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Theatre shows around the world are back, with disguise powering many impressive set designs Posted: 27/10/2021
Theatre shows around the world are back, with disguise powering many impressive set designs

Theatres around the world are opening their doors with disguise’s industry-standard hardware-on-software platform sitting at the heart of various productions – from Beetlejuice in Korea, to Dear Evan Hansen and Frozen in the West End, to Ain’t Too Proud on Broadway. 


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Riedel Provides Future-Proof Comms and Networking Solution for Theatre du Chatelet, Famed Parisian Performance Venue Posted: 04/06/2021
Riedel Provides Future-Proof Comms and Networking Solution for Th and eacute; and acirc;tre du Ch and acirc;telet, Famed Parisian Performance Venue

Riedel Communications today announced that the landmark Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris has adopted a full suite of Riedel's award-winning communications and video signal routing solutions. Riedel's Artist digital matrix intercom, SmartPanel user interface, Bolero wireless intercom, and MediorNet real-time network ensure crystal-clear, flexible, and reliable crew communications and effortless video distribution during Théâtre du Châtelet performances.

Tags: Riedel | Artist intercom | SmartPanel interface | Bolero wireless | MediorNet | Theatre du Chatelet | Video Distribution
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National Theatre of Great Britain Adopts Riedel DisTag to Ensure Proper Social Distancing as Rehearsals Begin Again Posted: 14/05/2021
National Theatre of Great Britain Adopts Riedel DisTag to Ensure Proper Social Distancing as Rehearsals Begin Again

The National Theatre in London is the latest organization to adopt Riedel Communications' all-new DisTag distance monitoring device. Worn around the neck or carried in a pocket, DisTag immediately alerts the wearer via haptic, visual, and acoustic signals whenever the mandatory minimum distance to other people is about to be breached. The National Theatre has deployed a total of 220 DisTag devices to help creative teams, and technical and production crews maintain a safe distance during rehearsal, fit-up or maintenance.

Tags: National Theatre | Riedel Communications | DisTag | Social Distancing | Proximity Monitor
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Clear-Com Releases Station-IC Virtual Desktop Client Posted: 15/04/2021
Clear-Com Releases Station-IC Virtual Desktop Client

Clear-Com has released the new Station-IC™ Virtual Desktop Client, a Mac and Windows-based software application that connects to Clear Com’s Eclipse® Digital intercom Matrix and coming soon, the LQ® Series of IP interface devices. Station-IC users connect natively to a central intercom system that hosts essential services such as audio and control systems, as well as panels, beltpacks, and even two-way radios or endpoints from other intercom manufacturers. Bringing Agent-IC’s intuitive UI to the desktop, with the added benefit of more licensing options and a flexible application window, both local and remote users can benefit from high-quality audio with very low latency. Designed to be quick to deploy with a straightforward configuration process and minimal network configuration, users can be communicating in a matter of minutes.

Tags: Clear-Com | Station-IC™ | Eclipse® | Digital intercom Matrix | LQ® Series | IP interface devices | Intuitive UI | Broadcast Studios | theatres | Subscription licence | real-time communications | intercom systems
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Award Winning Theatre Transforms into TV studio Posted: 07/05/2020
Award Winning Theatre Transforms into TV studio

The Barn Theatre in Cirencester has reinvented itself in light of the Covid-19 lockdown and launched a new live streaming service, providing a mix of entertainment, community news, music and children’s content via its social media channels.

Tags: Blackmagic Design | Blackmagic | Live Production | Theatre | Streaming | ATEM | Lockdown
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Riedel Provides Comprehensive, Future-Proof Comms Solution for Belgiums Historic Theatre Royal de la Monnaie Posted: 14/02/2020
Riedel Provides Comprehensive, Future-Proof Comms Solution for Belgiums Historic Th and eacute; and acirc;tre Royal de la Monnaie

The historic Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, also known as the De Munt Theatre, has upgraded its entire staff communications infrastructure based on intercom equipment from Riedel Communications. Consisting of the Artist digital matrix intercom, Bolero wireless intercom in both integrated and standalone modes, and SmartPanel multifunctional user interfaces, the Riedel solution surpasses the theater's requirements for highly flexible, reliable, high-quality, and future-proof intercom operations.

Located in the heart of Brussels at the Place de la Monnaie, the De Munt Theatre is one of the most prestigious opera houses in the world and the largest in Belgium, with more than 450 employees. Over its 300-year history, the theater has survived a revolution, a fire, and two world wars, as well as the normal passage of time and evolution of technology. The Riedel upgrade was part of a massive renovation project that closed the De Munt Theatre for two years beginning in 2016.

 

Tags: Riedel Communications | Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie | De Munt Theatre | Artist digital matrix | Bolero wireless intercom | SmartPanel multifunctional interfaces
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A Headphone Wearing Theatre Audience Experiences Truly Immersive Live Audio Thanks To DPA and rsquo;s New 4560 Binaural Headset Microphone Posted: 09/12/2019
A Headphone Wearing Theatre Audience Experiences Truly Immersive Live Audio Thanks To DPA and rsquo;s New 4560 Binaural Headset Microphone

Nanna-Karina Schleimann has become one of the first sound designers to make use of DPA’s new Binaural Headset Microphone, which gives sound technicians, vloggers, film makes and YouTubers an accurate and reliable tool to capture authentic immersive audio in real time.

Delivering the superior sound quality for which DPA products are internationally renowned, this new headset allows film, theatre and online content creators to capture exactly what each ear is hearing so that those consuming the content on headphones can experience full immersive sound. Earlier this year, while the 4560 Binaural Headset Microphone was still in development, Schleimann was given the opportunity to beta test it during her graduation performance from the Danish National School of Performing Arts in Copenhagen.

Three Binaural Headset Microphones were used to amplify the voices, actions and movements of the actors performing on stage in Good For Nothing, her graduation performance production. Each member of the audience was given a pair of headphones so they could hear the sound from each actor via a wireless system.

“The binaural microphones allowed the audience to hear exactly what the actors were hearing, as if they were standing on the stage and being whispered to,” Schleimann says.

 

Tags: DPA Microphones | 4560 Binaural Headset Microphone | Theatre Production | Immersive Sound
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Londons Royal Academy of Arts Chooses DPA Microphones For Its Stunning New Lecture Theatre Posted: 22/10/2019
Londons Royal Academy of Arts Chooses DPA Microphones For Its Stunning New Lecture Theatre
From its unique double-height dimensions to the extensive use of reflective marble surfaces used during its construction, the Royal Academy of Art’s new Benjamin West Lecture Theatre in London presents some unusual acoustic challenges.
 
Ensuring high quality sound is obviously a prerequisite for such a prestigious building and it was therefore imperative that the right microphones were chosen – ones that could cope with the unusual acoustics and with the wide variety of uses that the Lecture Theatre covers.
 
“DPA microphones have proved to be the ideal solution because they allow any technician or engineer to jump in and achieve quality sound.” says Benji Fox, AV Events Manager at the RA. “We are using a selection of the company’s products in a number of different ways, including acoustic mics for lectures, belt packs and lapel mics for panel discussions and the new 6066 CORE Subminiature Headset Microphones for smaller panel discussions, filming and live streaming.”
 
Opened in 2018 as part of the RA’s Burlington Gardens’ landmark redevelopment to mark its 250th anniversary, the Benjamin West Lecture Theatre signals a new stage to the RA’s heritage of rigorous and lively debate. Hosting events such as the Festival of Ideas, this space has become a haven for celebrated thinkers from across the arts to come and share their ideas and opinions. As well as being double-height, the Benjamin West Lecture Theatre also showcases bespoke seating and modern design.
 
The Lecture Theatre’s DPA inventory now includes two 4018 supercardioid microphones, which are positioned on custom lecterns at the front of the room.
 
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Star Cinema Grill Expands Adoption of Sony 4K Laser Projection to Outfit Two New Locations in Texas Posted: 28/08/2019
Star Cinema Grill Expands Adoption of Sony 4K Laser Projection to Outfit Two New Locations in Texas
Star Cinema Grill, a Houston based dine-in-theatre concept, is continuing to elevate the cinema-going experience through the implementation of Sony’s industry-leading 4K laser digital cinema projection technology.
Tags: Sony | Star Cinema Grill | 4K | Theatre Solutions | Digital Cinema
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Broadways Network Used Blackmagic Micro Studio Camera 4Ks and ATEM Switchers Posted: 18/07/2019
Broadways Network Used Blackmagic Micro Studio Camera 4Ks and ATEM Switchers
Blackmagic Design today announced that the hit Tony winning Broadway play “Network” used its products to help create an immersive experience for audience members, putting them right in the middle of a live news broadcast. Video Designer and Cinematographer Tal Yarden used Micro Studio Camera 4Ks, Studio Camera 4Ks, Video Assist 4K monitor/recorders, ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K and ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel on and off stage to film and live switch the performance, helping to create a unique multimedia spectacle for the audience.
Tags: Blackmagic Design | Blackmagic | BMD | Micro Studio Camera | ATEM | Theatre | Broadway | Network
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disguise powers new workflow for The House of Dancing Water Posted: 18/06/2019
disguise powers new workflow for The House of Dancing Water

The House of Dancing Water is the world’s largest water-based theatre production, produced by veteran Las Vegas show-maker Franco Dragone, responsible for some of the most prestigious spectacles in Las Vegas. The House of Dancing Water combines water stunts, acrobatics, aerial arts and theatre, and is considered one of the jewels in the entertainment crown in Macau, China.

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Sydney Theatre Company Switches To CORE by DPA Amplifier Technology Posted: 18/06/2019
Sydney Theatre Company Switches To CORE by DPA Amplifier Technology
As a long-term user of DPA microphones, the Sydney Theatre Company (STC) has been quick to adopt the Danish manufacturer’s CORE by DPA amplifier technology, which has now been successfully incorporated into DPA d:screet™ Miniature, d:fine™ Headset and d:vote™ Instrument Microphones.
Tags: DPA Microphones | CORE by DPA | Amplifier Technology | Sydney Theatre Company
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Riedel Hires Nacho Lee as U.K. Sales Manager for Theatre and Industry Posted: 03/04/2019
Riedel Hires Nacho Lee as U.K. Sales Manager for Theatre and Industry
In response to increasing demand for its solutions in the U.K., Riedel Communications today announced the appointment of Nacho Lee as Riedel's U.K. Sales Manager for Theatre and Industry. Lee joins Riedel with 15 years of experience in the pro AV and electronics industries.
 
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White Mark Designs Five New Dolby Atmos Theatres In London Posted: 07/03/2019
White Mark Designs Five New Dolby Atmos Theatres In London
Acoustic consultancy White Mark Ltd has helped Pixelogic transform a former office building in London’s West End into a state of the art facility for content localisation and distribution.
Tags: White Mark | PIxelogic | Atmos Theatres | David Bell | Content | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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The University of Gloucestershire Opens Two New White Mark Designed Audio Facilities Posted: 29/10/2018
The University of Gloucestershire Opens Two New White Mark Designed Audio Facilities
The competitive nature of the higher education market has made it imperative for universities to offer the very best technical facilities to support students on degree and post graduate programmes. With this in mind, the University of Gloucestershire has invested heavily in its Music Technology provision by building a state of the art Sound Lab and dubbing theatre on its campus in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.
Tags: White Mark | University of Gloucestershire | New Sound Lab | Dubbing Theatre | Music Technology Degree Course
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