AES Technical Committee

Network Audio Systems

Chair:    Kevin Gross      Send Email
Vice Chair:    Richard Foss      Send Email
Vice Chair:    Thomas Sporer      Send Email

To inform the AES and other organizations on issues pertinent to our committee's focus area, with an emphasis on local-area and wide-area networks. The emphasis accompanies a major increase in network scale, bandwidth and quality of service, making it possible to consider brand new classes of audiovisual applications, as well as unconventional and high-performance implementations of existing ones.


Resources & Events

The TC on Network Audio Systems helps to maintain a Topic Website on Network Audio Systems.


Areas of Concentration

  • Audio systems connected via large-scale high-speed networks
  • Networked and distributed performance
  • Audio Video Bridging
  • Audio networking interoperability including AES67
  • AES67 interoperability testing
  • Real-time networking

Current Areas Of Work

  • Track and recommend standards development for audio networking
  • Assemble and organize workshops and other AES convention activities related to audio networking

Recent/Planned Activities


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.

2017-11-8     TC-NAS minutes: AES143rd
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 143rd convention in New York

2017-6-2     TC-NAS minutes: AES142nd
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 142nd convention in Berlin

2016-10-12     TC-NAS minutes: AES141st
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 141st convention in Los Angeles

2016-9-29     TC-NAS minutes: AES140th
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 140th convention in Paris

2015-12-2     TC-NAS minutes: AES139th
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 139th convention in New York

2014-10-16     TC-NAS minutes: AES137th
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 137th convention in LA

2014-5-13     TC-NAS minutes: 136th
Description: Minutes from the TC-NAS meeting 26 April 2014 at the 136th AES convention in Berlin

2013-10-26     TC-NAS minutes: AES135th
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 135th in NYC

2012-11-27     TC-NAS minutes: AES133rd
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 133rd Convention in San Francisco

2012-5-2     TC-NAS minutes: AES 132nd
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 132nd Convention in Budapest

2011-11-29     TC-NAS minutes: AES 131st
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 131st Convention in New York

2010-12-29     TC-NAS minutes: AES 129th
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 129th Convention in S. Francisco

2010-11-2     TC-NAS minutes: AES 128th
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 128th Convention in London

2009-10-15     TC-NAS minutes: AES 127th
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 127th Convention in New York

2008-12-6     Network Audio TC Minutes: AES 125th
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 125th in San Francisco


Technical Report:

2014-11-10     Emerging trends 2014
Description: Report on emerging media networking technologies


Committee Members

 Atau Tanaka  Bernhard Grill  Bob Moses 
 Brent Harshbarger  Chris Gaunt  Christoph Musialik 
 David Wessel  David Zicarelli  Elizabeth Cohen 
 Gerald Schuller  Jeremy Cooperstock  John Strawn 
 Juergen Herre  Jun Murai  Karlheinz Brandenburg 
 Marina Bosi  Miguel de Miguel  Morten Lave 
 Peter Otto  Philip Nye  Ram Shenkar 
 Richard Foss  Robert Ellis-Geiger  Robert Rowe 
 Stephen Pope  Steven Harris  Thomas Sporer 
 Wieslaw Woszczyk  John Grant  Brenda Ferry 
 Dave Burnor  Kevin Heber  Kendall Castor-Perry 
 Kevin Gross  Chris Chambers  William L Martens 
 Peter Alyea  Olaf Titel  Florian Lenzner 
 Juergen Peissig  Mark Gilbert  Stephen Turner 
 Stephen Jones  Garth Wiebe  Stefan Shibata 
 Michael Daley  Andrew Elder  Eugene Goff 
 Michelle Daniels  Tom Blank  Carl Conrad 
 Lars Jonsson  Aidan Williams  Jonas Braasch 
 Harold Okai-Tettey  Umberto Zanghieri  Herve LeDevelat 
 Mathias Coinchon  Chris Chafe  Andrew Hollis 
 Joffrey Heyraud  Michael Page  Mark Stebbeds 
 Andreas Floros  Robert Gurdan  Conrad Cooke 
 Dale Rochon  Peter Stevens  Alexander Carot 
 Alain Renaud  Johan Berg  Ulrich Kraemer 
 Frederic Taury  David Hoatson  Jeremie Weber 
 Vene Garcia  Yves Ansade  Norbert Nachbauer 
 Marc Brunke  Christiane Bangert  Christoph Pfeiffer 
 Alastair Walker  Robert Economaki  Anton Prins 
 Bradford Benn  Warren Osse  Larry Bryan 
 Rick Kreifeldt  Tim Shuttleworrth  Zeb Wall 
 Aki Makivirta  Philip Foulkes  James Dibley 
 Junichi Yoshio  Andrew Eales  Istvan B. Kadar 
 Andreas Hildebrand  Stefan Heinzmann  Maxim Graubner 
 Patrick Warrington  David Wooff  Gregory Shay 
 Gints Linis  Ron Neely  Dave Taht 
 Max Neuendorf  Axel Holzinger  Sonja Langhans 
 Claire Merienne  Andreas Metz  Alix Holsten 
 Nicolas Sturmel  Michael Palumbo  Maciej Szlapka 
 Mark Ureda  David Jones  Robert Lee 
 Jeffrey Alan Berryman  Michael Fleming  Bill Scott 
 Michael Pocino  Marty Sacks  Colin Pfund 
 David Lazecko  Bernard Frings  Gene Gerhiser 
 Thaden Cohrs  Jim Meyer  Hyder Khalil 
 Benjamin Cochran  Charles Chan  Miguel Adelise 
 andrew eales  Christos Chousidis  Matthew Xavier Mora 
 Rodrigo Sanchez-Pizani 

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

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