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Past Event: TOUR OF NPR HEADQUARTERS IN DC

August 20, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Location: National Public Radio Headquarters 1111 North Capitol Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002 (at the corner of L Street)

Moderated by: Michael Ducassoux

Speaker(s): NPR

AES D.C. Section August 2018 MEETING NOTICE

DATE:
Monday, August 20, 2018

TIME:
6:00pm Networking and refreshments
(sponsored by NPR and AES)
6:40pm AES Business Meeting
7-9pm Guided tour of the NPR facility

LOCATION:

National Public Radio Headquarters
1111 North Capitol Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002 (at the corner of L Street)

PROGRAM:

Many of you have heard us talking about a tentative event at the new NPR facilities downtown- finally we were able to get everything locked in for the opportunity to tour this wonderful facility.  

REGISTRATION:

Although we can welcome visitors that do not register, because our friends at NPR and AES are providing a light dinner and parking, a fairly accurate count is necessary for planning group sizes, tour intervals, and to prepare enough food.

We would appreciate your RSVP by August 17th
at aes.dc.mail@gmail.com.
Please indicate in the RSVP if you will need parking, as NPR is giving us parking as long as we provide them an accurate list of who will be utilizing the parking facility.

Membership is NOT a requirement for the event.  If you do not RSVP and still want to attend, that is OK, however we will NOT be able to provide parking at NPR for your tour.  


Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018

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Past Event: Dolby Atmos joint SMPTE DC Section/SBE Chapter 37/ AES June 2018

June 21, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Location: Denizen’s Brewing and Ott House Audio - Meet at Denisen’s lower level tap room - 1111 East West Highway Silver Spring, MD 20910 East West Highway https://denizensbrewingco.com/

Moderated by: Mike Ducassoux

Speaker(s): Cheryl Ottenritter, Creative Director at Ott House Audio and Rob Carman of DC Color

 

***  Joint SMPTE DC Section/SBE Chapter 37/ AES June 2018 MEETING NOTICE  ***

DATE:
Thursday, June 21, 2018


TIME:
5:30pm Social, networking and refreshments (sponsored by OTT House Audio and Dolby Laboratories)
6:15pm-6:45pm SMPTE/SBE/AES Business Meeting

6:45-7pm General Presentation

7-9pm Pre-determined sized groups will be guided through the Ott House Audio and DC Color (co-located) studios, a fully employed, comprehensive post facility.


LOCATION:
Denizen’s Brewing and Ott House Audio

Meet at Denisen’s lower level tap room

1111 East West Highway

Silver Spring, MD 20910 East West Highway

https://denizensbrewingco.com/ 


PRESENTERS:
Cheryl Ottenritter, Creative Director at Ott House Audio
Rob Carman DC Color

PROGRAM:
We are continuing in the tradition of an annual triple engineering group meeting again this June. Last year we were fortunate to have a well-attended presentation from Dolby Laboratories on the next generation broadcast audio AC-4 delivery standard. This year Dolby is coming through for us again to present and show in practice the ATMOS content creation product that is becoming the standard of surround and immersive audio workflow. https://www.dolby.com/us/en/brands/dolby-atmos.html

As part of an end to end standard through transport and final consumer delivery on multiple platforms, Atmos is a singular system capable of producing all deliverables from mono through stereo and 5.1, to immersive and personalized audio. Dolby Atmos is by far the most popular system for producing content for Blu-Ray, today’s and next generation digital broadcast, gaming, and virtual reality. in recent years, Atmos has moved beyond the world of cinema and into the frantic arena of live TV. The company has mainly looked at creating more realistic experiences in sporting events like soccer matches, racing, and the Olympics.. https://www.sportsvideo.org/2018/04/24/nhra-takes-the-racing-lead-with-dolby-atmos/

We have the pleasure and fortune to have Cheryl Ottenritter of Ott House Audio and Robbie Carman of DC Color along with Dolby Laboratories co-sponsoring this year’s annual DC area professional association meeting. 

In summary, will get a tech talk as well as a hands-on and practical demonstration of the Atmos product in action. We will see immersive and personalized sound post-production integrated with post color grading, and a demonstration of Dolby Vision HDR and how it is rendered and referenced to each particular display device in actual use.

 

REGISTRATION:

Although we can welcome visitors that do not register, because our friends at Dolby Laboratories are providing a light dinner (and some local beer samples), a fairly accurate count is necessary for planning group sizes, tour intervals, and to prepare enough food. We would appreciate your RSVP by June 19th. There are boxes to check for organization affiliation. Membership is not a requirement for the event

www.eventbrite.com/e/smpte-dcsbe-chapter-37aes-joint-june-2018-meeting-registration-463753...

 

DIRECTIONS & PARKING:
Denizen’s Brewing and Ott House are located next to each other. The rear patio of the Denizen’s downstairs tap house has a stairway leading up to the studio.

The Silver Spring metro is a ten minute walk. Here is a link to a time lapse video of the path from the station to the studio:https://vimeo.com/222861355

This page has a map of the location:https://otthouseaudio.com/connect/

 

Please do not park in front of the building at 1111 East West Highway in one of the (only four) available parking spaces. There is ample and close by parking at the Montgomery County Kennett Street municipal garage, one block south of the meeting location. Parking charge is reasonable (75 cents per hour) and necessary only until 7 pm:

https://www.silverspringdowntown.com/go/kennett-street-garage-garage-9

 

Other Business: Joint SMPTE DC Section/SBE Chapter 37/ AES June 2018

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Posted: Wednesday, May 30, 2018

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Past Event: Classic Recording Techniques for a High-Resolution Future (and why it matters to you)

April 26, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Location: 7014 Westmoreland Ave, Ste 7, Takoma Park, Maryland 20912

Moderated by: Mike Ducassoux

Speaker(s): Doug Fearn, George Hazelrigg, Geoff Hazerigg

We are very excited about out next meeting, at Tonal Park (formerly Airshow) in Takoma Park on April 26 at 6:30 PM.

The Program is entitled
"Classic Recording Techniques for a High-Resolution Future
(and why it matters to you).”

Featured presenters are: Doug Fearn, George Hazelrigg, Geoff Hazerigg

Here is a link to the history of D.W.Fearn. It references the arrangement between Doug, Geoff and George: http://dwfearn.com/wp/history/

Tonal Park's website is: http://tonalpark.com/

Food will be provided for the event, please RSVP to aes.dc.mail@gmail.com so that we can provide enough food for all.  

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Posted: Sunday, April 8, 2018

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