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

This committee is associated with the following sessions at AES New York 2017:
Practical Benefits through AES67 Deployment in the Broadcast Industry: A Synopsis
Who Owns the Audio Network, AV or IT?
First Steps with Digital Audio Networks
ST 2110 & AES67: The Audio Parts of ST 2110
AES67 Interoperability—Network Audio Systems: A Report on the State of the Technology
How to Leverage AES67 to Integrate Multiple Networked Audio Systems
AES67 Practical
AV Networking—A One-Size-Fits-All Prospect?
How to Make an AES70 Device
How to Make an AES70 Controller
  • 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.

2017-6-2     TC-NAS minutes: AES142nd
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 141st convention in Los Angeles

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  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 
 Stephen Turner  Chris Chambers  Juergen Peissig 
 Stephen Pope  Olaf Titel  Florian Lenzner 
 Peter Alyea  Richard Foss  Philip Nye 
 Mark Gilbert  Miguel de Miguel  Brenda Ferry 
 Istvan B. Kadar  Tim Shuttleworrth  Eugene Goff 
 Conrad Cooke  Stefan Shibata  Alastair Walker 
 Lars Jonsson  Aki Makivirta  Umberto Zanghieri 
 Stefan Heinzmann  Michael Daley  Andreas Floros 
 Michael Page  Junichi Yoshio  Andrew Elder 
 Alain Renaud  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  Philip Foulkes 
 Robert Economaki  Frederic Taury  Larry Bryan 
 Bradford Benn  Andrew Eales  Jeremie Weber 
 James Dibley  Marc Brunke  Harold Okai-Tettey 
 Andreas Hildebrand  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  Mark Ureda 
 Jeffrey Alan Berryman  Robert Lee  Michael Fleming 
 Matthew Xavier Mora  Claire Merienne  Gregory Shay 
 David Jones  David Lazecko  Jim Meyer 
 Gene Gerhiser  Maxim Graubner  Max Neuendorf 
 Colin Pfund  Christos Chousidis  Gints Linis 
 Nicolas Sturmel  Sonja Langhans  Benjamin Cochran 
 Michael Palumbo  Bernard Frings  Hyder Khalil 
 Miguel Adelise  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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