AES Berlin 2014 Presenter or Author

Frank Melchior

Frank Melchior

Primary Affiliation: BBC Research and Development - Salford, UK

Dr Frank Melchior is head of the audio research team and the Audio Research Partnerhip at BBC R&D. He received a Dipl.Ing. (equiv. to Master of Science) in Media Technology from the Technical University Ilmenau and a doctoral degree on the topic of spatial sound design and acoustics from University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands. Frank worked as a researcher and project manager at the Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology. He has spent his professional career developing audio systems including wave field synthesis based system and leading R&D teams on various topics including authoring, live sound applications, automotive audio and motion picture sound. Before he joined the BBC he was the Chief Technical Officer at IOSONO, Erfurt, Germany, who develop spatial audio solutions. Frank's research interests include spatial array signal processing, spatial audio reproduction, user interface technology for audio systems and listening experiments. Frank is very passionate about finding the best way to bring the emotion and creative ideas embedded in sound to the listener.

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Session List

Apr 26: W1: Challenges and Opportunities in Audio for Ultra-High-Definition Television (Panelist)

Apr 28: W11: Applications for Object-Based Audio (Panelist)

Apr 29: EB4: Papers Session 2
A Motorized Telescope Mount as A Computer-Controlled Rotational Platform for Dummy Head Measurements (Author)

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EXHIBITION HOURS April 26th   10:00 - 18:30 April 27th   09:00 - 18:30 April 28th   09:00 - 18:30 April 29th   09:00 - 14:00
REGISTRATION DESK April 26th   09:30 - 18:30 April 27th   08:30 - 18:30 April 28th   08:30 - 18:30 April 29th   08:30 - 16:30
TECHNICAL PROGRAM April 26th   10:00 - 18:00 April 27th   09:00 - 18:00 April 28th   09:00 - 18:00 April 29th   09:00 - 17:00
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