RTBF, the national broadcaster for the French-speaking areas of Belgium (Brussels and Wallonia), has refitted all its audio mixing rooms with Fairlight workstations, powered by the company's CC-1 digital processing engine. The refit, which will take two years to complete, is part of the broadcaster's Numprod project that aims to build a tapeless production net on all of its production sites.
In December, professional sound recordist Steve Thomas recorded a live, three-hour performance of Handel's Messiah by the Solomon Choir and period Baroque Orchestra in the Chapel of Trinity College, Cambridge. Thomas used six Rode NT2-A microphones and a Rode NT4 stereo mic.
WEEI Sports Radio Network (Red Sox Radio) has selected Everyzing to power its updated website WEEI.com. Everyzing provides tools to improve search, discovery and advertising opportunities.
New Level Radio has standardized on Barix Exstreamer IP audio decoders to deliver custom, branded retail radio stations to retailers, restaurants and other consumer-oriented businesses across Hawaii and Colorado. The system provides a point-to-multipoint radio broadcast service over public IP connectivity, minimizing implementation costs and system complexity for both New Level Radio and its clients. New Level Radio currently broadcasts to more than 50 stores in Hawaii and Colorado, including a variety of retail and restaurant chains.
Southern California Public Radio (SCPR) will install Axia Powerstation integrated console engines as part of Axia studios being built for KPCC-FM, the licensee's flagship station serving the Los Angeles metro. SCPR is a subsidiary of American Public Media Group, which also operates Minnesota Public Radio. SCPR's new Pasadena studios will include 16 Axia Element modular broadcast consoles, each with Powerstation Main and Powerstation Aux integrated console engines, complemented by Axia audio nodes and routing control software.