Recent Posts tagged with wireless mics

NAB 2019: Audio-Technica Showcases Wide Range of Broadcast Solutions

Audio-Technica (Booth C6012) is exhibiting solutions for the broadcast market: recently introduced bundles suitable for podcasters, live-streamers, and other content creators; to products for audio acquisition for mobile content creation and broadcast (ENG/EFP); wireless systems; and headphones and shotgun and lavalier mics. And the company has extended its trade-in program for 600-MHz wireless systems through […]  More

Fox Sports Tips Off Inaugural Jr. NBA World Championship With SkyCam, C360 Systems

Fox Sports is bringing plenty of technological firepower to its production of the inaugural Jr. NBA World Championship this week at ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando. In addition to outfitting coaches and parents with mics throughout the tournament in an effort to provide “all-access” coverage to viewers, Fox is using the Jr. Championship […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Alteros President Jackie Green on the Aftermath of RF Reallocation

Alteros, the Audio-Technica wireless-microphone–technology spinoff launched in 2016, has just finished its first year of operations and sales, roughly contemporaneous with the first year under the FCC’s RF-spectrum reallocation. That made it a good time — just ahead of NAB 2018 in Las Vegas next week — to sit down with Alteros President/CTO Jackie Green […]  More

AES New York: Alteros Emphasizes RF Solutions, GTX Series Wireless-Mic System

Alteros (Demo Room 2D05), an Audio-Technica company, is dedicated to the research, development, and sales of innovative technology products with a special focus on the evolving RF landscape and creating high-end wireless solutions for live audio production, broadcast studios, sports events, and theater applications in the ever shrinking frequency spectrum. Alteros products capitalize on Audio-Technica’s […]  More

Post-Auction, the Spectrum Landscape Remains Tumultuous

The aftermath of the FCC spectrum auction is turning out to be as complicated as the auction itself was. Professional users of wireless microphones have been receiving unwelcome surprises in the form of unexpected use of recently acquired UHF spectrum by mobile-network providers who bought it during the auction, which concluded in March. A dust-up […]  More

Quantum 5X, PWS To Intro Golf Hole Mic at U.S. Open

With players, backboards, helmets, and seemingly every possible position on a track, field, and court already wired for sound, you might wonder, where else can sports producers stick a microphone? The answer will come next week, with the start of the USGA’s 115th U.S. Open at Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place, WA (June […]  More

Shure Wireless Mics Come Up Big for James Stoffo at Super Bowl XLIX

As onsite Entertainment RF Engineer for Super Bowl XLIX, James Stoffo was charged with wireless system design and product selection for the wireless systems used in the pregame and halftime entertainment as well as the referee’s microphone and all associated communication systems. As a consultant to Professional Wireless and ATK Audiotek, Stoffo selected a variety […]  More

FCC R&O Addresses Spectrum Changes for Wireless Mics

By Steve Harvey, SVG Contributor With the release on June 2 of the FCC’s Incentive Auction Report and Order (R&O), following the May 15 vote — a 3-2 decision along party lines — the long-term future looks to be full of potential changes and challenges for users of wireless microphones and in-ear monitors.  More

FCC Adopts Order To Clear the 700 MHz Frequency of Wireless Mics by June 12

Sports broadcasters, leagues, and networks that rely on microphones that operate in the 700 MHz spectrum will need to find new spectrum as of June 12. The Federal Communications Commission late Friday released an order that turns the spectrum over to communications services for public safety and the deployment of next-generation 4G wireless devices for […]  More

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