Audio Tech

Grand Slam: Inside Roland-Garros with HBS in its second year working with the Fédération Française de Tennis

Host Broadcast Services (HBS) is in the throes of its second year at Roland-Garros working with partner, Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT), which took over as host broadcaster for the Grand Slam last year. While many of the major innovations came in 2021 as the FFT revamped its production, there have been a few interesting […]  More

MLB and ESPN take player-miking to a new level

Baseball players are just plain chatty. Perhaps it’s the relatively slow pace of the game, or maybe the pitcher is in a groove, and three outfielders find themselves a bit bored by the third inning. In any event, that’s working in ESPN’s favour this season: the broadcaster is wiring athletes for sound at a new […]  More

Freelance sound supervisor Louise Willcox on mixing live sport and winning a BAFTA for the BBC’s Watches

We caught up with UK-based Louise Willcox, freelance sound supervisor at DWR Associates, a business aimed at solving audio and communications problems for the broadcast and business world run by Willcox and her husband. We spoke about the ins and outs of her career, which has taken her from mixing live sports coverage to the […]  More

Inside the production of BT Sport’s Tyson Fury versus Dillian Whyte fight at Wembley Stadium with EMG UK

EMG UK recently produced the Tyson Fury versus Dillian Whyte fight at Wembley Stadium, London, for BT Sport in which the new Sony HDC-F5500 camera had its world-first debut. The camera had its inaugural live sporting event outing on 23 April as part of a UHD HDR production. Says Martyn Edwards, project director for the […]  More

Genelec GLM 4.2 and 9301B take immersive monitoring systems to the next level

Genelec has made configuring and managing its Smart Active Monitoring systems even more user-friendly with the introduction of its GLM 4.2 loudspeaker manager software and the new 9301B multichannel AES/EBU interface. These two additions to the range allow the creation of scalable immersive monitoring systems up to 16 channels, using one or more bass-managed subwoofers, […]  More

Broadcast Solutions Nordic installs large-scale Live Media System at the Nokia Arena in Finland

Broadcast Solutions Nordic has installed a large scale Live Media System at the Nokia Arena in Tampere, Finland, the host venue for this year’s Ice Hockey World Championships The Helsinki-based firm was responsible for developing and implementing the live broadcast technology which has, at its heart, a master control room for managing, collecting, editing, and […]  More