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CTV, TSN Get the Blades Just Right for Canadian Figure Skating Championships

Between Winter Olympics, we have a lot to thank Canada for when it comes to broadcast winter sports, especially in this hockey-challenged season. This weekend, CTV and TSN are broadcasting the Canadian National Figure Skating Championships live starting Jan. 18 on from the Hershey Centre in Mississauga, ON. The show will also let Canada’s deeply […]  More

ESPN Gears Up for College Basketball in Discrete 5.1 Surround

ESPN has done it for NFL, for baseball, IndyCar, golf, extreme sports, and college football. On Nov. 9, the all-sports network will extend its capability for discrete-5.1-surround audio to college basketball with a 24-hour marathon across most of its channels. ESPN has been broadcasting collegiate b-ball since around the turn of the century in encoded/matrixed […]  More

Networks’ Audio Sounds Some New Notes for NFL Season

There will be some new wrinkles in NFL sound across the networks this season, nuanced but noticeable. Perhaps the most pronounced change is the new parabola-microphone mount that Fox Sports is rolling out in force, having experimented with it over the past four months. The new parabolic, fabricated by Klover Products of Janesville, WI, has […]  More

MLB Has Ambitious Plan for Live Field Audio

The March 7 spring-training telecast of the Cleveland Indians and Arizona Diamondbacks game on the MLB Network will mark a milestone in broadcast audio: the first time live audio content will be aired by MLB. Up to six players per team will be wired for sound, as will several coaches and umpires. Field sound effects […]  More

Super Bowl World Feed Features More Networked Audio Than Ever

Steve Fisher is the manager of the international audio-distribution feed at Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis, but he prefers the grittier title of “traffic cop” for the scores of feeds he’s supervising. These are the audio feeds from the NBC domestic broadcast, which are distributed by the league to more than 180 countries and territories […]  More

Cumulus Propels Sports Radio Into 5.1 Era

Cumulus Media seems to want to do for 5.1-surround audio on radio what ESPN has done for it on television. The nation’s second-largest owner and operator of AM and FM radio stations (behind Clear Channel), with 570 stations in 150 markets, has taken two major-league teams to the multichannel-audio level. During the 2011 MLB season, […]  More

IBC 2010: New Audio Products

The IBC Show in Amsterdam last week offered a full share of sound-gear introductions. Here’s a look some of the highlights. Clear-Com The Tempest2400 digital wireless intercom has a firmware update that introduces two modes of operation — shared mode and split mode — and functions that increase the capacity, flexibility, and usability of the […]  More

IBC 2010: DTS Previews DTS-HD Master Audio Suite v2.6

DTS, Inc. is offering exhibitors an exclusive preview of the upcoming version of its popular audio software, DTS-HD Master Audio Suite v2.6 (MAS v2.6), on the IBC show floor (Stand 2.B50). DTS-HD Master Audio Suite v2.6 adds a series of new encode modes.  Building on the success of DTS-HD Master Audio Suite tools in Blu-ray, […]  More

Summer X Games Audio Goes All-Digital

The 2010 Summer X Games on ESPN will feature some new events, including a tricks-video skateboard competition and an indoor moto-car race. But there’s plenty new on the audio side as well. For starters, this year’s X Games — already the most complex audio show that ESPN produces regularly and the largest audio infrastructure it […]  More

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