“I Want Dolby Atmos” website launches

“I Want Dolby Atmos” website launches

Dolby is urging to get behind its Atmos object-based multi-speaker immersive surround sound system with the launch of the I Want Doby Atmos micro site. If you feel the need to go out and listen to a new release in Atmos and want to know where your nearest suitably-equipped cinema pleasure palace is, type in […]

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The unbelievable sounds of Star Wars

The unbelievable sounds of Star Wars

Following the extended Easter weekend break, something light but nonetheless fascinating and revealing about the world of audio production to ease you into the working week. What Culture has listed 10 sound effects from Star Wars and explained how they were all created. Here’s the list in full: 10) Chewbacca’s roar – a mix of […]

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Skip Lievesy Master Class this Saturday

Skip Lievesy Master Class this Saturday

Apologies for the short notice, but if you live in or within easy striking distance of Brookly, NY, you might wish to spend this Saturday afternoon at The Media Center on John Street in the company of Skip Lievesy for a Master Class and a special screening of Gravity. Following a lunch together, Skip, who […]

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Can Gridspace make meeting notes history?

Can Gridspace make meeting notes history?

A startup by the name of Gridspace wants to change the way we conduct meetings, using speech and voice recognition, pattern recognition, natural language processing and machine learning to make hastily scribbled, transcribed notes a thing of the past. Front and centre is a small recording device called the Memo M1. It uses signals from […]

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People

Calrec Celebrates Biggest Ever Sale

Calrec Celebrates Biggest Ever Sale

We don’t often bang on about ourselves on this site, but today we will make an exception. Recently Calrec made its biggest ever single sale, a consignment of 14 consoles to South Korean broadcaster MBC. MBC purchased a variety of consoles, from a 64 fader Apollo to a 24 fader Artemis Light, to be used […]

Apr 11, 2014 17:54

Surround

“I Want Dolby Atmos” website launches

“I Want Dolby Atmos” website launches

Dolby is urging to get behind its Atmos object-based multi-speaker immersive surround sound system with the launch of the I Want Doby Atmos micro site. If you feel the need to go out and listen to a new release in Atmos and want to know where your nearest suitably-equipped cinema pleasure palace is, type in […]

Apr 23, 2014 15:36

Education

MIT boffins’ work all over bar the shouting

MIT boffins’ work all over bar the shouting

In the latest edition of Wired, we learn that researchers at MIT have succeeded in identifying the cause of a problem that we all suffer from as we get older – the ability to filter out unwanted noise in crowded locations so that we can just tune into what interests us – the person we’re […]

Mar 25, 2014 20:03

Industry News

The unbelievable sounds of Star Wars

The unbelievable sounds of Star Wars

Following the extended Easter weekend break, something light but nonetheless fascinating and revealing about the world of audio production to ease you into the working week. What Culture has listed 10 sound effects from Star Wars and explained how they were all created. Here’s the list in full: 10) Chewbacca’s roar – a mix of […]

Apr 22, 2014 9:35