Johannesburg, South Africa â€“ July 1, 2010â€¦ Lawoâ€™s mcÂ²66 digital audio console is at the heart of the world championship sound gathering, mixing and international distribution operation in Johannesburg, where broadcast audio engineers have had to cope with a problem unique to the host country â€“ the vuvuzela!
South Africa, the â€œRainbow Nationâ€?, has invited the world to their vibrant staging of the planetâ€™s biggest football tournament. Overall responsibility for the production of the eventâ€™s international video and audio feeds lies in the hands of the Swiss company Host Broadcast Services (HBS), as it did for the 2006 tournament in Germany. The international feeds are supplied to broadcasting companies around the world, for use in their own reports and programs. more