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Limited-Edition ATH-M50x
Wired And ATH-M50xBT Cans
A

udio-Technica has launched a
limited
purple/black
edition of its bestselling
headphones, the ATH-M50x
and ATH-M50xBT.
The ATH-M50xPB and
M50xBTPB feature metallic
purple earcups and black accents
Distinctive shades - ATH-M50x headphones
including a distinctive headband and
earpads.
Utilising Bluetooth technology, the
The M50xPB share the same M50xBTPB pair performance with
acclaimed features as the M50x powerful features, such as a 40 hour
headphones, used by millions of battery life and touch controls for
streamers, musicians and producers voice assistance. A wired connection is
across the world, with 45mm large- also supported.
aperture drivers, sound-isolating
ATH-M50xPB features:
earcups and a robust construction.
* Proprietary 45 mm largeDesigned in Japan, the headphones aperture drivers with rare earth
enable fans to enjoy recording or magnets and copper-clad aluminium
listening to audio with a violet pop of wire voice coils;
colour.
* Exceptional clarity throughout an
The ATH-M50xBTPB harnesses the extended frequency range with deep,
legendary M50x studio sound for accurate bass response;
an exhilarating wireless listening
* Circumaural design contours
experience, with exceptional clarity around the ears for excellent sound
and deep, accurate bass response. isolation in loud environments;

* 90-degree swivelling earcups for
easy, one-ear monitoring;
* Collapsible for space-saving
portability and convenient storage;
* Detachable cables (includes a
1.2m-3m coiled cable, 3m straight
cable and 1.2m straight cable).
ATH-M50xBTPB features:
* Up to 40 hours of
continuous use on a full
charge;
* Touch controls provide
convenient access to voice assist;
* Mic and button controls built
into the earcup allow for easy handling
of calls, music playback and volume
adjustment;
* Proprietary 45 mm largeaperture drivers deliver exceptional
clarity throughout an extended
frequency range, with deep, accurate
bass response;
* Over-ear design for excellent
sound isolation in loud environments;
* Professional-grade earpad and
headband material for long-lasting

ATH-M50xBTPB adds aptX
and AAC compatible Bluetooth

durability and comfort;
* Compatible with aptX and AAC
codecs.
Audio-Technica's
limited-edition
ATH-M50xPB and the ATH-M50xBTPB
will be available from August 2020.
They join the current collection
of ATH-M50x models in black (ATHM50x and ATH-M50xBT) and white
(ATHM50xWH).

Croatel & Spidercam Coverage of Election
T

he 2020 Croatian parliamentary
election was held in July, and
national public broadcaster HRT
covered the event live with a six-hour
TV special.
HRT hired the Croatian TV production
company Croatel (www.croatel.hr)
to add the virtual and augmented
reality component to the show. To
meet this request, the studio at HRT
was specifically designed with wide
areas for augmented graphic overlays
around a physical section, hosting a
seated commentary panel.
To ensure a dynamically moving TV
camera with minimal shadow in this
space, Croatel installed a Spidercam
3D cable cam system that could move
all around the studio and its NEWTON
stabilised head was controlling a Sony
HDC-P43 4K camera.
Throughout the live broadcast,
augmented reality graphics were
displayed all around the physical
studio section but also in the middle
of it to show infographics about
the progress of the election. These
graphics were rendered by Vizrt with
the input from Stype, which handled

The Spidercam with
NEWTON head moving in the
studio, live feed on monitor

the camera tracking from a variety
of camera platforms, and the Stype
Redspy on the Spidercam camera
enabled it to move around in the
mixed reality environment.
The augmented graphics extending
from the physical section included
for example the facade and the
inside of the Croatian parliament, a
virtual newsroom area and a curved,
parametric canopy ceiling. These

original graphics were designed by
Artur Paprocki at the production
company Mozzaika and executed
with the technical equipment and
engineering team of Croatel.
"Flying with the Spidercam and
NEWTON S2 was a great experience,"
says Luka Črnelč, Expert Technician at
Croatel and Certified Spidercam Pilot.
"The stabilisation of the head was
excellent even with the added weight

on the gear for the tracking system.
The endless pan feature was definitely
a game changer for us, especially
for me because I did not have to
worry about possible cable tangles.
NEWTON head is an exquisite piece of
technology and I am waiting further to
explore all the possibilities."
"When we installed the Spidercam in
the studio, we pushed hard to get as
much flight space as possible and we
used every cm of flight height we could
squeeze out, says Jan Peters, CEO at
Spidercam GmbH. "It was great to
see that work pay off when the shots
finally aired and the studio appeared
gigantic."
"The NEWTON stabilised remote
head is highly customisable and
extremely precise. Its 360 degrees
pan and precise control of camera and
lens allows me as a camera operator
unlimited creativity," says Vjekoslav
Gašpert, Senior Cameraman at HRT
and
NEWTON/Camera
Operator.
"Flying with the NEWTON head was
smooth and I could fully commit to the
live TV broadcast without any stressful
situations."


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