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AES Paris 2006
Saturday, May 20, 10:30 — 13:30
• Getting ready for 5.1 for broadcast
• TV, Cinema, and DVD, the choice of different formats
• Sound for High Definition
Saturday, May 20, 14:00 — 18:00
• USB Devices - A new standard in audio?
• How to Choose your Microphone or Preamplifier
• The new faces of Home Studio
Sunday, May 21, 10:30 — 12:30
POSTPRODUCTION SEMINAR, Part 1
• Tools for postproduction: The DAW as lynchpin.
• Mastering - Challenging the "hot CD." What's the problem and what's the solution?
Sunday, May 21, 14:00 — 18:00
POSTPRODUCTION SEMINAR, Part 2
• The incompatibility of multichannel and stereo room designs.
• Is content to mobile a savior for our industry?
• Digital Cinema - What does the transition from 35mm film to digital cinema mean for theatEr owners and anyone else involved in the process?
Monday, May 22, 10:30 — 12:30
INSTALLATION SEMINAR, Part 1
• A round-up of the French Studios
• Building a studio - From the early stage to the first recording session, the presentation of British Grove, the studio of Dire Straits founder, Mark Knopfler.
Monday, May 22, 14:00 — 20:00
INSTALLATION SEMINAR, Part 2
• Large halls and speech intelligibility - STI & RASTI calculations, the basic rules to make sure that your messages will be heard.
• Ethernet Standards for audio applications (Cobranet, EtherSound, SuperMac, Aviom, etc.. - How these systems work, what they are designed for, is there a niche for the cable industry to produce good quality Ethernet cables for live use, etc.
• Show Control - Developed for the theme park industry, the Show Control technology is now found in a variety of applications and for any kind of budget. Beyond theme parks, Show Control techniques are used in live concerts, cruise ships, museum exhibitions; the list is endless. This session will take a plunge in the various techniques used for Show Control, from computer software to sophisticated machinery. Safety considerations, budget feasibility, and level of user interface will also be discussed.
Tuesday, May 23, 10:30 — 12:30
LIVE SOUND SEMINAR, Part 1
• Pascal Besnard, sound engineer, will talk about Radio France's expertise in live recording. In musical styles such as pop, jazz, and rock recording in live situation gives an advantage to the artistic performance and better reflects both the artist/band energies and emotions than in-studio recordings, DAW, and postproduction works. Based upon Pascal Besnard's own experience, the presentation will be illustrated with various samples of direct stereo live recordings that have been released on CDs.
Tuesday, May 23, 14:00 — 17:00
LIVE SOUND SEMINAR, Part 2
• Digital console operation for live events—When technology supports creativity! All console manufacturers are now producing digital consoles for live applications. Are these machines reliable, easy to use? Are they providing more flexibility to the users so that they can be more creative?
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