Recent Posts by Dan Daley, Audio Editor

High profile DAZN boxing stream relies on broadcast audio basics

Live and on-demand sports streaming service DAZN is out to make boxing both deeply engaging and a high point for online distribution. In the effort, the service is fielding an array of high-tech tools, including deploying both a JitaCam 360-degree jib camera and a DynamiCam three-axis cable-cam system at the Canelo Alvarez–Daniel Jacobs bout at […]  More

NAB 2019: New, Updated Audio Products Are Heavy on Software, Networking

As always, each NAB Show is an opportunity for manufacturers to exhibit new products and platforms to the broadcast industry, and this year’s expo will continue that. However, as broadcast audio moves deeper into an IP/IT paradigm, those new releases increasingly take the form of software and are networked. Calrec Audio Calrec Audio (Booth C7408) […]  More

Fan engagement and deep connections to the NFL are key as Spurs opens new stadium

As sports venues evolve to counter the increasingly immersive broadcast experience that fans get at home, English football has fired its latest salvo in the battle: the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. ‘The Tottenham Experience’ (the venue has not yet been officially named) begins well before football fans reach the gate. The exterior of the facility boasts […]  More

NAMM deepens its pro-audio portfolio

The trade event that began in 1902 and was held at the YMCA in Baltimore as an expo for pianos has rebranded itself as the world’s largest trade-only event for the music-products, pro-audio, and event-tech industry. In doing so, the Winter NAMM Show (24-27 January, Anaheim, CA, Convention Center) has elbowed its way into product […]  More

Sennheiser unveils prototype capture device for object-based sports audio

Sennheiser has developed a prototype device for capturing sports sound effects cleanly and discretely enough to meet the needs of object-based broadcast formats. Referred to generically as the Sports Microphone Array, the system, which is currently nearing a beta stage, consists of a circular array of 31 MKH8070 shotgun microphones. The purpose of the array […]  More

RF wireless systems keep CFL sound up close and personal

The Canadian Football League’s season came to an end late November when the Calgary Stampeders defeated the Ottawa Redblacks 27-16 in the 106th Grey Cup in Edmonton, AB’s Commonwealth Stadium, broadcast nationally in Canada on TSN. However, what Canadian football fans had enjoyed during one game a week all season was missing: miking on each team’s […]  More