adding an upper dimension to indoor events. And, because of last-minute government-imposed COVID restrictions barring spectators from […]  More

NBCUniversal’s Karl Malone Sees Immersive Sound Transforming Olympics Audio

On the podcast “Transformed by Tech: How the Olympics Stay Cutting Edge,” produced by The Podium for NBC Olympics, Karl Malone, director, sound design, NBCUniversal, discussed how the Tokyo Olympics’ sound will be collected, produced and processed, transported, and ultimately consumed by the broadcast audience for the. Here are some highlights of that podcast.  More

Watch Now! Mental Health Minute, Ep. 5: How to Re-Engage with Family and Friends

Welcome to episode five of the Mental Health Minute, a new 10-part series created by SVG and Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. Created for sports production professionals like those working hard at the Olympics, each episode takes a look at how to deal with a specific issue. Today’s episode focuses on how to re-engage with family […]  More

Watch Now! Mental Health Minute, Ep. 4: How to Deal with Guilt Over Being Away for Extended Periods

Welcome to episode four of the Mental Health Minute, a new 10-part series created by SVG and Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. Created for sports production professionals like those working hard at the Olympics, each episode takes a look at how to deal with a specific issue. Today’s episode focuses on how to deal with guilt […]  More

Bally Sports Regional Networks Rolls Out Cloud Control Rooms To Boost Storytelling for Local Viewers

When sports resumed after the pandemic shutdown, regional sports networks were forced to transition to a “world-feed” production model that severely limited the away-team RSN’s ability to customize its broadcast for local fans. In an effort to remain efficient while also restoring RSNs’ storytelling capabilities, Bally Sports Regional Networks is launching Cloud Control rooms at […]  More

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