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- AES Opens Early Registration and Discounted Pricing for 140th International Convention in Paris, June 4 – 7
- FREE "Exhibits-Plus" Badge and premium "All Access" Badge options now available online for Europe’s largest pro audio event of the year
- The Audio Engineering Society Launches AES Live Online Video Collection
- Exclusive videos featuring interviews with past, present and future leaders of our industry
- Binaural Listening Trends Tracked at 140th International Audio Engineering Society Convention
- An ever-expanding aspect of present-day audio
- Call for Board of Governors Nominations
- Deadline is February 15th
Microphone History Sources
- Bert van Oortmarssen collection of European microphones and Non-European microphones.
- "Dawn of Sound" exhibit by AT&T at San Jose Tech Museum July 7, 1997.
- Erik's Classic Microphones includes History of the Microphone
- Fagen, M.D., ed. A History of Engineering and Science in the Bell System: The Early Years (1875-1925). New York: Bell Telephone Laboratories, 1975.
- Olson, Harry F. "A History of High-Quality Studio Microphones," Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, Dec. 1976, pp. 798-807.
- Olson, Harry F. "Microphones for Recording," Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, Oct./Nov. 1977, pp. 676-683.
- Paquette, Bob. "Mikes of the Pre-War Era," Audio, Dec. 1974, pp. 22-24.
- Telegraph, Radio & Scientific Instruments Museum from Tom Perera includes Microphone History
- Vintage Broadcast Microphones from James U. Steele.
- Webb, Jim. Twelve Microphones That Changed History. 2002.
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