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AES138 | Many thanks to MathWorks.

Another sponsor building industry standard tools, MathWorks generously provided three Matlab licenses to winners of our Student Design Competition and hence enabled future hardware and software designers to be at the cutting edge of audio technology development.

MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software. Engineers and scientists worldwide rely on its products to accelerate the pace of discovery, innovation, and development. MATLAB and Simulink enable the design and development of a wide range of advanced products.

More than 5000 colleges and universities around the world use MATLAB and Simulink for teaching and research in a broad range of technical disciplines.

 


Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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AES138 | Many thanks to Focal Press.

Not only is Focal Press' continued contribution a symbol for the educational character of our student events, they once again provided a large number of books to winners of our Student Competitions at AES138. We couldn't be more grateful to have one of the most relevant publishers of industry standard texts sponsoring our activities.

 

Focal Press has been a leading publisher of Media Technology books for 75 years. We provide essential resources for professionals and students in many areas including audio engineering, music recording and production, film and video production, and broadcast and media distribution. We are committed to publishing high quality books filled with practical hands-on information by experts in the field.


Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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AES138 | Many thanks to Cycling '74.

Cycling '74 really derseve some credit for their continued support. Once again they provided multiple licenses of their visual programming environment Max 7 to happy winners of the Student Design Competition at the 138th AES Convention.

  

Cycling '74 is a San Francisco-based software development company and music label, specializing in Interactive Media. The company is best known for their work with the digital signal processing software environment Max.

For more information about Max, please visit cycling74.com.


Posted: Monday, May 25, 2015

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AES138 | Many thanks to Crane Song.

Crane Song continued their support of our student activities at AES138 and provided us with multiple plugin prizes that were given to winners of our Student Recording Competition. We are very grateful for their support and are looking forward to future Conventions with them.

  

Crane Song is the the company of designer and engineer Dave Hill who crafts hardware and software with an exceptional attention to detail. Dave Hill's intimate knowledge of analog electronics, as well as decades of experience as a recording engineer have spawned a large range of very useful and musical products that deliver top-of-the-line quality throughout.


Posted: Sunday, May 24, 2015

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AES138 | Many thanks to Bettermaker.

The Student Delegate Assembly is very gateful to Bettermaker, who generously provided an EQ502 Remote to one winner of our Student Recording Competition at AES138. Many thanks for this generous contribution.

  

  

Bettermaker aims to create flexible devices with distinct sonic characteristics and a clean sound. 

Besides their purely analogue signal paths, the company's products have full digital recall. Bettermaker's engineers pick the best classic designs and modify them to improve the workflow in everyday use of audio professionals. As audio engineers are required to work faster and faster every day, they need to have high quality equipment that allows them to satisfy their clients' ever growing demands. 

Bettermaker combines the advantages of the digital and the analog world to provide just that.

For more information visit www.bettermaker.eu.


Posted: Saturday, May 23, 2015

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AES138 | Many thanks to Audiofile Engineering.

Audiofile Engineering gave a generous bundle of their apps to each winner of the Student Recording and Student Design Competition. We're very grateful for their support, which helped us make our Student Competitions at the 138th AES Convention possible.

   

www.audiofile-engineering.com

"Hello, we are Audiofile. We build apps for musicians and engineers, because that’s who we are: musicians and engineers. Founded in 2004, we are among the most experienced audio software developers for OS X and iOS with a long history of industry-firsts to our name. We strive to create beautiful and powerful apps that everyone can afford.


Posted: Friday, May 22, 2015

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AES138 | Thanks to our honourable Judges

AES138 in Warsaw has been a highly successful one for the Student Delegate Assembly.We had an incredible attandance of motivated students who made the days we spent in Warsaw truly special. It was a pleasure putting on events for such a keen crowd, and it's time to thank a few people who helped us make an integral part of any AES Convention's student programme possible: The judges of our Student Recording and Student Design Competitions.

These top-tier professionals invested lots of time and energy and devoted their abilities to our cause of educating the next generation of engineers and designers. 

We want to thank them for their great efforts of judging the ~60 submissions and providing valuable feedback to all of them. 

Many thanks to:

 
Malgorzata Albinska-Frank

Florian Camerer

Alex Case

Ian Corbett

Scott Dorsey

Elizabeth Fauske

Kris Górski
 
Dave Hill
 
David Miles Huber 
 
David Josephson

Ian Kagey

Richard King

Morten Lindberg

Andrzej Lipinski

Mandy Parnell

Ronald Prent

Darcy Proper

Jonas Rutström

Liz Teusch

Marek Walaszek

Umberto Zanghieri  


Posted: Thursday, May 14, 2015

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AES138 | The Winners

See who received our prestigious awards at the 137th AES Convention in Los Angeles. 

 

Student Recording Competition

Category 1 - Traditional Acoustic Recording

  • William Dahl & Synne Stenersen - Westerdals Oslo School of Arts - Silver
  • Julien Podolak - Conservatoire de Paris - Bronze
  • Pawel Leskiewicz - McGill University, Montréal - Honorable Mention

 

Category 2 - Traditional Studio Recording

  • Sondre Forselv - Westerdals Oslo School of Arts - Gold
  • Johannes von Barsewisch - Institut für Musik und Medien, Düsseldorf - Silver
  • Tristan Kühn & Andreas Lammel - Universität der Künste Berlin - Bronze

 

Category 3 - Modern Studio Recording & Electronic Music

  • Fei Yu - McGill University, Montréal - Gold 
  • Dimitri Soudoplatoff - Conservatoire de Paris - Silver
  • Carl Riehm & Lisa Harnest - Universität der Künste Berlin - Bronze
  • William Shaw - The University of York, UK - Bronze

 

Category 4 - Sound for Visual Media

  • Anna Przegendza - The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music, Warsaw - Gold
  • Mikhail Bogach - Savannah College of Art and Design - Silver
  • Nikola Nikita Jeremic -  Advanced School of Electrical Engineering, Belgrade - Bronze

 

Student Design Competition

  • Tomasz Nowak - Wroclaw University of Technology - Gold
  • Hidetaka Imamura - Rochester Institute of Technology, New York - Silver
  • Mateusz Widomski - AGH University of Science and Technology, Kraków - Silver
  • Piotr Hoffmann - Gdansk University of Technology - Honorable Mention

 

The Student Delegate Assembly congratulates the winners and thanks all students who have taken part.

Whether you made it to the finals or not, you can truly be proud of yourselves for making it this far in an international competition. All of you are the future of audio and we hope to hear from you, and see you at future conventions and other events.


Posted: Wednesday, May 13, 2015

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AES138 | Meet the sponsors: Mathworks

 

MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software. Engineers and scientists worldwide rely on its products to accelerate the pace of discovery, innovation, and development. MATLAB and Simulink enable the design and development of a wide range of advanced products.

More than 5000 colleges and universities around the world use MATLAB and Simulink for teaching and research in a broad range of technical disciplines.

Mathworks generously provided three Matlab licenses to winners of our Student Design Competition.


Posted: Tuesday, May 12, 2015

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AES138 | Meet the sponsors: Crane Song

 

Crane Song is the the company of designer and engineer Dave Hill who crafts hardware and software with an exceptional attention to detail. Dave Hill's intimate knowledge of analog electronics, as well as decades of experience as a recording engineer have spawned a large range of very useful and musical products that deliver top-of-the-line quality throughout.

Crane Song kindly provided multiple of their plugins as prizes for our Student Recording and Student Design Competitions.


Posted: Tuesday, May 12, 2015

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