AES Show: Make the Right Connections Audio Engineering Society

AES San Francisco 2008
Live Sound Event L12

Sunday, October 5, 2:30 pm — 5:00 pm

L12 - Innovations in Live Sound—A Historical Perspective

Ted Leamy, Pro Media | UltraSound
Graham Blyth, Soundcraft
Ken Lopez, University of Southern California
John Meyer, Meyer Sound

New techniques and products are often driven by changes in need and available technology. Today’s sound professional has a myriad of products to choose from. That wasn’t always the case. What drove the creation of today’s products? What will drive the products of tomorrow? Sometimes a look back is the best way to get a peek ahead. A panel of industry pioneers and trailblazers will take a look back at past live sound innovations with an emphasis on the needs and constraints that drove their development and adoption.