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.

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

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