Very cool. Just when you think Zoom are resting on their laurels they unveil something new. It finally looks like there is a mobile solution for capturing VR audio on the fly. Designed for video, audio, VR, AR & MR production. The Zoom H3-VR can be powered by two AA batteries for 24 hrs. The four mic capsules record in ambisonics, binaural & stereo up to 24-Bit / 96 kHz. It … [Read more...] about How cool is the new Zoom H3-VR audio recorder?
It's June and we are in the thick of audio bloggers month. Record some audio and share it to the web using the hashtag #AudioMo. Or search the hashtag to find other likeminded audio lovers. #AudioMo was started by Ernmander back in 2010 as a way to bring the podcasting and audio sharing community together. Originally in November, it clashed with some similar groups for video bloggers so it was … [Read more...] about Audio Workflows and Audiomo
Ever since I travelled into Iraq during the war in 2005 I've had a use for location tracking. Back then I used my Geocaching GPS receiver, the Garmin Gecko 101. I would manually log my location then send the coordinates back to the UK in an SMS. I thought, that should I go missing, at least my last location would be known. Satellite or SIM card tracking back then was not available to the likes of … [Read more...] about Personal tracking devices
Next time I get asked what kind of gear I use to capture stories, I shall link to this page. For a few weeks at least. The gear in the photo enables me to: Record high quality Audio, video and stills / I can shoot with a two camera set up mic-ing up the subject / I can livestream in HD or 360 / Create 360 animated videos / Capture video underwater/ Record a podcast with two people miked up / … [Read more...] about Content Creation Kit (September 2017)
I'm once again reconsidering my relationship with networked devices. After my recent holiday abroad I've been reluctant to re-immerse myself in the 'social web'. Many of the notifications I receive come from bots telling me what people may be doing. Not the people themselves. I have put my phone on silent permanently and have 'Do Not Disturb' activated from 8pm to 8am. I don’t need 24/7 rolling … [Read more...] about Less Screen Time, More Happiness