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At the 143rd Convention in New York, the AES Will Debut its Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Chaired by Leslie Gaston-Bird, the AES' first African-American to serve on the AES Board of Governors, the new Diversity and Inclusion Committee will host a Town Hall on Wednesday, October 18 at 9:30 am to introduce the goals of the committee and invite comments from AES members.

Posted on October 17, 2017 at 10:00:00 AM EDT

You're Surrounded! AES New York 2017's "Immersive Audio Super Saturday" Events to Feature Binaural and Large-Scale Multichannel Audio Demos and Workshops

The AES New York has announced a full-day program dedicated to Spatial Audio and its production and applications. "Immersive Audio Super Saturday" will showcase the latest in spatial and 3D audio in a series of presentations and workshops on Saturday, October 21 at the AES New York Convention at the Jacob Javits Center. The Immersive Audio Super Saturday sessions will utilize a large-scale 9.1-channel system from PMC and, for binaural sessions, a Sennheiser wireless headphone system. From Xenakis to Doctor Who, and spanning VR, broadcast and music production, the sessions draw from the Convention's Game Audio & VR, Broadcast & Streaming and Recording & Production tracks.

Posted on October 12, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM EDT

"Fooled by Audio" the Theme of Choueiri Keynote at AES New York 2017

Many advancements in audio may simply be judged on how far it sounds like we have come. How the audience may become "Fooled by Audio" and the audio technologies used to help create these illusions will be the topic at hand for the Audio Engineering Society New York 2017 Convention Keynote Speech, to be given by Prof. Edgar Choueiri of Princeton University. Taking place on the first day of the show — Wednesday, October 18 -- the Keynote Speech will be a part of the Opening Ceremonies, scheduled for 12:30 — 2:00pm. The 143rd Audio Engineering Society International Convention will take place at the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan, October 18 -- 21. Visit aes" to receive Advance Registration pricing through October 16.

Posted on October 12, 2017 at 9:00:00 AM EDT

Exclusive AES New York 2017 One World Trade Center Broadcast Operations Event Slated for Oct 18

There are myriad perspectives from which to view One World Trade Center's rebuilding after the tragedies of 9/11. From the broadcast perspective, 2017 marks a notable milestone — the resumption of television transmission from atop One WTC. The latest transmitter and antenna technology will be deployed at One WTC, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere at a symbolic 1,776 feet in height; it will resume broadcast operations as one of the world's elite broadcast centers.

Posted on October 3, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM EDT

AES@NAMM Pro Sound Symposium program offers unique education opportunities

The inaugural AES@NAMM Pro Sound Symposium: Live & Studio is a unique education and training program from the Audio Engineering Society targeted at working professionals in the live sound, recording and performance-audio communities. The four-day international symposium, which will be held concurrently with the 2018 NAMM Show from January 25-28 in Anaheim, CA, comprises a series of Training Academies and related sessions on line-array technologies, live-sound mixing consoles, wireless systems and studio environments, in addition to tutorials on system measurement and optimization, plus a selection of technical papers in related fields. These must-attend classes will be held within the Anaheim Hilton Hotel's NAMM Education Campus, adjacent to a brand-new pro-audio exhibit space.

Posted on September 26, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM EDT

Give Us Some Space! AES New York 2017's Spatial Audio Track Explores New Horizons in Immersive and 3D Audio

The state of the art in audio is ever-expanding — literally, as evidenced by the stunning advances in 3D audio an immersive sound that attendees of the 143rd International Audio Engineering Society Convention will be able to experience at its wide variety of Spatial Audio Track events. It'll all take place at the upcoming AES New York Convention, October 18 to 21, at the Jacob Javits Center in New York.

Posted on September 26, 2017 at 11:00:00 AM EDT

Best Paper Awards Announced for Upcoming AES New York Convention

The 143rd Audio Engineering Society Convention, taking place October 18 to 21 at the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan, will feature the presentation of the annual AES "Best Peer-Reviewed Paper Award" and "Best Student Paper Award" distinctions, which honor outstanding achievement in academic papers being presented at the convention. The awards will be presented during the Opening Ceremonies on October 18 by AES New York Convention Papers Co-chairs Braxton Boren and Areti Andreopoulou.

Posted on September 26, 2017 at 10:00:00 AM EDT

Safeguarding Our Audio Heritage: AES New York 2017's Archiving and Restoration Track

The 143rd International Audio Engineering Society Convention's Archiving and Restoration Track will feature its most varied events schedule ever, including in-depth looks at archiving the music of Star Wars and the remarkably prolific recordings of the Grateful Dead, media preservation techniques for the 21st century and much more.

Posted on September 19, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM EDT

Exploring New Sonic Worlds: AES New York 2017's Game Audio and VR Track Events

For the 143rd International Audio Engineering Society Convention, the traditional Game Audio Track is expanding into the Game Audio and VR (Virtual Reality) Track to reflect the growing importance of immersive sound and virtual reality audio. This year's series of events, put together by co-chairs Steve Martz and Michael Kelly, incorporates the latest cutting-edge technologies and techniques used in some of today's most popular, and growing, forms of entertainment.

Posted on September 18, 2017 at 8:00:00 AM EDT

Audio Engineering Society Announces Educational Foundation Awards for 2017

The Educational Foundation of the Audio Engineering Society (AES) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 AES Educational Grants for Graduate Studies in Audio Engineering. The announcement was made by Don Puluse, President of the AES Educational Foundation (AESEF), on behalf of the foundation's Board of Directors.

Posted on September 14, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM EDT

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