London-based Wired For Sound has been using its new SADiE LRX2 Location Audio Workstation in an innovative way to both record and individualise huge quantities of source audio in a very short timeframe.
The company runs what Director Johnnie Dymock calls â€śradio junketsâ€? for various US television networks that are seeking to promote their new shows on radio. Typically, during these, DJs from a number of radio stations are flown to a relevant location (such as the Bahamas in the case of The Real Gilliganâ€™s Island, for instance) to record a series of face to face interviews with the cast of the show. It sounds simple enough, but the numbers involved mean that logistically it can be an impressive challenge. (more…)
LAS VEGAS, NV, February 27, 2009 â€“ Anton/Bauer, a brand of The Vitec Group, and the worldâ€™s premier provider of professional camera batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems, is introducing its DionicÂ® HC high current camera battery at NAB 2009 (Booth C6021). (more…)
~Auralex Showcases How Acoustics Can Improve Sound Quality While Not Compromising Home DĂ©cor ~
INDIANAPOLIS, IN â€” Designing Spaces, the hit TV show produced by Quorum Productions that airs on TLC and Womenâ€™s Entertainment Network, invited Auralex Acoustics, the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, to be a part of the showâ€™s upcoming 100th episode. Auralex helps educate the showâ€™s viewers on how they can easily and affordably improve home sound quality through acoustical treatments; a subject Auralex knows quite a bit about.
While the companyâ€™s products are typically used in professional recording environments, Auralex is showcasing how its products can also create outstanding home acoustics as well. (more…)
Personal Mixers Provide Monitor Mixing and Communications System for Show’s Orchestra
LOS ANGELES, CA, FEBRUARY 27, 2009 â€” The 81st Academy Awards moved away from the format style of recent years, its producers opting for a more classic Hollywood approach by adding a Big Band feel. Because the show’s host, Hugh Jackman, performed in numerous musical numbers and much of the focus centered around music, communications between the broadcast crew, Musical Director Michael Giacchino, orchestra members, and the audio crew from ATK Audiotek was essential. Aviom’s Pro16Â® monitor mixing system was at the hub of the communication and monitoring setup, helping make each number a showstopper. (more…)
The multi-talented Travis Shirley, who heads Houston-based Travis Shirley Live Design, is rockin’ the current leg of Buckcherry’s North American tour. The California quintet, which co-headlines a four-band bill with Avenged Sevenfold, released its new album, “Black Butterfly,” last year. It follows the band’s 2006 RIAA platinum, Grammy-nominated (Best Hard Rock Performance) release, “15.” (more…)
Canon REALiS LCOS Multimedia Projectors Provide Educators With Amazingly Accurate Color and Detail
To enhance learning in general science, medical, engineering, art history, and other classes, educators depend on Canon REALiS Multimedia LCOS Projectors for exacting high-resolution detail and precision color, even with the lights on. (more…)
BUENA PARK, Calif.âŽŻEvery year, Break Forth Ministries holds conferences and all-day intensive workshops throughout North America and Europe, and this year Break Forth Canada 2009 was held January 30-February 1 in Edmonton, Alberta. The events at Break Forth have been experiencing explosive growth over the years with over 15,000 attending the largest equipping and renewal conference in North America. (more…)
Orlando, Florida, February 26, 2009â€” TributariesÂ® Cable, the Florida company that sets the standard for high-performance, high-value accessories and cables for custom home audio and home-theater installations, is pleased to announce a pair of new home theater AC power managers that offer improved technology and added flexibility, rounding out the Tributaries line of innovative power products. (more…)
HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA: Doug Rogers, founder of the EastWest software instrument company, has purchased and re-opened the recording studio located at 6000 Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, the site of historic recordings by a who’s who of the last four decades, from Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra through The Beach Boys to Green Day and Madonna. In the process of restoring the facilities to their former glory and relocating EastWest’s operations to the complex, Rogers outfitted the three principal control rooms with soffit-mounted ATC (Acoustic Transducer Company) SCM300ASL reference monitors. A pair of ATC SCM150ASL monitors is also available for near field mixing. (more…)
WebDT Signage System Remotely Manages Dynamic Advertising Content Displayed on Thousands of High-definition LCD Screens
Digital Signage Expo â€“ LAS VEGAS â€“ February 25, 2009 – DT Researchâ„˘, Inc., an industry leader in the development of information appliances for vertical markets, today announced that the WebDT Signage System has been deployed in over 20 airports in China, marking one of the largest digital signage network deployments in the world. AirMedia advertising content can now be dynamically displayed on high-definition LCD screens at most airports in China, including Guangzhou and Shenzhen. This is an expansion of the WebDT Signage System deployment in the Beijing Capital International Airport that was completed in preparation for the 2008 Summer Olympics. (more…)