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Articles Tagged Wireless

  • Wednesday, March 02, 2011
    PSW Staff 03/02/11 12:50 PM, 0 Comments
    Blue Microphones is pleased to reveal that for a few months now they have been working on a very special project. Specifically, they’ve been working behind the scenes with Jimmy Iovine’s team at Interscope Records and Beats by Dre to create a world class microphone for on-stage use by the contestants of American Idol. Beginning with last night’s performances, American Idol debuted this new wireless microphone custom-built specifically for this season’s performers. Combining the sonic detail, clarity, and unique head… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollProductConcertMicrophoneSignalSound ReinforcementSystemWirelessAudio

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    PSW Staff 03/02/11 07:59 AM, 0 Comments
    “Music’s Biggest Night” was a triumph for users of Sennheiser microphones and personal monitors, who went into the 53rd annual Grammy Awards presentation at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 13, 2011 with a combined total of nearly sixty nominations. Sennheiser endorsee Lady Antebellum was the big winner, with the trio of country-pop musicians picking up five awards on a night that also featured vocal performances by over one dozen Sennheiser users and saw a variety of Sennheiser… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollDigitalMicrophoneSignalSound ReinforcementSystemWirelessAudio

  • Friday, February 25, 2011
    PSW Staff 02/25/11 10:00 AM, 0 Comments
    Founded in 1950, the Beijing Film Academy is at the heart of China’s burgeoning film industry and is currently the only specialized institution of its kind in China’s higher education system. Highly regarded for its contributions to the art of film, numerous graduates of the academy have won international acclaim for their cinematic efforts. In recognition of the academy’s achievements and to foster more opportunity for the students, there was a special, January 1st ceremony on campus where Lectrosonics equipment… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollDigitalEducationMicrophoneSignalSystemWirelessAudio

  • Wednesday, February 16, 2011
    Mark Frink 02/16/11 01:30 PM, 0 Comments
    Once the exclusive domain of millionaire rock stars, wireless in-ear monitor (IEM) systems with custom molded earpieces are not only mainstream, they’re par for the course for music of all genres, short of traditionalists and purists. Most audio vendors and many venues own wireless IEM systems, most touring bands carry their own, and most professional musicians have one or more pairs of earpieces. Modern wireless IEM systems are frequency agile and can scan across five or six UHF TV channels.… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollProductSlideshowDigitalInterconnectMonitoringSignalSound ReinforcementSystemWirelessAudio

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    PSW Staff 02/16/11 07:20 AM, 0 Comments
    Capturing the action for an in-depth look at ice hockey is never easy. Giving the viewer an up-close-and-personal perspective by being able to listen in on the players, coaches, and referees is an even more challenging matter. This requires robust wireless microphone performance, which was the mission of Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division, who chose Lectrosonics as they assisted HBO Sports on a recent look inside one of the NHL’s great rivalries: the Pittsburgh Penguins versus… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollDigitalMicrophoneSignalSystemWirelessAudio

  • Friday, February 11, 2011
    PSW Staff 02/11/11 07:59 AM, 0 Comments
    When it comes to audio for television field production, there is little margin for error. A miss here can mean the difference between a great spot on the evening news or none at all. For Carey P. Moots, a seven time Emmy Award recipient who has earned more than one hundred local, regional, national, and international awards for photography, editing, producing, and reporting, having confidence in one’s equipment to deliver at those crucial moments is what it’s all about. That’s… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollDigitalMicrophoneSignalSystemWirelessAudio

  • Wednesday, February 09, 2011
    PSW Staff 02/09/11 02:08 PM, 0 Comments
    The Thinking Schools Ethiopia project, supported by the not-for-profit Thinking Foundation, is on a mission to implement the most advanced, student-centered approach to educating students throughout Ethiopia—the fourteenth most populated country in the world and one of its poorest. Through charitable equipment donations, Sennheiser is helping further the Thinking Foundation’s efforts by bringing a high-quality sound experience to the project’s professional training sessions and video productions. Thinking Schools Ethiopia began in August 2009 when Robert Price, an education consultant with… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollDigitalMicrophoneSignalStudioWirelessAudio

  • Monday, January 31, 2011
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    Rachel Cruz 01/31/11 12:25 PM, 0 Comments
    Both in print and in casual conversation among musicians and sound professionals, several claims are regularly made regarding the potential benefits in-ear personal monitoring systems (IEM) provide in terms of hearing conservation, and often, this is contrasted to the approach of using conventional wedge monitors. While studies by both manufacturers as well as third parties have tried to identify and/or quantify the benefits, to date no studies have been published, often because proprietary information about a device is necessarily withheld… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollStudy HallBusinessDigitalMonitoringSignalSound ReinforcementWirelessAudio

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    PSW Staff 01/31/11 10:50 AM, 0 Comments
    Harman Professional has appointed Aaron Simon to the position of Director of Licensed Products. Simon will be responsible for an ongoing range of new and existing initiatives specifically designed as part of a strategic music artist endorsement program, providing top multimedia offerings within the Harman product and technology portfolio.  He will report to Executive Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Michael MacDonald.  Prior to joining Harman Professional, Simon led the strategic marketing, partnerships and promotions department at Disney Music Group.… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneSignalSound ReinforcementSystemWirelessAudio

  • Thursday, January 27, 2011
    PSW Staff 01/27/11 01:35 PM, 1 Comment
    Lectrosonics has announced its co-sponsorship of the upcoming webinar Wireless Theater: Optimizing Systems for Vocal Clarity. The webinar, scheduled for Tuesday, February 8th, 2011 at 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific is free (after registering). This is an excellent opportunity for sound designers, technical directors, production managers, music directors at houses of worship, FOH mixers, system integrators, and audio installation professionals to gain insight into high quality, trouble-free wireless microphone performance. For anyone involved in theatrical sound, musicals, audio… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollDigitalEducationMicrophoneSignalSound ReinforcementWirelessAudio

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