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David Bialik, AES New York 2018's Broadcast and Online Delivery Track Chair

The future of audio delivery, podcast production, OTT TV quality standards, Mercury Theater's "The War of the Worlds" and more will be examined in depth at the 145th Audio Engineering Society International Convention

In today's world, broadcast media is everywhere you are — including the 145th Audio Engineering Society International Convention, which will host a wide variety of Broadcast and Online Delivery Track events utilizing the latest technologies. Topics to be examined will include standardizing audio quality for OTT TV (over the top television), the future of audio delivery to the consumer, audio production for March Madness events, broadcasting in emergency situations, and an exclusive look at the 80th Anniversary of The Mercury Theater's "The War of the Worlds."

Posted on October 11, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM EDT

Facebook 360 Immersive Media Production Workshop to Be Held at AES New York 2018 Convention

The 145th AES International Convention in New York City will host a number of exciting educational events. One of the most intriguing is a half-day training session in immersive media production using the Facebook 360 platform. The workshop will cover the end-to-end workflow for spatial audio design and asset preparation of 360 and 180 immersive videos using Facebook 360 Spatial Workstation tools. This workshop is the result of a unique partnership between Facebook and the AES to provide hands-on training in 360 audio and video development during AES New York 2018.

Posted on October 10, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM EDT

The AES to Present Neumann with 90th Anniversary "Service to Industry" Award During the AES 145th Pro Audio Convention in New York, October 17, 2018

At the Audio Engineering Society's 145th International Convention, Neumann will be presented with a "Service to Industry" award, to mark the company's 90th anniversary (being celebrated throughout the Convention); its long, standard-setting legacy of engineering prowess in the development of microphones for studio and live performance; and its advancement of microphone technology.

Posted on October 10, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM EDT

Build Your Live and Installed Sound Knowledge with AES New York 2018's Sound Reinforcement Track

Wide-ranging presentations at the 145th Audio Engineering Society International Convention will cover the changing RF landscape, live sound for TV and Broadway, wireless intercom system design and more

Sound reinforcement is one of the highest-profile segments of the audio industry, and the 145th Audio Engineering Society International Convention's Sound Reinforcement Track will offer cutting-edge insights into live and installed sound including sound system optimization, corporate sound, live sound production for TV, the impact of the continuing reallocation of the RF spectrum, best practices in designing wireless intercom systems and more. AES New York 2018 is being held October 17 — 20 at the Jacob Javits Center.

Posted on September 12, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM EDT

Live Sound Legend John Meyer to Present Heyser Lecture at AES New York 2018

Sound reinforcement pioneer and innovator John Meyer will deliver the AES New York 2018 Convention's Heyser Memorial Lecture on Friday, October 19, at 6:30pm. Speaking on the topic "Taking the Room Out of the Loudspeaker: New Tools for Transparent Reproduction," Meyer will share his expertise on loudspeaker design and applications from his 50-plus years as one of the most lauded names in the industry. The 145th AES International Convention is being held October 17 — 20 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. Advance Registration pricing is available through September 20 at

Posted on September 7, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM EDT

Audio Builders Workshop Events at AES New York 2018 Convention to Offer Hands-On Experiences for DIY Audio Professionals and Enthusiasts

New series of events will offer insight and instruction on planning, design and construction of audio hardware and DSP

In the infancy of the professional audio industry, gear was commonly constructed by the engineers who operated the hardware. This year's 145th Audio Engineering Society International Convention, taking place in New York, October 17 — 20 at the Jacob Javits Center, will host a series of events following the tradition of do-it-yourself innovation and promoting the understanding of audio technology, in partnership with the Audio Builders Workshop — a workgroup of the AES Boston Section. These presentations and hands-on demonstrations will offer attendees the chance to learn more about audio device design and construction, as well as the opportunity to build their own circuit to take home, while exploring a showcase of projects from other DIY audio enthusiasts and professionals.

Posted on August 16, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM EDT

Iconic Electronic Music Pioneer and Technologist Thomas Dolby to Keynote AES New York Convention

With the title "The Conscious Sound Byte," Thomas Dolby's AES Keynote address will focus on next-generation sound technologies, in particular adaptive/non-linear music and audio for games, VR/AR, "hearables" and other new media platforms. "A big difference between 'real' and 'electronic' sounds is that electronic sounds have zero awareness of each other," shares Prof. Dolby. "Sound bytes blindly follow orders, and fire off (usually) as instructed by a human. Yet musicians playing 'real' instruments listen, resonate, and respond to the music, the room, and to each other, in a matter of microseconds."

Posted on August 15, 2018 at 8:00:00 AM EDT

AES New York 2018 Exhibition Floor Events Offer Practical Training

Alongside its flagship technical program, the 145th International AES Convention offers all attendees three days of gear exhibition and pro audio presentations covering live sound, recording, broadcast and beyond

Audio Engineering Society conventions connect audio engineers, producers, artists, and enthusiasts with the latest research and information, while also providing the premier showcase for the latest audio gear and technologies from the industry's most relevant brands. The AES New York 2018 Convention, taking place October 17 — 20 at the Jacob Javits Center, will offer not only the AES flagship Technical Program, but also the year's largest dedicated professional audio showcase and exhibition, taking place the first three days of the show (October 17 -- 19), featuring the largest-ever offering of free-to-attend workshops and tutorials on the exhibition floor and throughout the convention's demo room areas. These events are free to all attendees, and complimentary Exhibits-Plus badges are available to AES Members or with a VIP promo code.

Posted on August 1, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM EDT

The Audio Engineering Society Announces Organizing Committee for 2018 AES New York Convention

The organizing committee of the 145th AES International Convention in New York City has been announced, as plans get underway for the largest Audio Engineering Society event of the year. Taking place at the Jacob Javits Center, October 17-20, this year's AES New York Convention will build upon the record-setting attendance and unparalleled Technical Program content that characterized AES New York 2017 — one of the most memorable conventions in AES history. Once again being co-located with the NAB New York Show, which more than doubled the content creation professionals attending both events' exhibitions, the Convention will be led by Co-Chairs Paul Gallo, Valerie Tyler and Jonathan Wyner. This year's Convention will also celebrate 70 years of the Audio Engineering Society's contributions to the art and science of audio engineering and the growth of the Society throughout some of the most innovative years in audio technology development, including the burgeoning fields of audio for gaming, audio for virtual and augmented reality and spatial audio. Registration is currently open, with deep discounts for AES Members and Student Members, at

Posted on June 4, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM EDT

AES Milan Convention Opening Ceremonies Resound With "The Power of Sound"

Day one of the AES Milan Convention opens with awards and keynote, as the AES celebrates its 70th year

The AES Milan 144th International Convention set the stage for four days of all things audio with the Opening Ceremonies on Wednesday, 23 May. Exemplifying this year's theme of "The Power of Sound," the AES Milan Convention, taking place 23—26 May in Milan, Italy, brings together audio industry professionals, students, educators and top brands and audio service providers from around the world for the purpose of advancing the art and science of audio engineering.

Posted on May 24, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM EDT

AES Milan Convention Announces Best Paper Awards, to Be Presented During Opening Ceremonies

Best Student Paper Award and Best Peer-Reviewed Paper Award highlight top research and advancements in the field of audio engineering

The AES Milan Convention has announced the winners of the "Best Student Paper Award" and "Best Peer-Reviewed Paper Award," to be presented during the Opening Ceremonies on 23 May at 13:00. These distinctions, which honor outstanding achievement in academic papers being presented at the convention, will be presented by AES Milan Papers co-chairs Ville Pulkki and Sascha Spors, and Dr. Rob Maher, AES Student Technical Paper Award Coordinator.

Posted on May 9, 2018 at 1:00:00 PM EDT

Italian Professional Audio Manufacturers Embrace AES Milan Convention

Renowned Italian brands and distributors to exhibit, sponsor and present during the 144th AES Convention

As the professional audio community prepares to gather at AES Milan — Europe's premier professional audio technology and networking event, taking place 23-26 May at the NH Hotel Milano Congress Centre in Milan, Italy — Italian manufacturers and distributors are also preparing to exhibit and share audio technology insights at the event. "Numerous respected professional audio brands throughout Italy are built upon a historical and globally-known heritage of invention, construction, manufacturing and global export, inspiring the 'Power of Sound' theme for the 144th AES International Convention," notes AES President David Scheirman. The most prominent city in Northern Italy, Milan is a technology and manufacturing stronghold in the heart of a nation characterized by old-world charm and world-renowned as an incubator of innovation, with a thinker-craftsman-inventor culture built upon the historical legacy of icons like Leonardo da Vinci and the father of radio, Guglielmo Marconi.

Posted on May 9, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM EDT

The Power of Sound Reinforcement Takes the Stage at the AES Milan Convention

Loudspeakers, networking and unique listening experiences are among the Sound Reinforcement presentations taking place at AES Milan

Whether presenting a live performance, playback of recorded audio, or other audible signal to an immediate audience, sound reinforcement plays a key role in the efficiency and perception in which the sound is received. The upcoming AES Milan Convention, taking place 23-26 May at the NH Hotel Milano Congress Centre in Milan, Italy, will offer an inside look and the opportunity to listen to some of the most talked-about topics in the industry while presenting the latest in research and innovations in sound reinforcement technology. With less than a month until the convention, now is the time to register and receive the advance registration rate through 1 May.

Posted on May 3, 2018 at 10:00:00 AM EDT

AES Membership Month Extends AES Milan Registration, Opens NY 2018 Housing, Updates Refer-a-Friend

Best pricing availability on All Access and Exhibits-Plus badges, including substantial member discounts, extended for the largest European AES event of the year

The month of May is Membership Month for the Audio Engineering Society, with early opening of housing availability for AES New York 2018; AES Milan 2018 Advance Registration with its deep discounts for members extended; and a revamp of the Society's Refer-a-Friend program.

Posted on May 2, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM EDT

AES Milan Convention Recording and Production Events Program Announced

Dedicated presentations and events represent the latest in recording technology and research

The AES has always been at the center of the audio recording community, bringing the top engineers together to share techniques and promote new ideas. Next month's AES Milan Convention will offer the year's most comprehensive program of Recording and Production workshops, tutorials and demonstrations, along with chances to get your ears on the latest gear from top industry brands. Taking place 23-26 May at the NH Hotel Milano Congress Centre in Milan, Italy, AES Milan will present an immersive look at many topics of note in the recording and production industry.

Posted on April 20, 2018 at 10:00:00 AM EDT

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