The Live Sound Arenas have a new location and are still a magnet for visitors. In front of Hall 8 and Hall 12, audio lovers can listen to the latest PA and sound systems. In bright sunshine, just the right thing after an exciting visit of the new halls.
At the Stage Theater at Potsdamer Platz in Berlin, dreams learn how to break down barriers. “Behind the Horizon” (Hinter dem Horizont), the hit muscial from Udo Lindenberg no longer enthuses with its emotional story alone, but also with excellent sound. In the process of switching from a Dolby Surround 7.1 system to Dolby Atmos, after nearly 17 years in operation the old system platform was replaced with Q-Sys from QSC.
Balve Cave in western Germany definitively broke into the public consciousness with Die Fantastischen Vier’s MTV Unplugged concert in 2000. The cavern might be an extraordinary backdrop for musical events, but it can be a real challenge for sound engineers. That didn’t stop Fohhn creating perfect acoustics for the recent episode of “Deutschland sucht den Superstar" (Germany’s version of Pop Idol) set in the incredible natural arena.
Headphones, microphones, an inclusive audio streaming solution for the visually and hearing-impaired: Wedemark audio specialists Sennheiser have now making breakthroughs in sound for seven decades now. Their trophy cabinet includes a Grammy and even an Oscar and a Philo T. Farnsworth engineering Emmy. The third generation is continuing the work started by the pioneers of 1945. It is a story of achievement and excellence that rewards a closer look.