The agenda was approved as written with one addendum concerning the establishment of a TC on Forensic Audio.
The report of the Berlin meeting of SC-03-12 was approved as written. Technical Committee on Forensic Audio
AES43-R: Review of AES43-2000: AES standard for forensic audio - Criteria for the authentication of analog audio tape recordings
It was agreed that the contents of this standard is still essential. However, it needs to be revised. There was a discussion whether the continued version should remain as a standard or should become recommended practice. Robert Skye of Skyelabs was appointed to be the editor of the revision. The group is requested to comment on the content of AES43 on the working group e-mail reflector.
AES-X135: Forensic audio - Recordist Audio Evidence Collection (FARAEC)
This project is assigned to: SC-03-12-D. No action was taken.
In connection with this topic a longer debate took place underlining the needs for standards in the daily work of engineers working in the field of forensic audio.
The proposed TC was expected to be presented during the upcoming meeting of the Technical Council in San Francisco. The meeting took note of this.
Next meeting The next meeting will take place in conjunction with the AES 118th Convention in Barcelona, Spain, 2005-05.