WiFi Timecode – The Time Has Come Today

June 27, 2013 at 1:27 pm

Denecke Timecode Buddy Prototype

In the late 1960’s, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) adopted longitudinal timecode (LTC) as a method of making video and audio match. Timecode is the industry standard frame numbering system that assigns a specific number to each frame of video in the format of hours, minutes, seconds, and frames, while recording the same number on a corresponding audio track. And though there is a profusion of different frame rates, not that much has changed – both sound and picture people need a highly accurate clock to generate a starting point for all parties to reference. But what has changed is the way in which we manage timecode.

Clear-Com customer case study – Punk’d

October 26, 2012 at 2:26 pm

Punk’d, U.S.-based MTV’s hidden camera show, prides itself on leaving viewers hungry for more pranks when they surprise the most recognized celebrities. With Clear-Com’s intercom solutions, the Punk’d production team was able to carry out even funnier jokes in its ninth season. Clear-Com’s Eclipse-PiCo digital matrix and Encore partyline intercom […]

Ambient Recording – ACL 204 Seminar

May 1, 2012 at 11:13 am

Sebastian Fell and Klaus Grosser tour the new ACL 204 Lockit Box.

NAB 2012 – Optocore

April 21, 2012 at 6:04 pm

The man behind Optocore explains the ins and outs of a very in-depth system.

NAB 2012 – Clear-Com Tempest 2400 Seamless Roaming

April 21, 2012 at 6:04 pm

Clear-Com unlocks seamless roaming for their Tempest 2400 system.

NAB 2012 – Clear-Com Eclipse & Optocore Integration

April 21, 2012 at 5:13 pm

Clear-Com Eclipse & Optocore Integration explained.

NAB 2012 – Clear-Com HelixNet

April 21, 2012 at 5:11 pm

An overview of Clear-Com’s latest system, the HelixNet.

NAB 2012 – PSC Press Bridge & Train

April 20, 2012 at 3:33 pm

An updated version of PSC’s Press Bridge & Train are now available.

The SPEAKEASY R-1 in the real world (the “R” is for rack)

August 5, 2011 at 4:57 pm

There are several good reasons to have a powered speaker system on a production sound cart. For me the most compelling reason is to reduce hearing fatigue caused by continuous hours of listening with headphones. Taking off the headphones between takes and during lighting setups is a relief, but still […]

PluralEyes from Singular Software

April 13, 2011 at 10:07 am

Tom of Singular Software provides a quick demo of their PluralEyes software for syncing several video and audio sources during editing.