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

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