SVG Europe’s AI Audio Forum, August 4, 10:00am EDT / 3:00pm UK (online)

Delving into the hot topic of artificial intelligence (AI) in audio, this online event will welcome those at the forefront of this technology as they share their thoughts on where we’re at and what the future could hold. We’ll also explore the challenges and opportunities AI in audio brings.

Register at https://www.svgeurope.org/sound-talks/programme/

Austin’s Legendary Antone’s Updates Mix Position With New DiGiCo Quantum225

Clifford Antone was all about the blues. The son of Lebanese immigrants harbored a love for that strain of Americana and ended up building an empire around it, including its crown jewel: Antone’s, one of the seminal establishments of Austin, Texas’ famed 6th Street music-club row. The current 400-capacity iteration of the venue, which originally […]  More

Stanley Cup Final: Big Sound for the Big Games

The NHL Stanley Cup series is under way, and viewers are hearing the action in a way they haven’t heard it before. “We’re trying to be aggressive with capturing sound in each area as it happens now, vs. a wide-area collection approach,” explains Dan “Buddha” Bernstein, A1 for ESPN/ABC’s Stanley Cup broadcasts. “[The latter] has […]  More

Riedel Intercom System Delivers Reliability And Clear Communications

Riedel Communications today announced that the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has deployed a new Riedel Artist digital matrix intercom network and Bolero wireless intercom system at its main auditorium: the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England. To manage live performances of plays by Shakespeare, his contemporaries, and living artists at the 1,018-seat theater, the […]  More

LIV Golf Aims To Take Golf Audio on a Really Long Drive

LIV Golf’s website landing page makes a declaration regarding the new league’s intentions for the most genteel of pro sports: “GOLF, BUT LOUDER.” That same sentiment, also in all caps, was on ubiquitous display during LIV Golf’s first tournament, which took place June 9-11 on the course at the Centurion Club outside London. It was […]  More

Audio Loudness Waters Are a Little Less CALM Than Before

Once again, the volume of complaints about loud television commercials is rivaling the volume of the blaring blurbs themselves. In the four months from November 2020 to February 2021, complaints to the Federal Communications Commission about loud commercials more than doubled, up 140% compared with the same period a year earlier. That has precipitated a […]  More

InfoComm 2022: Telos Alliance’s Infinity Virtual Intercom Platform Takes Home ‘Best in Market’

Telos Alliance has won the ‘Best in Market’ awards at this year’s InfoComm 2022 Show. Telos Infinity Virtual Intercom Platform (VIP) was named ‘Best in Market’ in the Mix/Pro Sound News category.  More

Tech Focus: Networked Audio, Part 2: Standards Bring Order to a Profusion of Formats

Networked audio still comes in a variety of flavors, but, as legacy formats like CobraNet, which is widely regarded as the granddaddy of audio-networking formats, continue to fade and standards-based formats, such as AE67 and SMPTE ST 2110, are more broadly accepted, audio networking remains an alpha-numeric jumble, though an increasingly orderly one. Here’s look […]  More

Tech Focus: Networked Audio, Part 1: For AoIP, the Future Has Arrived

In retrospect, audio over IP networks was inevitable. The migration from a dedicated cable/channel-signal environment to a network-based model over the past 10 years was on the same track that the shift from analog to digital was on three decades earlier. But a few things happened to accelerate the trend.  More

Waves Takes First Steps in Migrating Digital Broadcast Audio to the Cloud

Audio-products manufacturers whose origins lie in music production form the bedrock of broadcast audio’s own historical foundations. From the gold-standard transducers of Sennheiser and Shure to the battleship SSL audio consoles on which entire classic recording studios were built, these products were as much instruments as technology platforms.  More

Legacy in Sound: Sky Sports’ Martin Black Pinpoints His Audio Career Highlights

Sky Sound Consultant and Senior Systems Engineer Martin Black has spent more than four decades shaping the way we listen to television. Black has always been focused on how things sound; even now, he still sings in a choir. Graduating from the University of Surrey with a B.Mus Tonmeister degree, Black began his career in […]  More

Freelance Sound Supervisor Louise Willcox on Mixing Live Sport, Winning a BAFTA for the BBC’s Watches

SVG Europe caught up with UK-based Louise Willcox, freelance sound supervisor at DWR Associates, a business aimed at solving audio and communications problems for the broadcast and business world run by Willcox and her husband. She spoke about the ins and outs of her career, which has taken her from mixing live sports coverage to […]  More

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