Audio Science Sessions Bring Technical Knowledge to the Forefront at the [email protected] Pro Sound Symposium: Live & Studio 2019

— Core and advanced technical topics to be presented by industry experts, including sessions in Mandarin and Spanish — New York, NY, January 3, 2019 — The Audio Engineering Society brings audio engineering education and technology to the forefront in January with the announcement of Audio Science events taking place during the [email protected] Pro Sound Symposium: Live & […]  More

Close-Up Sound Enhances Connection Between Athlete and Fan

Close-up and on-player audio — also known as miked-up sound — is transitioning from a novelty used for special events to an integral part of regular broadcast-sports audio. It’s still subject to an array of controls, including by leagues and teams, and even individual athletes, but it has become clear that viewers are responding to […]  More

Tech Focus: Immersive Sound — Sports Venues Eye Live Versions

Immersive sound has been moving along dual tracks in recent years. Formats like Dolby’s Atmos and Fraunhofer Institute’s MPEG-H have made deep strides into broadcasting, and music-touring artists are taking live-sound versions of immersive systems on the road, as Childish Gambino has done with L-Acoustics’ L-ISA platform. However, immersive broadcast-sound formats have been using sports […]  More

SVG Summit 2018: Microphones Get Lots of Attention

Last week’s two-day SVG Summit covered a lot of ground, from IP production and workflow to cloud virtualization and the latest on spectrum activity. But, if there was one area that showed a major burst of activity, it was microphones. The show featured several announcements concerning new products and new owners, as well as a […]  More

Target Field Audio Gets a Boost With Dante Networking

Sports venues are being asked to host a much wider variety of events than they might have originally been designed and built for. Music concerts, in particular, increasingly put stadiums on their tour schedules. Last October, for instance, country crooner Garth Brooks did the first-ever concert in Notre Dame’s football stadium, and that show, which […]  More

Quantum5X on Ice: NHL OKs New RefMicHD

Wireless-sports-systems developer Quantum5X announced at this week’s SVG Summit that the National Hockey League has implemented the company’s custom solution for on-referee audio for the 2018-19 NHL season. The RefMicHD is a model QT5100 transmitter with the on/off switch physically integrated into the transmitter’s form factor.  More