Date: June 20th, 2012
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“The first big leap out of the studio for most voice-over actors happened when ISDN technology allowed us to transmit our sessions from city to city, studio to studio, or across town from our own home studios to the post-production houses and network facilities in Hollywood. But ISDN required a lot of set-up, planning, and works best from one established, fixed location to another.
That’s not how life works these days. We need and want to be more mobile. Enter Source-Connect. An extremely simple kit consisting of a laptop, microphone and connector box lets voice-over professionals work from anyplace on earth that has a internet connection. Now that many of us can tether connections from our smartphones, the possibilities are limited only by the cellular footprint.
This has been proven a revelation to me. Brady Walter and FROMHOME got me set up rapidly and at minimal expense. The people at Source-Connect have been helpful at answering any questions that have arisen. Since spring 2012, we are using SourceConnect as our main connection for multiple daily sessions from my mountain home in Idyllwild, CA – where there is NO ISDN SERVICE AVAILABLE – as well as on-the-fly from a Starbuck’s, hotel rooms, even from the car. The features and connection options of the Pro version of Source Connect are particularly helpful when dealing with varying cellular reception and conditions.”
“Source-Connect is proving to be an invaluable mobility solution for me. With the release of 3.7 and its new features, Source-Connect’s tight integration with editing software like Pro Tools, plus savvy assistance from Source Elements and people like Brady Walker and FROMHOME, Source Connect is poised to become the default for how pro audio moves in the 21st century – for the VO business and for the entertainment industry as a whole.”
- Ben Patrick Johnson, author, actor, activist
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