FIFA World Cup Live Sound Goes Russian Big

The FIFA World Cup matches that culminate in the Final on Sunday at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium will be a test of man vs. magnet. The magnet in the rear of a loudspeaker, that is. The ambient noise level inside the venue is expected to reach 156 dB, an SPL value that can literally excite the […]  More

NBA Summer League Spotlight, Part 1: Reimagining How You Watch the NBA With ‘Vertical View’, ‘SkyCam View’

It’s July in Las Vegas, and that means the NBA Summer League is back in action at Thomas & Mack Center — and, with it, the league’s annual “Innovation Lab” effort. Although the Summer League has always been a hotbed of technological innovation, the league and ESPN are taking it to a whole new level […]  More

White Spaces Database Is Still ‘a Work in Progress’

One of the issues on the table at last December’s SVG Summit was the status of the White Spaces databases established in 2012 by the FCC to manage the spectrum available to White Space devices (WSDs) while protecting licensed (and, in some cases, unlicensed) users of the core: TV bands. Currently, four White Spaces database […]  More

SVG Sit Down: Co-Owner Valerie Lager Discusses Dale Pro Audio’s Continued Growth, Customer Relationships

Since being founded as a radio- and TV-parts distributor in 1956, Dale Pro Audio has thrived as a leader in the broadcast, live-sound, contracting, and studio and postproduction markets while maintaining its core identity as a family-owned, New York City-based company. In 2014, following years of growth, Dale Pro Audio opted to move its headquarters […]  More

Behind the Mic: 2018 FIFA World Cup Quarterfinal Broadcast Teams Announced, UFC 226 Provides Coverage With 11 On-Air Personalities

Behind the Mic provides a roundup of recent news regarding on-air talent, including new deals, departures, and assignments compiled from press releases and reports around the industry. In this week’s edition, the broadcast teams for the Quarterfinal on Fox Sports are announced, assignments were given out last week’s UFC 226, and ESPN is looking to […]  More