AES Technical Committee

Automotive Audio

Chair:    Roger Shively      Send Email
Chair:    Greg Sikora      Send Email
Vice Chair:    Raf Kassier      Send Email
Vice Chair:    Pat Dennis      Send Email

The Mission of this committee is to:

- Encourage the development of technical papers workshops, tutorials, master classes and poster sessions in the field of automotive audio

- Promote awareness of new trends and developments that may impact Automotive audio

- Encourage technical communications within the vehicular audio community

- Propose the development of new automotive audio standards

- Create an awareness within the larger audio community of the engineering challenges and excellence of premium vehicular audio

- Discuss unique applications of audio transducers into the automotive environment


Areas of Concentration

- Automotive Transducers

- Vehicular System Design

- Objective System Evaluation

- Subjective System Evaluation

- New Audio Sources and Music Delivery Systems

- Automotive Mulitchannel Sound and 3D

- Noise production and cancellation

- Amplifiers

- Loudness

- Advanced DSP

- Industrial Design

- Loudspeaker Integration/Packaging

- Vehicle Sound Design

- Sound Field Control

Current Areas Of Work

- Max SPL

- Automotive loudspeaker measurements

- Common best practice

Recent/Planned Activities

Planned Activity:

AES 148th Vienna May 25-28, 2020

http://www.aes.org/events/148/

Automotive Workshop: It's all about the Bass

Recent Activity:

AES 2019 International Conference on Automotive Audio in Neuburg an der Donau, near Munich, Germany, Sept 11- 13, 2019.

Automotive Audio Trends

1. Increasing signal processing requirements for diverse audio features is driving increased computational demand

2. Higher on-board bandwidth requirements require new data transfer technologies (Ethernet, AVB)

3. Changes in amplifier/DSP hardware architecture due to increased software demand (e.g. multi-CPU)

4. Microphone arrays

5. Immersive/3D audio

6. Motorcycle/off-road premium/branded audio

7. Class-D amplifiers and head-units

8. High-efficiency systems

9. Power/performance classification for engineering and marketing (see also AES2 2012 release)

10. Sound zones

11. ANC/Sound design



Meeting Report:

These documents do not necessarily express the official position of the AES on the issues discussed at these meetings, and only represent the views of committee members participating in the discussion. Any unauthorized use of these publications is prohibited. Authorization must be obtained from the Executive Director of the AES: Email, Tel: +1 212 661 8528, Address: 551 Fifth Ave., Suite 1225, New York, New York 10176, USA.

2020-2-18     TC-AA Web Meeting 2/18/20 Minutes
Description: Meeting minutes from web meeting held on 2/18/20

2019-12-20     TC-AA Web Meeting 12/17/19 Minutes
Description: Meeting Minutes from web meeting held on 12/17/19

2019-10-25     TC-AA NY 147th Meeting 10/18/19 Minutes
Description: Meeting minutes from NY 147th Convention meeting held on 10/18/19

2019-8-15     TC-AA Web Meeting 8/14/19 Minutes
Description: Meeting minutes from web meeting held on 8/14/19

2019-5-8     TC-AA Web Meeting 5/8/19 minutes
Description: Meeting minutes from web meeting held on 5/8/19

2019-3-21     TC-AA Meeting/Web Meeting Dublin, Ireland 3/21/19
Description: Meeting minutes from meeting/Web meeting held on 3/21/19 at AES Convention in Dublin, Ireland

2019-2-13     TC-AA Web Meeting 2/13/19 Minutes
Description: Meeting minutes from web meeting held on 2/13/19

2019-1-3     TC-AA Web Meeting 12/12/18 Minutes
Description: Meeting minutes from web meeting held on 12/12/18


Technical Report:

2019-4-11     AES 146th Dublin - Impact and Audibility of Distortion in Auto Audio - J. Schlechter
Description: Presentation during Workshop - Impact and Audibility of Distortion in Automotive Audio System by Joachim Schlechter

2019-4-11     AES 146th Dublin - Impact and Audibility of Distortion in Auto Audio - R. Kassier
Description: Presentation during Workshop - Impact and Audibility of Distortion in Automotive Audio System by Rafael Kassier

2019-4-11     AES 146th Dublin - Impact and Audibility of Distortion in Auto Audio - S. Temme
Description: Presentation during Workshop - Impact and Audibility of Distortion in Automotive Audio System by Steve Temme

2019-4-11     AES 146th Dublin - Impact and Audibility of Distortion in Auto Audio - R. Shively
Description: Presentation during Workshop - Impact and Audibility of Distortion in Automotive Audio System by Roger Shively


Committee Members

 Laurie Fincham  W.A. Deutsch  Marshall Buck 
 Dan Field  Peter Mapp  Earl Geddes 
 Eric Benjamin  Alan Phillips  Jonathan Lane 
 Matt Ruhlen  Martin Lindsay  John Stewart 
 Soren Bech  Mark Ziemba  Kim Rishoej 
 Sean Olive  David Carlstrom  Steve Temme 
 Karlheinz Brandenburg  Conrad Cooke  Jim Stratman 
 Thomas Gmeiner  Jayant Datta  Roger Shively 
 Ed Maniet  Todd Welti  Steve Hutt 
 Roy Delgado  Ruediger Fleischer  Tom Conlin 
 Scott Orth  Kevin Heber  Jyri Huopaniemi 
 Guy A. Torio  Thomas Sporer  Robert Sloan 
 Angelo Farina  Heiko Henkelmann  Arndt Hensgens 
 Matthew Watson  Jan Pedersen  Sean Thomson 
 Brett Hanes  John Busenitz  Wolfgang Klippel 
 Mike Harris  Kevin Bastyr  Ryan Mihelich 
 Natanya Ford  Emanuele Ugolotti  Dave Baehr 
 Tyrone Hunter  Geoff Hill  Brian Sterling 
 Hans Lahti  Michael Truman  Timo Esser 
 Michael J. Strauss  Robert Franks  Wolfgang Hess 
 Richard S Stroud  William L Martens  Kenneth Deetz 
 Dave Wilson  Robert Hartman  Christof Faller 
 John Yungman  Bradley Eid  Alan Trevena 
 Wontak Kim  Stel Anthony  Alexandre Fenieres 
 Kelvin Griffiths  Jean-Philippe Dupire  Krestian Pedersen 
 Toby Newman  Viv Railton  George Weaver 
 Philipp Krejci  Matthias von Saint-George  Morten Lydolf 
 Jon Zenor  Phil Simpkins  Josh King 
 Jeff Vautin  Andrew Goeppner  Brent Karley 
 Volker Hochwald  Jason Kemmerer  Roger Kessler 
 Soonkwon Paik  Reinhard Gretzki  Tom Ammermann 
 Jay Krusac  Jeff Koch  Jonathan Pierce 
 Mae Nutley  Tyler Walker  Akshay Khanna 
 Peter Perzlmaier  Matt Jones  Armin Hoh 
 Genaro Woelfl  Christopher Matthews  Pat Dennis 
 Marc Levasseur  Daniel Foley  Thomas Heed 
 Sarah Hoelscher  Stefan Varga  Luke Blaszczynski 
 Christophe Macours  Armin Prommersberger  Marcin Kalinowski 
 Pietro Massini  Stefan Holzhäuser  Hans Juergen Regl 
 Alfred Svobodnik  Chen Chienhao  Wilfried Van Baelen 
 Raf Kassier  Paul Beckmann  Florian Rill 
 Piergiovanni Bazzana  Jeff Tackett  Benedetto Altieri 
 Hessam Alavi  Thomas Beer  Arnold Knott 
 Christian Uhle  Renato Yamane  Yu Du 
 Jigar Kapadia  Toni Treichel  Tom Morrow 
 Kai Inha  Tony Zhang  Fré Jorritsma 
 Frédérick Jehle  Lawrence Iviani  Jonatan Ewald 
 Divya Sishtla  Daniel Zimmermann  Timo Fischer 
 Jakub Honkisz  Lucy Diggle  Garrett Laskowski 
 Martin Berg  Michael Adenauer  George Fryer 
 Peter Pörs  Andrew Manns  Balazs Kakonyi 
 Wolfram Jaehn  Stefan Finauer  Shinkyu Kang 
 Hebert Etzel  Seno Adi Wibowo  Sandra Brix 
 Glenn Cass  Jungwoo Han  Steffen Bergweiler 
 Stefan Behr  Simon Woolard  Juliano Medeiros 
 Tom Breithaupt  Stefan Irrgang  Dave Ernst 
 Nazrizal A. Tajuddin  David Navone  Jeff Bailey 
 Siegmund Schreiber  Christopher Herold  Frederico Conte 
 Patrick Putzolu  Deersheet Mehta  Steve Swanson 
 john Feng  Ken Kantor  Gregor Höhne 
 Rishi Daftuar  Joe D'Angelo  Markus Christoph 
 Jonathan Christian  Mark Kalman  Oliver Alic 
 Edgar Kirk  Jurgen Gach  Neil Pedinoff 
 Carsten Schulz  Marco Castro  Nigel Fletcher 
 Andreas Fritsch  Robert Hewitt  Richard Clark 
 Imre Csonka  Stan Smith  Steve Hoshaw 
 Gerhard Pfaffinger  Jung Uk Noh  Thomas Bachmann 
 Samira Mohamady  Bernard Fox  Brian Leu 
 Martin Kreissig  Barry Moskowitz  Greg Sikora 
 Thomas Guignard  Thilo Stompler  James Thompson 
 Bartlomiej Kukulski  Francesco Baccelli  Wesam Ishaq 
 Viktor Dobos  Francesca Nucibella  Stefan Dorr 
 Matteo Nucci  Manuel Perucci  Maja Gagic 
 Vito Di Fonzo  Stefan Meyer  markus koch 
 Norman Gerkinsmeyer  Joachim Schlechter  So Youn MOON 
 Philipp Paul Klose  Michele Pontillo  Dilip Warrier 
 Friedrich von Türckheim  Tyler Kent  Laurent Gagliardini 
 Michael Martin  Matthew Dryden  Michael Fabry 
 Jan Giese  Kristoffer Gottschalk  Alan Norton 
 BYUNGSUN KIM  JUYOUNG JEON  Tomas Choura 
 Michel Hahn  Anthony Legrand  Upendra Chauhan 
 Agnieszka Oltarzewska  Rembert Serrus 

To request membership in this Technical Committee please email the Chair by using the link above.

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