The AES has announced that David Scheirman has taken office as the new President of the Audio Engineering Society. In continuing its role of promoting audio science and education, the AES welcomes Scheirman and his forty-plus years of experience and expertise in professional audio — and as a long-time active member of the AES, where he's served three terms on the Board of Governors, along with numerous roles and chair positions at AES conventions and within the AES committee system.
Posted on November 15, 2017 at 1:00:00 PM EST
A steady stream of new products, events and announcements from the recent AES New York Convention is still resounding through the industry as convention exhibitors and sponsors report another highly successful AES convention experience. Held October 18—21 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City, the AES New York 2017 Convention hosted the year's largest annual contingent of pro audio professionals, students and enthusiasts over four days of audio education, networking and the largest dedicated pro audio gear and services exhibition of the year.
Posted on November 15, 2017 at 1:00:00 PM EST
The Audio Engineering Society is proud to announce that its Convention student design competition has been named the "Saul Walker AES Student Design Competition" in recognition of Mr. Walker's tremendous impact on the audio industry, as an inventor and as an educator. The naming was formally announced during the AES New York 2017 Opening Ceremony, on Wednesday, October 18, with members of the late Mr. Walker's family in attendance.
Posted on October 19, 2017 at 8:00:00 AM EDT
The Audio Engineering Society's Audio Guidelines for Over-the-Top Television and Video Streaming (AGOTTVS) technical group has released an update to its preliminary recommendations published in October 2016. The guidelines are focused on managing the loudness and loudness range of program and interstitial content distributed over-the-top (OTT) and by online video distributors (OVD) to maintain and improve the sonic integrity and listening experience across multiple devices.
Posted on October 19, 2017 at 7:00:00 AM EDT
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 11:00:00 AM EDT
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 1:00:00 PM EDT
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"show.com to receive Advance Registration pricing through October 16.
Posted on October 12, 2017 at 10:00:00 AM EDT
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 1:00:00 PM EDT
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 1:00:00 PM EDT
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 12:00:00 PM EDT
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