AES San Francisco 2012
Network Audio Session N3
Saturday, October 27, 4:00 pm — 6:00 pm (Room 123)
N3 - Audio Networks—Paradigm Shift for BroadcastersChair:
Stefan Ledergerber, Lawo Group - Zurich, Switzerland; LES Switzerland GmbH
Kevin Gross, AVA Networks - Boulder, CO, USA
Andreas Hildebrand, ALC NetworX - Munich, Germany
Sonja Langhans, Institut für Rundfunktechnik - Munich, Germany
Lee Minich, Lab X Technologies - Rochester, NY, USA
Greg Shay, Telos Alliance/Axia - Cleveland, OH, USA
Kieran Walsh, Audinate Pty. Ltd. - Ultimo, NSW, Australia
Today a variety of audio networking technologies are emerging. However, a number of questions related to workflow in broadcasting organizations seem still unanswered. This panel will try to find possible answers to some of the hot topics, such as:
• Will traditional crosspoint matrix switches (routers) disappear and fully be replaced by networks?
• Which component will deal with signal processing, which is currently done within audio routers?
• Which department is handling audio networks: audio or IT?
• How do we educate personnel handling audio networks?
The panelists will explain their views from a technology provider point of view, but lively participation by the audience is highly appreciated.