AES New York 2019
Acoustics & Psychoacoustics Session AP02

Thursday, October 17, 9:00 am — 10:00 am

AP02 - Optical/Fiber Optic Microphone: When and Why should I Consider Using an Optical Microphone?

Ronald Ajemian, Owl Fiber Optics - Flushing, NY, USA
Yuvi Kahana, Optoacoustics - Israel
Moshav Mazor, Israel

A brief history of the Optical/Fiber Optic Microphone will be discussed with descriptions and uses in audio related fields for picking up sounds in pro and non-pro audio applications. Dr. Yuvi Kahana obtained his Ph.D. in numerical acoustics from ISVR, Southhampton, UK and is CEO of Optoacoustics. Dr. Kahana has over 20 years eperience as he leads technology development and patent registration of optical microphone technology, while creating new innovative products in new markets. He will present the current and related applications of this amazing breakthrough for recording sound compared to conventional electroacoustic transducer types of microphones. A Questions and Answers period will be taken after the discussion.

AES Technical Council This session is presented in association with the AES Technical Committee on Fiber Optics for Audio

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