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SC-02-01 meeting, New York, 2019-10

Report of the meeting of the SC-02-01 Working Group on Digital audio measurement techniques, held in New York, US, 2019-10-16.

The meeting was convened by chair J. Datta.

The report of the previous meeting, held in Dublin, Ireland, 2019-03-22, was approved as written.

The agenda was approved as written.

In attendence were J. Datta, R Cabot, C Lacinak*, B Olson, P Schwizer, P Treleaven (* by electronic link)

Projects assigned to this group but not mentioned here had no action requested or required - see www.aes.org/standards/meetings/project-status.cfm for details.

Open Projects:

AES17-R Review of AES17-2015: AES standard method for digital audio equipment - Measurement of digital audio equipment
Status: No action requested or required – expected to be reaffirmed in 2020. If you feel there needs to be any modifications / additions / deletions, please advise as soon as possible.

AES-X217 Audio ADC test method and performance specification for archiving and preservation applications
Status: C Lacinak has incorporated comments to date. Task group to be created to take this document to completion. In addition to R Cabot, C Lacinak, and J Datta (chair), participation from interested parties is welcome. Please contact the Standards Manager as soon as possible if you would like to participate in a task group to work on this document.

Liaisons

No new liaison information.

New Projects

No new projects were discussed.

New Business

Informational: ADCTest is a desktop application (that builds on X-217), developed for the Library of Congress as a simple pass-fail reporting for the tests detailed in the FADGI Low Cost ADC Performance Testing Guidelines as well as more detailed results – available as open source.

The guidelines for Audio Digitization System Performance are available here.

The next meeting will be scheduled in conjunction with the AES 148th Convention, to be held May 2020 in Vienna, Austria.

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