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From March Madness to Martians to Mobile, AES New York 2018's Broadcast and Online Delivery Track will Span the Spectrum

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

AES Educational Foundation Announces Scholarships for 2018

The Educational Foundation of the Audio Engineering Society (AES) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 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 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 9, 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 9, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM EDT

Audio Engineering Society Latin American Conference Registration Open for Uruguay Event, September 24 — 26

The AES Latin American Conference 2018 is set to take place September 24 — 26 at the Centro de conferencias de la intendencia de Montevideo in Uruguay. Register now for best pricing on the region's largest Audio Engineering Society conference of the year. This annual event draws attendees from around the world to listen, learn and connect with industry peers and professionals, as well as the latest tools and technologies in audio production.

Posted on September 13, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM EDT

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

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

AES Announces Results of 2018 Board of Governors Election

The Audio Engineering Society has announced the results of its 2018 Board of Governors elections. The Society's membership has elected Agnieszka Roginska as President-Elect and re-elected Valerie Tyler as Secretary. Additionally, Per Sjösten has been re-elected as Vice President Northern Region, Europe; Gary Gottlieb will join the Board of Governors as Vice President Eastern Region, US & Canada; and Alex Kosiorek will join the Board as Vice President Western Region, US & Canada. Newly elected Governors are Leslie Gaston-Bird (who is completing her term as Vice President, Western Region, USA/Canada), Jessica Livingston and Piper Payne. Per a bylaws amendment passed in the 2018 elections, the terms of office of Board of Governors members will begin on January 1, 2019. Save for the President-Elect, each of the newly elected officers will join the Board of Governors for a two-year term.

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

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

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