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 IP Onboard for Immersive, Personalized Audio
 We’ve seen IP audio consoles get smaller, We can now source, route, mix, and send to air from just
about any surface imaginable, in some cases without touching a single physical fader.
We know of announcers broadcas ng from a remote loca on using a touchscreen interface that is essen ally a bank of faders, knobs and other so ware widgets on a  at screen monitor recessed into the furniture. Virtual surfaces like this are becoming more popular, thanks to the advent of apps such as Wheatstone’s ScreenBuilder app that make it possible to create GUIs with the drag and drop of a widget on a screen, which can then be scripted for controlling devices and various elements in the IP audio network.
more adaptable, more capable, and, in truth,
stranger looking. One console-like appliance that is recognizable to anyone familiar with WheatNet-IP audio networks is the SideBoard, a surface that contains faders and controls typical of a control surface but in a
4 RU rackmount chassis. Another interes ng appliance is the TS-4 or TS-22 talent sta on, which is essen ally
a console all rolled into a small turret for pu ng mic controls, source selec on, headphone volume and all the other necessary func ons in front of talent.
We’ve just begun to scratch the surface of what IP audio networking can do.

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