Gear News

Dream On: Shakespeare becomes virtual

25 May 2021

Staged physically in the Studio at Portsmouth Guildhall and inspired by the classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the characters were played by six real actors utilising Vicon motion capture cameras, their avatars and effects appearing onscreen

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panLab 2 brings spatial audio mixing to QLab

24 May 2021

Using panLab 2, users can intuitively mix QLab audio and mic cues by positioning them on a virtual map of their sound system. Using a bespoke algorithm designed exclusively for the software, panLab 2 takes care of much of the setup process required when configuring a spatial audio environment

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Harry Potter and The Cursed Child: Casting audio magic to every seat in the house

21 May 2021

With demanding production requirements, show producers turned to multi-award-winning sound designer Gareth Fry, and his experience with technologies from d&b audiotechnik, to cast a spell over the audience

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RoboSpots in New League for LOL Worlds 2020 Final

20 May 2021

16 Robe BMFL FollowSpot and 21 BMFL FollowSpot LT (long throw) luminaires, all with integral cameras, were operated by 14 people jumping between different systems

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Road Test: ACME Aurora

20 May 2021

The Aurora is a COB LED wash light with a PC (pebble convex) lens. It produces a homogenised light output that sets it worlds apart from everything else on the market

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Road Test: Bose L1 Pro16 Portable Line Array

13 May 2021

The underlying idea of the L1 Pro product family seems to be to provide a healthy compromise between full range, controlled sound reinforcement and portability. This much certainly holds true of the L1 Pro16

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Limited Edition QSC K10.2 ‘Chehehe’ Painted Speakers

7 May 2021

This very special run of speakers is strictly limited to 50 pieces and will only be available through select QSC dealers around Australia

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PMLS gets futureproof with DiGiCo’s Quantum 338

7 May 2021

Director of PMLS, Nick Morse, says the company was after something to fill the role of a touring and hire rig with extended I/O, and chose the Quantum 338 after being wowed by its design features

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Jands Power Control – The End of an Era…

5 May 2021

Jands Power Control products have been used at all levels of production, including high school plays, blockbuster films such as The Matrix, countless international live tours and many of the world’s largest musicals

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Virtual Production: The TODAY Show Case Study

5 May 2021

Tampa, Florida’s Diamond View are a creative video studio working at the cutting edge of virtual production

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Distance No Object For Allen & Heath dLive

4 May 2021

dLive mixes the show from over 2,000km away What do you do when you have an event to mix overseas but you can’t get there? With Covid travel restrictions limiting movement between locations, sound engineer Rich Bryant had to think not just outside the box, but also outside his country, when it came to mixing…

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Create Spatial Audio Anytime, Anywhere with New L-ISA Studio

29 Apr 2021

L-Acoustics L-ISA immersive mixing platform is now available as software, independent of its hardware. This enables sound designers to realise L-ISA mixes and hear content in any virtual space of any given size and shape

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