Review: V-MODA BoomPro head microphone for certain headphones

The ≈US$30 V-MODA BoomPro microphone sounds great in its niche and is most similar to another head microphone I have reviewed before, the competing ModMic 5. What they have in common is that they both are designed to attach to your current favorite over-the-ear headphones, which are not included with either microphone. What distinguishes these […]

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Oculus Go: the new horizon in wireless-VR

Oculus Go: the new horizon in wireless-VR

More convenient to use, even for those wearing eyeglasses, the Oculus Go offers a resolution of 2560 x 1440 and does not need headphones, a smartphone or even a PC to immerse you in VR. All this for $199. Announced today as available around the world – in 23 countries – the first stand alone […]

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Review: Status Audio CB-1 brandable isolating headphones

If you’re a longtime reader, you have probably seen my articles about the multiple advantages of branded windscreens, as opposed to mic flags. Ever since I published those, I have been seeking the same for isolating headsets. I have finally found them with the CB-1 from Status Audio. Their wonderful headsets are intentionally sold unbranded, […]

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Monitoring challenges when using multiple digital USB mics simultaneously

Digital USB microphones have improved in quality and multiplied in availability on the market. This can simplify systems and often reduce overall cost. Thanks to several ingenious software developers —including Hindenburg, Rogue Amoeba, Spreaker and StaticZ— we can fortunately connect multiple digital USB mics with desired results, at least with a macOS or Windows computer. […]

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Zeiss VR ONE Plus: from virtual cinema to a drone’s “cockpit”

Zeiss VR ONE Plus: from virtual cinema to a drone’s “cockpit”

Zeiss introduces their new VR ONE Plus Virtual Reality Headset at E3, and confirms that this second-generation mobile VR headset provides a high-quality immersive virtual reality experience at an affordable price. The new VR ONE Plus is an an upgraded version of the company’s VR ONE virtual reality headset. Although designed with the same premium […]

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VR is seriously cool. But is there money in it?

If you spent just a few minutes at NAB this year you would have picked up the three big themes: 8K, high dynamic range, and VR. While many are scratching their heads over who could possibly need 8K and others are struggling to notice the qualitative differences in HDR displays, anyone who’s spent a few […]

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