AES Technical Committee

Network Audio Systems

Chair:    Kevin Gross      Send Email
Vice Chair:    Richard Foss      Send Email
Vice Chair:    Warren Osse      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.

2018-11-13     TC-NAS minutes: AES144th
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 144th convention in New York

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  Dave Burnor 
 Wieslaw Woszczyk  John Strawn  Robert Rowe 
 Karlheinz Brandenburg  Steven Harris  Marina Bosi 
 Steve Hutt  Kevin Heber  Juergen Herre 
 Thomas Sporer  Morten Lave  Peter Otto 
 Robert Ellis-Geiger  Ram Shenkar  John Grant 
 Stephen Pope  Richard Foss  Philip Nye 
 Miguel de Miguel  Jun Murai  Brenda Ferry 
 Gene Goff  Kendall Castor-Perry  Conrad Cooke 
 Stefan Shibata  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  Vene Garcia  Robert Gurdan 
 Dale Rochon  Aidan Williams  Frederic Taury 
 Jeremie Weber  Harold Okai-Tettey  Mark Gilbert 
 Johan Berg  Stephen Jones  Andrew Hollis 
 Carl Conrad  Peter Stevens  Alexander Carot 
 Herve LeDevelat  Joffrey Heyraud  Yves Ansade 
 Mark Stebbeds  David Hoatson  Istvan B. Kadar 
 Richard Cabot  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  David Lazecko 
 Rodrigo Sanchez-Pizani  Jim Meyer  Gene Gerhiser 
 Warren Osse  Christiane Bangert  Christoph Pfeiffer 
 Maxim Graubner  Max Neuendorf  Philip Foulkes 
 Robert Economaki  Larry Bryan  Bradford Benn 
 Andrew Eales  Frederik Nagel  Colin Pfund 
 Christos Chousidis  James Dibley  Marc Brunke 
 Gints Linis  Nicolas Sturmel  Daniel Zimmermann 
 Sonja Langhans  Benjamin Cochran  Michael Palumbo 
 Bernard Frings  Hyder Khalil  Miguel Adelise 
 Andreas Hildebrand  Axel Holzinger  Maciej Szlapka 
 Andreas Metz  Alix Holsten  Thaden Cohrs 
 Ron Neely  Zeb Wall  Michael Pocino 
 Bill Scott  Rick Kreifeldt  Dave Taht 
 Patrick Warrington  Charles Chan  andrew eales 
 David Wooff  Anton Prins  Norbert Nachbauer 
 Marty Sacks  Ievgen Kostiukevych 

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