Recent Posts tagged with surround sound

Surround Sound Goes Wireless

Virtually all major-league sports on television are now broadcast in native 5.1 surround sound. However, the vast majority of viewers continue to consume these shows in stereo, at best. The gulf between these two extremes can be partly explained by the relative complexity involved in setting up multiple speakers in a surround array accurately in […]  More

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

DTS Delivers Winning Surround Sound for Global Super Bowl Telecast

DTS Neural Surround technology will be integrated into the NFL international HD broadcast of Super Bowl XLVI, live from Indianapolis. For the fifth consecutive year, DTS and the NFL will provide television viewers across the globe the opportunity to experience the game in full 5.1 surround sound. “111 million viewers tuned into the 2011 Super Bowl, […]  More

Chiefs Radio Network Takes Surround Sound Leap with DTS

Cumulus Media and Chiefs Radio Network – the NFL’s third largest affiliate network—teamed up to broadcast all Kansas City Chiefs home and away games this season with DTS Neural Surround technology. The partnership marks football’s first surround sound broadcast delivery across radio. This announcement builds upon an existing collaboration between DTS and Cumulus Media, which […]  More

Surround Microphones: Taking Aim at the U.S. Market

Surround microphones remain a rarefied niche, although the handful of manufacturers that make dedicated broadcast versions continue to try to make inroads into mainstream sports broadcasts. They’ve managed to accomplish that to a large extent in Europe and the UK but have been less successful in the U.S. Here’s a look at the complex offerings […]  More

Surround Microphones Still a Market in Progress

Surround audio has become entrenched as a standard format in sports broadcasting. But the tools of the trade are far from standardized. In creating 5.1 soundscapes, A1s seem to use multiple mono or stereo microphones as often as dedicated multichannel microphones. Phil Adler, mixer for the NFL on CBS, opts for the former. “My preference […]  More

Shotguns Move Slowly Toward Surround Sound

So much of sports broadcasting’s audio infrastructure is now built out for surround sound, but the shotgun microphone remains primarily a mono proposition, increasingly stereo but largely resistant to the multichannel movement. Sanken offers the only single-piece example in the form of its WMS-5 five-channel surround-sound microphone. Jim Pace, president of Plus24, Sanken’s Western Hemisphere […]  More

DaySequerra Ships 7.1 DTS Neural Surround Audio Encoder

DaySequerra is shipping its next-generation 7.1 DTS Neural Surround audio encoder — decoder, what the company says is the industry’s first 7.1 and 5.1 surround audio over stereo transport solution. “7.1 surround audio is the perfect complement to 3D content,” says Mark Seigle, DTS VP for business development. “DTS is driven to deliver high-performance technology […]  More

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