Posts Tagged ‘5.1’

Get up, get on up, to 5.1, with Penteo 4 Pro

The new 64-bit Penteo 4 Pro native Avid Audio eXtension (AAX) stereo to 5.1 plug-in from Perfect Surround is being demonstrated on the Avid booth at NAB in Las Vegas. It offers “exacting control over sound image placement to create high-quality, natural-sounding surround”. Penteo 4 Pro is 100-percent ITU down-mix compatible to the original stereo. […]

Dolby’s global role in Oscars TV coverage

For the past 12 years, Dolby has played a key role in the Academy Awards ceremony. In this blog post, we get a an idea of what happens behind the scenes, from Director of Content Services Steve Venezia. In the infographic shown below, we learn how they help a global TV audience of 1 billion […]

Music in surround: do we really care?

In his latest post, CNET columnist Steve Guttenberg looks at the demise of true surround in the home as consumers opt for multi-speaker sound bars instead of multi-speaker home theatre sound systems. He puts it down to the lack of real consumer interest over the decades in Quadraphonic, DTS 5.1 surround CDs, SACD and DVD-A […]

Surround sound is trending

This Digital Trends examination of the state of the surround sound market by Caleb Denison from a few months ago probably doesn’t tell you anything you don’t already know, but you might feel the urge to add some points of your own, either here, using our Comments box, or on the Digital Trends site … […]

Another Night at the Opera…

Back in August we wrote about our involvement in a major live television event in Austria. You may recall Calrec supplied the audio console that handled surround-sound routing for a full-scale, live-to-air production of Mozart’s opera “The Abduction From the Seraglio” in two hangars at Salzburg Airport. It was an event that the host broadcaster […]