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Qatar’s remarkable new National Museum launched in spectacular style at the end of March, offering visitors an immersive and experiential journey through the country’s rich history, current identity and aspirations for the future. Much of its 430,000 sq.ft. of indoor space is made up of cinematic display zones, onto which specially-created film content is projected.
In recent years, more and more UGC has found its way into news programming, and for good reason. Multiple good reasons, in fact. And the growth in UGC we’ve seen thus far is nothing. According to a new Sony and IHS Markit report, the number of citizen journalists out there will increase by 145% each year to 2025, when UGC will account for just under 20% of all online content – rising from just under 10% this year. So, we now have two questions to address: should news organisations take advantage of the ever-growing mountain of UGC out there, and how?
The world-renowned Fête des Lumières in Lyon is an event not to be missed in the vibrant French city’s calendar in early December. The reference name in light festivals, all eyes are on the innovative programme of spectaculars and those who are behind the unforgettable displays of truly unique artistry.
For the control room that serves its Grand Théâtre hall, Opéra National de Bordeaux (France) has selected a 24-fader Lawo mc²36 audio mixing console, which was installed in late August 2018. After extensive tests involving consoles from six manufacturers, the mc²36 was selected for its superior sound quality, competitive pricing and a compact footprint that fits snugly in the Grand Théâtre’s control room.
In Zaryadye Park in Moscow, within sight of Red Square and the Kremlin, an extensive installation with audio technology from the Berlin manufacturer Stage Tec has been put into operation. This park is an unusual interplay of nature and architecture.
The NEXUS XMIC+ A/D converter from the Berlin-based manufacturer Stage Tec has been used to digitize historical radio recordings of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. The recordings were made between 1939 and 1945 and conducted by Wilhelm Furtwängler. The concerts were to be digitally sampled as faithfully as possible to the original in the highest audio quality and post-processed and remastered in 24-bit resolution.
tonzauber, ein renommiertes Klassiktonstudio in Wien, eröffnete im Sommer 2018 zusätzlich zu seinem Hauptstandort im Wiener Konzerthaus ein weiteres Studio im Casino Baumgarten. Für die Arbeit an diesem aufnahmehistorisch bedeutenden Ort wurde ein kompaktes, aber flexibles Mischpultsystem mit voller 96kHz-Tauglichkeit gesucht, das bei größeren Außenproduktionen auch mobil einsetzbar ist. Georg Burdicek, Tonmeister und Gründer von tonzauber, entschied sich nach sorgfältiger Abwägung für ein Lawo mc²36 Audio-Liveproduktionsmischpult mit 24 Fadern und eine Lawo Compact I/O-Einheit für zusätzliche Ein- und Ausgänge: „Das mc²36 ist eines der wenigen Pulte, das alle Musikproduktions- und Broadcastfeatures, darunter eine 5.1 Misch- und Busstruktur, auch bei 96kHz in einem All-in-One-System bietet. Andere Systeme sind entweder beschallungsorientiert, technologisch nicht mehr aktuell, können keine 96kHz oder haben einen externen DSP-Core. Für uns bestand die Anforderung, das Pult sowohl im neuen Studio ohne Maschinenraum als auch mobil einsetzen zu können. Diese Kriterien
Stage Tec, the Berlin-based manufacturer of professional audio technology, sponsored a fully IP-based live production at the 35th Congress of the Chaos Computer Club (35C3). Five ON AIR flex mixing consoles and six NEXUS Base Devices were provided for the international hacker scene meeting from the 27th to the 30th of December 2018.
Two hundred and fifty Astera battery powered, wirelessly controlled LED lighting fixtures made a spectacular impact in Frankfurt, Germany, lighting the iconic Paulskirche building for the 70th anniversary of Human Rights Day on 10th December 2018.
As the worlds of humans and machines collide and the relationships between nature, technology and artificial intelligence become daily more inextricably intertwined … urban dance impresario Fredrik ‘Benke’ Rydman made this mutually dependent alliance the subject of his amazing “Varoffer” performance, which has just completed its run at Stockholm Kulturhuset Stadsteater in Sweden.
YLE INTEGRATES DRAMATIFY AND CUEPILOT FOR WORKFLOW FOR LIVE CLASSICAL CONCERT PROGRAM, ‘CLASSICAL TRANCELATIONS’
Dramatify (www.dramatify.com), a world-class multi-genre production hub, and CuePilot (www.cuepilot.com), a live production management platform, teamed up to deliver an end-to-end production management system for Finnish broadcaster YLE’s production of ‘Classical Trancelations,’ a symphonic rendering of popular electronic dance music tunes. The September 29thconcert at Helsinki’s Hartwall Arena, performed by the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra and Ahjo Ensemble Choir, included artists such as Saara Aalto, Paleface, Reino Nordin, and Kasmir. It was streamed live and broadcast on TV on October 23rd. The streamed version of the concert can be seen at: https://areena.yle.fi/1-50007533. A short after-movie can also be viewed at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGZ8KLHADao.
In China, event buildings are often built with spectacular architecture. These include the Meixihu International Culture and Art Center at Meixi Lake in Changsha, the capital of Hunan Province. The audio technology was supplied by Stage Tec, the Berlin-based manufacturer of professional mixing consoles and routers.
VodafoneZiggo’s new head office in the Netherlands has just opened, right in the heart of the development that is transforming Utrecht’s west side, uniting 1400 employees in this state-of-the-art location. The area, which includes the Hoog Catharijne shopping complex and the city’s Central Station, one of the busiest in the country, is currently undergoing extensive urban expansion, redevelopment and modernisation.
Lawo Gear Supports Immersive Sound for Sold-Out Production of ‘Carmen’ at Austria’s Bregenz Festival
Lawo, manufacturer of pioneering network, control, audio and video technology, today announced that its new Lawo mc²96 console has been installed in Bregenz, Austria, to support sound reinforcement and directional listening systems for a sold-out run of Georges Bizet’s “Carmen” at the annual summer Bregenz Festival, taking place on the “Floating Stage” at Lake Constance. The previously installed Lawo systems simplified an upgrade of the production console, which plays an important part in the production’s remarkable use of sound as a complement of the on-stage performance.
As autumn fades into early winter, Ayrton delights in looking back over a successful summer when its new Ghibli LED spot luminaire made its opera debut at one of the UK’s most prestigious events, Garsington Opera Festival.