Dorna Sports confirm Audio-Technica 8.0 microphone concept as core component of MotoGP™ Immersive Audio Remote Production Initiative.
Following nearly three seasons of extensive prototype testing of Audio-Technica’s 8.0 Microphone Concept at MotoGP™, the Grand Prix motorcycle racing Championship, commercial rights holder Dorna Sports S.L. have moved to make the 8.0 microphone a core audio component of its future programme broadcasting which includes ambitious plans towards remote production.
“As audiences expect and demand a more encompassing audio experience in their listening environments” states Rodrigo Thomaz, Audio-Technica Project Manager for MotoGP™, “the need for real-time live immersive mixing is only going to increase. Audio-Technica are well placed to deliver the tools required at the beginning of that immersive signal chain.”