Student Footage Appears on ITV

ITV News Meridian were so impressed with our students’ outside broadcast of a recent community celebration that they asked to include some of the footage in a report on the event that ran during the evening news.

Unity 101, the south’s Asian and ethnic radio station, recently held an awards evening and live concert celebrating its tenth anniversary, and a group of final-year students from our media technology programme were asked to record and livestream the event as part of their outside broadcasting (OB) unit.

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University Cinema Gets UK First Dolby Atmos Upgrade

Southampton Solent University has officially launched its new Dolby Atmos technology in its 3D cinema, which will provide students with exceptional sound and mixing facilities.

The Dolby Atmos technology, which was installed during the summer, allows sounds to be placed and moved anywhere in the cinema, including overhead, to make audiences feel as if they are inside the movie and not just watching it.

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Students Live Stream Green Party Conference

Southampton Solent University students recorded and live streamed the Green Party Conference from the BIC in Bournemouth, 25th-28th September 2015.

Fifteen first, second and third-year media technology and television production students used the University’s outside broadcast vehicle to stream the main speeches and debates live from the conference on the Green Party’s official website. They have also recorded and edited fringe sessions.

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The Isle of Wight Festival 2015

Southampton Solent University students have been working with event sound specialists Vanguardia Consulting to manage noise levels at the Isle of Wight Festival.

As well as taking off-site sound measurements at various locations, the group of four students worked with engineers to actively manage the on-site sound levels at the various stages during the four-day event.

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