Sports Broadcasting Fund Available for Those Impacted by Hurricane Ian

The SVG Sports Broadcasting Fund is available to those whose property has been damaged by Hurricane Ian. “One of the reasons the fund exists is to help those who may be displaced due to damage to their home and property,” says Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG co-executive director. “Our goal is to provide first-responder assistance while sports industry professionals await insurance payments and other financial assistance.” Read More…

IBC 2022: Audio Exhibitors To Focus on Remote Production, Standards-Driven Tech

Over a tough 2½ years, the broadcast-audio community confronted a global pandemic with innovative solutions, such as artificial crowd noise and closer-than-ever SFX-capture for sports. At last, the folks who accomplished that are gathering once again, at the Amsterdam RAI Sept. 9-12 for the first IBC Show since 2019. Here’s an in-depth look at what […]  More

Tech Focus: Microphones, Part 1 — Flexibility, Networking Spur New Applications in Sports

Bubble wrap was originally developed as a textured-wallpaper product. Frisbees were actual pie plates, made by a 19th-century baker named William Russell Frisbie before becoming ubiquitous campus-quad airfoils. History is peppered with products that found success in verticals other than the ones they were designed for. Now it’s microphones’ turn.  More

Tech Focus: Microphones, Part 2 — A1s’ Favorite Mics for Sports Sound

A microphone is to an A1 what a nicely balanced knife was to Jim Bowie 150 years ago: a personal choice based on a technical and aesthetic factors but also a practical choice that let them carve out the world as they see it. Aboard trucks filled with the staples of sound — the shotguns […]  More

Lectrosonics Launches Global Database of RF Scan Files

Lectrosonics announced a Radio Frequency Scan Database for users of wireless-microphone systems anywhere in the world. The database, the first issued by the company, hosts scans from in .sdf (Lectrosonics’ proprietary Wireless Designer scan-data file) or .csv (comma-separated values, a common standard) format. The files can be used to populate frequency-coordination software for analysis purposes […]  More

SVG Europe AI Audio Forum: On Demand

Fadi Malak, independent industry consultant, Rob Oldfield, Salsa Sound co-founder and CEO, and chair Roger Charlesworth discuss emerging applications of AI technology in audio production and potential applications to leverage AI further to efficiently manage, control and enhance audio and other media.  More

German milestone: Sky Deutschland creates the first live remote production of Dolby Atmos for a major host feed with the Bundesliga

From SVG Europe: https://www.svgeurope.org/blog/headlines/german-milestone-sky-deutschland-creates-the-first-live-remote-production-of-dolby-atmos-for-a-major-host-feed-with-the-bundesliga/  More

Sounding out the cloud: Understanding the misconceptions around cloud and its role in audio

From SVG Europe: https://www.svgeurope.org/blog/headlines/sounding-out-the-cloud-understanding-the-misconceptions-around-cloud-and-its-role-in-audio/  More

Best seat in the house: Innovation scores at the DFL Supercup 2022

From SVG Europe: https://www.svgeurope.org/blog/headlines/the-best-seat-in-the-house-innovation-scores-at-the-dfl-supercup-2022/  More

Eurovision Services and Ateme conduct first test of enhanced BISS-CA audio features at major sports event

From SVG Europe: https://www.svgeurope.org/blog/news-roundup/eurovision-services-and-ateme-conduct-first-test-of-enhanced-biss-ca-audio-features-at-major-sports-event/  More

Live From MLB at Field of Dreams: The Game May Look Old, But It Sounds New

MLB Field of Dreams game is back in Dyersville, IA, tonight, with the Chicago Cubs facing the Cincinnati Reds in what has become the most-watched regular-season national-broadcast game in the past quarter century. The 8,000-seat pop-up stadium built last year is ready to go, with the Calrec Hydra, Dante networking, and fiber infrastructure put in […]  More

CrossFit Games 2022: Networked Sound Is Everywhere It’s Needed

Known informally as the “Woodstock of fitness,” the CrossFit Games might owe more to X Games and its multisite operation across a huge campus than that quaintly one-stage ur-music festival. The 2022 NOBULL CrossFit Games run Aug. 3-7 at Madison, WI’s Alliant Energy Center, where they have been since 2017, crowning “the Fittest Man and […]  More

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