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 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

This committee is associated with the following sessions at AES Los Angeles 2014:
History of Digital Audio Networking
Using AES67 Networking—Practical Issues in AES67 Deployment
How Standardization has Benefited Our Industry and How a Command and Control Standard Can Generate Growth and Innovation
Interoperability Compliance Testing for Audio Network Appliances
  • 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

  • Collected papers on audio networking

Recent/Planned Activities

  • Audio networking track for AES 137
  • Conference on audio networking, Munich 2016


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: 60 East 42nd Street, Room 2520, New York, New York 10165-2520, USA.

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:

2011-11-29     Emerging Technology Trends
Description: Emerging Technology Trends Report updated November 2011


Other:

2011-1-7     Network comparison update
Description: Update for whitepaper network comparison chart. Adds Q-LAN and AVB

2010-10-13     Broadband Multimedia 2011
Description: Call for papers

1999-1-27     Brief: AES visits White House
Description: The AES was invited to the White House to speak about Music and Audio using Advanced Networks


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  Chris Fehring 
 Brenda Ferry  Dave Burnor  Kevin Heber 
 Kendall Castor-Perry  Kevin Gross  Chris Chambers 
 William L Martens  Peter Alyea  Frederick Ampel 
 Olaf Titel  Florian Lenzner  Juergen Peissig 
 Mark Gilbert  Stephen Turner  Stephen Jones 
 Garth Wiebe  Varuni Witana  Stefan Shibata 
 Michael Daley  Andrew Elder  Eugene Goff 
 Michelle Daniels  Tom Blank  Carl Conrad 
 Lars Jonsson  Aidan Williams  Jonas Braasch 
 Harold Okai-Tettey  Sergio Liberman  Umberto Zanghieri 
 Marc Benard  Herve LeDevelat  Mathias Coinchon 
 Nyasha Chigwamba  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  Osedum Igumbor  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 
 Jeffrey Alan Berryman  Michael Fleming 

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