Pliant CrewCom Connects with MLB
Live event production solutions provider CP Communications turned to Pliant Technologies’ CrewCom wireless intercom system to provide wireless communication for the recent MLB All-Star Game and surrounding live events.
IMS Serves Martin Audio at Squash Finals
IMS Technology Services once again handled production for the US Open Squash Championship, held at Drexel University’s Daskalakis Athletic Center in Philadelphia. Inside the event’s custom ASB glass squash court, the Egyptian male and female champions—Ali Farag and Nour...
Arena Updates 1979 Audio System
The Coors Events Center at the University of Colorado Boulder may be nearly 40 years old, but the 11,500-plus capacity venue is kept up to date with regular upgrades, from its playing surface to its video production room, to...
Nexo Placed in New Place Bell Arena
Place Bell Arena’s grand opening was so recent, it still has that new arena smell. Having officially opened September 1, the Laval, Quebec venue is ready to roll, hosting its first season as the home of the Rocket De...
Pros Prep For Sound Summit Seattle
Clear-Com, DPA Microphones, Lectrosonics, Sound Devices, and K-Tek will host The Sound Summit Seattle in August, taking over the Columbia City Theater in Seattle on Thursday, August 17, 2017.
FCC Issues 600 MHz Consumer Disclosure
By Steve Harvey. The Federal Communications Commission has issued an Order that provides the specific language for the Consumer Disclosure notice to be displayed on wireless mic products operating in the 600 MHz service band.
AV Roadshow To Hit New York August 2
By David Keene. Registration is heating up for the Rental Staging Roadshow that will take place Wednesday, August 2 in New York City. Stagers and live event producers from the area are registering for the event, to network, see...
T-Mobile to Enter 600 MHz in August
By Clive Young. Pro-audio RF wranglers and wireless users may be in for a surprise next month, as T-Mobile announced yesterday that it will make its first in-roads into 600 MHz next month, far head of the original FCC-based...
DiGiCo is Game at Carver-Hawkeye Arena
The University of Iowa recently updated the audio system in its Carver-Hawkeye Arena for the first time since it opened in 1983. Sound Concepts, the systems operator for the 15,500-seat venue, spec’d a new audio system that included a...
Liberty University’s Unique Concert Hall
Liberty University's School of Music has a new, unique venue for orchestral and choral music inside its 141,000-square-foot Center for Music and Worship Arts. The facility sports adjustable architectural acoustics, which work in conjunction with a Meyer Sound's Constellation...
Danley System Slam Dunks Arena
A slew of Danley Sound Labs’ Synergy Horn point-source loudspeakers and tapped horn subwoofers were recently installed inside United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, TX, home to Texas Tech University’s Raiders basketball and volleyball teams.
Community PA Revs Up Sonoma Raceway
Mention Sonoma, California and cars, and most people picture a peaceful drive through wine country. That pretty much 100 percent not what Sonoma Raceway is like. The 1,600-acre site hosts events 340 days a year, including three of the...
3,000+ EV Speakers Rock Hard Rock Stadium
Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium is home to the NFL’s Miami Dolphins, and now, to a massive audio system of more than 3,000 loudspeakers, designed and installed by Diversified Systems in collaboration with the Bosch/Electro-Voice team
PWS Touches Down at Super Bowl LI
While the New England Patroits’ win at Super Bowl LI may be fading into the record books now (not soon enough for Atlanta Falcons fans), the day will always be a memorable one for a different team that was...
EAW Chills at Scott Hamilton Event
Cleveland, OH (March 1, 2017) – For 18 years, skating champ Scott Hamilton has heled an annual CARES fundraiser for the Cleveland Clinic, combining live musical guests,such as this year’s guest, singer-songwriter Michael McDonald, with champion figure skaters to...
Sennheiser Goes Gaga at Super Bowl
Lady Gaga performed through a Sennheiser wireless microphone system during a halftime performance at Super Bowl LI that mixed music from her own catalog with patriotic classics.
EAW Gets Into GCU Via Sound Image
Most sports venues take months if not years to build, but Grand Canyon University in Phoenix is in the middle of building 10 in two years—that a new sports facility every 10 weeks. Keeping up with that hectic pace...
Kellogg Arena Serves Tasty Sound with ISP
Kellogg Arena has been a top venue for the Battle Creek area for decades, and recently the 6,500-seat facility upgraded its audio offerings with the installation of a new audio system from ISP Technologies.
QSC, Audinate Set Dante/Q-SYS Webinar
QSC and Audinate will present a new webinar, “Best Of Both Worlds: Using Dante and Q-SYS in the Same Installation,” on December 8, 2016 at 2:00 PM EST. System Contractor News, PSN’s sister publication, is presenting the online event.
Rupp Arena Installs Largest K2 System
Home to the University of Kentucky’s Kentucky Wildcats basketball team, Rupp Arena in Lexington, KY has been around for 40 years. For most of that time, an audio system nicknamed Big Bertha was used to cover the 24,000 seats,...
Cardinals Feather Stadium with L-Acoustics
Home of the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals football team, the University of Phoenix Stadium opened a decade ago. Since then, pro audio has advanced considerably and with that in mind, this year saw the facility get a new house audio...
Brand-New Ballpark A Home Run for ISP
Yesterday was opening day for the brand-new Jimmy Johns Minor League Baseball Field in Utica, Michigan. Two years in the making, the $15-million ballpark opened its doors on Monday as it hosted the first game of the likewise brand-new...
DAS Dunks at Miami Arena
AmericanAirlines Arena may be best-known as the home of the Miami Heat NBA team, but it has a strong musical background, too, hosting major concerts and the Latin Grammy Awards. Helping to bolster the environment inside the venue, facility...
WJHW, LD Systems Upgrade AT&T Center
Even though it was only built in 2002, the AT&T Center in San Antonio recently underwent a massive renovation in 2015. That included a new HD main scoreboard and a L-Acoustics sports entertainment sound system package designed by Wrightson,...
Powersoft X4 Amps Hit The Gym
The St. Francis High School domed gym hosts everything from regular PE classes to town meetings, music events and more, so when it came time for the facility to get a new system, the school turned to Colorado and...
Colorado Football Gets Community
Colorado School of Mines has been playing football since 1893 and claims to have the “oldest football field west of the Mississippi.” While it’s old, it’s also all brand-new, as the school opened its 5,300-seat Marv Kay Stadium last...
Powering Super Bowl Sunday
An annual mix of pageantry, promotion and performances, the Super Bowl reaches global audiences like nothing else, and this year’s 50th Anniversary edition delivered everything the masses could want and more (unless they were Carolina Panthers fans). One of...
ATK Audiotek, JBL Score at Super Bowl
Every team has players it counts on in the clutch, and the audio team at ATK Audiotek is no different. The company once again provided sound reinforcement for the Super Bowl earlier this week, filling Levi’s Stadium in Santa...
Meyer Supplements Super Bowl Sound
Pro audio is a crucial part of any major sporting event, and yesterday’s Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos was no exception. Whether it was the mics that captured Lady Gaga belting the National...
Designing Hockey Arena Audio
Hockey arenas tend to treat audio the same way hockey players treat each other—with extreme disregard. The new Complexe JC Perreault in Saint-Roch-de-l’Achigan, Quebec, however, aims to change that tradition, and brought in Montreal-based Solotech to design and install...