Top-quality transmission in noisy environments: the new HMD 26 broadcast headset

broadcasterOld Lyme, Conn – April 9, 2010 – Whether at the football stadium or a Formula One racetrack, the HMD 26 broadcast headset from Sennheiser is ideal for professional use in noisy environments. The sound pressure level of the headphones ensures precise listening even in the noisiest situations, while the hyper-cardioid microphone guarantees broadcast-quality voice transmission.

It is not only sports events that are noisy: a high level of background noise on film sets or during outside broadcasts can also make it necessary to use special equipment. “Our many years of experience in the broadcasting sector have gone into the HMD 26,� explained Jörg Buchberger, Industry Team Manager Aviation and Professional Headsets at Sennheiser. “Its top-quality sound and transmission characteristics make the HMD 26 the ideal choice for outdoor applications.�

Work in peace and quiet
The new broadcast headset has a frequency response of 20 to 18,000 Hz, ensuring detailed, lifelike sound reproduction. At the same time, the sound pressure level of up to 105 dB offers sufficient reserves for even the noisiest of environments. The closed design effectively attenuates external noise by up to 25dB. Those who prefer even more peace and quiet while working can choose the HMDC 26. This version is additionally equipped with Sennheiser’s NoiseGard function for active noise reduction. At the push of a button, it reduces background noise by a further 18dB. more…

Audemat Launch New iPhone App for Scripteasy Masterview

Audemat’s iMasterview ApplicationiMasterview Set to Revolutionize the Field of Broadcast Facility Management

April 8th, Miami, FL – Audemat, the monitoring specialists within the WorldCast Systems group, are set to introduce iMasterview, an exciting new application for their revolutionary Scripteasy software, at NAB 2010.

The Scripteasy software suite is currently utilized in hundreds of broadcast facilities throughout the US and worldwide to configure and control every aspect of a studio or transmitter site. The intuitive interface, consists of the ScriptEasy Designer which supports easy development and the MasterView module which allows real time status display and management. This latest development enables the user to have access to the Masterview application on their iPhone or 3G-enabled device to see at a glance the status and performance of their network. more…

All New Mini Control Silver to Launch at NAB 2010

New Mini Control SilverNew Cost Effective and Compact Option for Broadcast Facility Management

April 8th, Miami, FL – Audemat, the monitoring specialists within the WorldCast Systems group, will launch a brand new addition to their cost effective Silver range of Broadcast Facility Management Solutions at the NAB 2010 show in Las Vegas.

This compact and powerful tool offers the extensive functionality of its older brother, the Remote Control Silver, in a handy new size and at an extremely competitive price.

This IP based unit offers 8 digital inputs, 8 analog inputs, 8 contact closures and critically, supports the Scripteasy software suite enabling broadcast engineers to benefit from the extensive scripting, telemetry and SNMP technology for which Audemat is renowned. Analog inputs can be used to monitor audio levels and the unit, as an option, can store audio files to serve as back-up. Supplied in the DIN format commonly used in PBX or IT rooms, the Mini Control Silver can be easily integrated into transmitter sites. more…

Stellar New IP Audio Codec from APT to Launch at NAB

APT’s New WorldCast Astral IP Audio CodecNot JUST an IP Audio Codec -WorldCast Astral is World’s first Codec Platform to Offer Remote Facility Control and Streaming Audio Back-Up.

Belfast, UK, 22nd March 2009 – APT, the codec specialists within the WorldCast Systems group, will launch a brand new IP audio codec, the WorldCast Astral at this year’s NAB Show in Las Vegas.

The WorldCast Astral, the latest addition to APT’s highly acclaimed and award-winning WorldCast IP series, will be the industry’s first IP codec to also offer remote control capabilities and audio back-up from a streaming server.

“This is a truly exciting new development in the worldwide codec market,â€? states Kevin Campbell, APT Sales Director. “The WorldCast Astral is packed full of innovative new features such as streaming audio back-up and broadcast facility management that will it make it a key device for every studio and transmitter site.â€? more…

Audemat to Celebrate 30 Years in Broadcast

Bordeaux-Merignac, April 8th – Audemat, the founding company within the WorldCast Systems group, will this year celebrate thirty years in broadcast at the NAB 2010 show in Las Vegas.

To mark the occasion, the WorldCast Systems group are holding a party on their booth C751 on the Tuesday evening during the NAB convention.

Founded in 1980 in Bordeaux, France, Audemat have grown to be a significant player in the industry and have earned the respect of many for their range of professional signal monitoring products, RDS encoders and broadcast facility management tools. Following the acquisition of the transmitter manufacturer, Ecreso in 2006 and APT Codecs in 2009, the group changed its name to WorldCast Systems to reflect their visionary strategy of providing professional, integrated solutions to broadcasters at every step along the broadcast chain. more…

Telos Names Broadcast Bionics as Development Partner

Cleveland OH —Telos Systems has named UK-based Broadcast Bionics (well-known to media professionals for their PhoneBOX and Anywhere PC-based telephony solutions) as a software development partner for next-generation Telos phone systems.

“PhoneBOX has gained a reputation as one of the most innovative, useful products on the market for talk-intensive radio formats,� says Denny Sanders, Telos Systems Managing Director. “Now, Broadcast Bionics has chosen to use the new Telos VX platform at the core of their software products. We are very excited about the possibilities.�

Telos VX is the world’s first multi-line broadcast telephone system based on VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) technology. VX uses standard SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) and RTP (Real-time Transport Protocol) protocols, so it works with VoIP-based PBX or SIP-trunking Telco service and may be scaled to direct up to 80 lines of phone traffic across as many as 20 broadcast studios. It uses standard Ethernet as its network backbone, and for interconnection with IP-Audio networks. more…

Telos NX6 Talkshow System is Ready for Dialogue

Complete six-line system with phone and screener software is just $3,995

Cleveland OH – Radio engineers, rejoice: you can now get a new Telos Nx6 Talkshow System, packaged with the Telos Desktop Director and Telos Assistant Producer call-screening software — for only $3,995.

Like its big brother, the 12-line Telos Nx12, Nx6 fits four adaptive digital hybrids with advanced DSP technology inside a 2 RU chassis — perfect for phone-intensive formats such as talk or interview shows, where caller quality is critical.

Nx6 can handle up to six phone lines, either analog (POTS) or digital (ISDN BRI). Each of its four hybrids is equipped with individually adjustable AGC and noise gate by Omnia; combined with Telos’ renowned Digital Dynamic EQ (DDEQ) and adaptive hybrid technology, the Nx6 delivers superior caller-to-caller consistency. more…

Sennheiser Helps Christian Broadcasting Network Take Wireless Sound to New Level, Helping it Prepare for 700 MHz Transition

EM372 rackOLD LYME, Conn. – April 8, 2010 – Back in December of 2008, the Christian Broadcasting Network (http://www.cbn.com), the nation’s oldest Christian broadcast facility and one of the largest Christian television ministries in the world, began preparing for Digital TV Transition (DVT) and the clearing of the 700 MHz frequency band.

The Virginia Beach, VA-based campus, which is the main production engine of CBN, features two100′ x 100′ broadcast studios as well as a smaller news insert stage. Each of these environments, which are fully outfitted for HD, collectively produce an average of 25 to 30 shows each week–for both domestic and international programming. more…

Audio-Technica Holds Audio Demos by Industry Veterans at NAB

— Audio veterans Michael Abbott and Dr. Fred Ginsburg to impart practical real-world information on mixing for broadcast and film audio acquisition —

STOW, OH, April 8, 2010 — Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in microphone and headphone technology, is holding a series of informative audio demonstration and instruction events during NAB 2010 at the company’s booth, C1632.

Throughout each day on Monday 4/12, Tuesday 4/13 and Wednesday 4/14, renowned audio/broadcast veteran Michael Abbott, perhaps best known as Audio Coordinator for the GRAMMY® Awards, will present multi-track microphone mixing demonstrations entitled “Mix a Basketball Game in 5.1.â€? The sessions will allow attendees to mix a basketball game under Abbott’s direction. Participants will experience real-time, hands-on mixing in A-T’s custom listening room, using state-of-the-art equipment (including a Calrec Sigma audio console), and audition and compare stereo, mono, shotgun and boundary mic options. more…

Metric Halo Mobile I/O Software v.5.3 Now Available

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HOPEWELL JUNCTION, NEW YORK – APRIL 2010: Metric Halo announced the immediate availability of version 5.3 of MIO Console, Mobile I/O CoreAudio driver and Mobile I/O Firmware. The new version is available as a FREE update, and applies to all Metric Halo FireWire audio devices including the 2882, ULN-2, ULN-8 and the recently introduced LIO-8 multichannel A/D/A converter. more…

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