control room

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The control room in a museum in Germany


control room (plural control rooms)

  1. The area inside a recording studio designed to facilitate the mixing of audio for studio recordings.
  2. A room serving as the centre of monitoring a building, controlling an operation etc.
    • 2018 February, Robert Draper, “They are Watching You—and Everything Else on the Planet: Technology and Our Increasing Demand for Security have Put Us All under Surveillance. Is Privacy Becoming just a Memory?”, in National Geographic[1], Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, ISSN 0027-9358, OCLC 1049714034, archived from the original on 14 June 2018:
      The two men sit 10 feet apart, behind a long console in Islington’s closed-circuit television (CCTV) control room, painted and carpeted in gray, with no adornments.