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  • Monday, April 20, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/20/15 10:40 AM,
    Salzbrenner’s new Polaris Evolution presented a manufacturer- and platform-independent interface for 3D audio integration at the Prolight + Sound 2015. Initiated by the film industry, the 3D audio processing has found its way into theatre and live productions. The aim is to mimic the natural hearing experience by modeling realistic sound sources in three-dimensional space. The new Polaris Evolution now integrates fundamental functions to control 3D audio objects as well as a direct connection to DAW via timecode. The integration… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundAVConsolesDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsMixerSound ReinforcementStageStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/20/15 09:03 AM,
    Avid introduces the new Pro Tools | S6 Master Joystick Module, giving professional audio mixers the hands-on control they need to create surround sound mixes for demanding projects. The new joystick module enables mixing engineers to position sounds anywhere within the room without looking down from the big screen. Mixers can grab both joysticks with one hand to control a pair of sounds together, while the other hand is free to control other elements like the LFE level. The module… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingConsolesDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Friday, March 06, 2015
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    PSW Staff 03/06/15 02:09 PM,
    Creative Audio Post, a New York-based post-production studio utilized TSL Soundfield ST-450 microphones to record surround crowd ambiance as well the string section during a recent live concert by singer-songwriter Natalie Merchant at the Tarrytown Music Hall in Tarrytown, NY. The performance will be included in filmmaker Jon Bowermaster’s latest project, a documentary video of Merchant’s tour in support of her new album that will be released later this year to coincide with the 20th anniversary of Tigerlily (a five-times… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsConcertMicrophoneSignalSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, July 02, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/02/14 06:44 AM,
    The last in the line of a legendary dynasty: Space Shuttle Atlantis, is now housed at the Kennedy Space Centre Visitor Center, forming the centerpiece of its own 90,000 square foot, $100 million exhibit. The attraction was designed by PGAV Destinations, installed by Electrosonic and incorporates a pair of TiMax SoundHub audio show control matrix systems to add immersive 3D spatialization to a high-end multimedia history charting 33 missions of Atlantis, including maintenance of the Hubble Space Telescope and the… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsInstallationMixerSound ReinforcementSystem

  • Thursday, February 20, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/20/14 12:21 PM,
    To prepare its students for the explosive growth of digital media, Louisiana State University (LSU) has installed a Meyer Sound cinema system and a Constellation acoustic system in its new Louisiana Digital Media Center (DMC). With these latest tools, the DMC gives users of the room utmost flexibility for everything from film showings and interactive digital media presentations, to experimental music concerts and intimate meetings. DMC’s AV systems were designed and specified by Bill Schuermann, senior consultant of Houston-based HFP… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, February 07, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/07/14 03:03 PM,
    Focusrite RedNet Ethernet-networked studio interfaces recently helped provide a solution for Andreas Renhorn, chief sound engineer at the GöteborgsOperan in Gothenburg, Sweden, when he was tasked with playing back 32 channels of high-quality audio, including feeding a custom 27.2 audio system, in the Opera’s modern riverside performance complex. The production “The World To Darkness And To Me” is a new dance work by New York-based choreographer Richard Siegal, with electroacoustic music composed by Lorenzo Bianchi Hoesch of IRCAM in Paris.… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConcertEthernetInstallationInterconnectNetworkingSignal

  • Friday, December 06, 2013
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    PSW Staff 12/06/13 05:51 PM,
    In summer 2013, at Stanford University’s Bing Concert Hall, keyboardist and jazz pioneer Herbie Hancock rolled out a concept he has been fascinated with for over 20 years. Using a multichannel surround system from Meyer Sound, Hancock brought the surround sound of movie theatres to a one-of-a-kind live concert experience that cannot be heard elsewhere. To realize Hancock’s vision, Meyer Sound set up a system with 45 loudspeakers and 28 channels. The heart of the system was the SpaceMap multichannel… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogVideoStudy HallInterconnectLoudspeakerProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, May 17, 2013
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    PSW Staff 05/17/13 09:40 AM,
    As every football fan knows, the roar of the crowd at a major game is just as important as the action on the pitch when it comes to truly experiencing the excitement of the event. With this in mind, outside broadcast specialist United chose DPA Microphones’ 5100 Mobile Surround Microphone to capture the ambience of the Amsterdam Arena when SL Benfica played Chelsea in the 2013 UEFA Europa League Final. “UEFA was adamant that the broadcast quality had to be… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, December 03, 2012
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    PSW Staff 12/03/12 10:46 AM,
    Full Sail University’s flagship recording arts program dates back to the school’s founding over thirty years ago and is currently supported by a massive studio complex. After a comprehensive search and thorough vetting, Full Sail has announced it will replace the existing console in Studio B with a 64-channel API Vision analog surround sound console. “It was important that we provide our students the invaluable experience of working with high-end analog audio,” explained Dana Roun, director of audio arts at… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesEducationStudio

  • Thursday, February 23, 2012
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    PSW Staff 02/23/12 10:43 AM,
    The University Art Museum (UAM) at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) kicked off its prestigious and innovative audio installation of “Metal Machine 3: The Creation of the Universe” with an appearance by Lou Reed, American rock superstar. In order to provide the unique 3D sound necessary for the event, Arup, specializing in acoustic consulting, installed twelve JBL PRX612M compact powered speakers, arrayed spherically to create a fully immersive 3D sound environment. The exhibition will run from January 27- April… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageAudio