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Articles Tagged Axient

  • Friday, February 21, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/21/14 07:36 AM,
    The 125th Rose Parade was an unrivaled New Year’s Day celebration, featuring floral floats, spirited marching bands, and high-stepping equestrian units along a five-and-a-half mile route down Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena, Calif. Once known as a quaint, horse-drawn parade, the Tournament of Roses is now watched by a crowd of 700,000 people in attendance and millions of television viewers across 200 countries. To support this year’s high-profile broadcast, Ron “Elvis” Stephan, technical director for the Rose Parade’s opening and closing… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Wednesday, September 05, 2012
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    PSW Staff 09/05/12 09:03 AM,
    Celebrating its 100th year in 2012, the Calgary Stampede is a 10-day event that includes everything from a major rodeo and chuck wagon races to stage shows, concerts, and carnival activities. Audio for the event was handled by the Calgary office of Sound Art, one of Canada’s leading production and sound rental companies. It chose to use the new Shure Axient wireless system to better manage the complex RF environment at the Stampede. One of the event’s longstanding traditions and… View this story
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  • Wednesday, August 15, 2012
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    PSW Staff 08/15/12 09:40 AM,
    The 2012 Montreux Jazz Festival, which ran from June 29 through July 14, welcomed various world-class artists and bands performing on 15 different stages. For the 19th consecutive year, Shure was the Official Technical Partner for Microphones and Wireless Systems. Throughout the festival, Axient Wireless Systems were used on the main stage in the Auditorium Stravinski, including the “Freak Out Party” on July 13, where Chic, Mark Ronson, Groove Armada, Tavares, Ultra Naté, and others performed. As in years past,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWirelessAudio

  • Thursday, June 21, 2012
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    PSW Staff 06/21/12 08:58 AM,
    The primary benefit of the new Axient wireless system from Shure is its unique ability to detect and avoid interference, making the system a natural fit for live broadcast. Recently, Televisa, the largest television producer in Mexico, selected Axient for use in its key Chapultepec production facility. According to Juan Carlos Salazar, Technical Director for Studios at Televisa Chapultepec, Axient was chosen as the best system to address the interference problems inherent in an urban location like Mexico City. His… View this story
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  • Tuesday, June 12, 2012
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    PSW Staff 06/12/12 05:02 AM,
    Vive Latino is Mexico’s biggest music festival. It is a three-day event that usually features 100 bands on multiple stages at Foro Sol, a large stadium in Mexico City. This year’s festival lineup included a wide range of talent, including Café Tacuba, Molotov, ZOÉ, Foster the People, and Fatboy Slim. To ensure flawless audio, this year’s festival relied heavily on the latest Shure wireless systems, including the new Axient Wireless Microphone System and the PSM 1000 and PSM 900 personal… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertMicrophoneSoftwareWirelessAudio

  • Thursday, April 12, 2012
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    PSW Staff 04/12/12 01:18 PM,
    The 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (ACMA) show was broadcast live from Las Vegas on CBS. Hosted by country greats Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton, the show boasted two venues and a dazzling array of 24 musical performances, most of which involved Shure wireless systems. For a live broadcast like the ACMAs, there are literally hundreds of wireless frequencies in use. Wireless systems were supplied by ATK Audiotek, while system design and frequency coordination were handled by Dave… View this story
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  • Tuesday, March 06, 2012
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    PSW Staff 03/06/12 11:40 AM,
    The Detroit Auto Show or, more formally, the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), is the crown jewel of car exhibitions in the U.S. This year’s edition featured the debuts of 53 new models, plus a wide range of concept cars and special events. The stakes are highest at the show’s all-important press conferences, so the event producers call in trusted providers like On Stage Audio (OSA), Creative Technologies, Digital Black, and Eighth Day Sound to ensure that everything goes… View this story
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