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  Jun Murai  Karlheinz Brandenburg 
 Dave Burnor  Wieslaw Woszczyk  Robert Rowe 
 Kendall Castor-Perry  Steven Harris  Marina Bosi 
 Stefan Shibata  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 
 Garth Wiebe  Philip Nye  Mark Gilbert 
 Miguel de Miguel  Stephen Jones  Brenda Ferry 
 Istvan B. Kadar  Tim Shuttleworrth  Eugene Goff 
 Conrad Cooke  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  Gregory Shay 
 Jonas Braasch  Chris Chafe  Michelle Daniels 
 Vene Garcia  Robert Gurdan  Warren Osse 
 Dale Rochon  Aidan Williams  Christiane Bangert 
 Christoph Pfeiffer  Maxim Graubner  Philip Foulkes 
 Robert Economaki  Frederic Taury  Larry Bryan 
 Bradford Benn  Andrew Eales  Jeremie Weber 
 James Dibley  Marc Brunke  Gints Linis 
 Harold Okai-Tettey  Andreas Hildebrand  Johan Berg 
 Ron Neely  Zeb Wall  Andrew Hollis 
 Carl Conrad  Peter Stevens  Rick Kreifeldt 
 Dave Taht  Patrick Warrington  Alexander Carot 
 David Wooff  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 
 David Jones  David Lazecko  Jim Meyer 
 Gene Gerhiser  Max Neuendorf  Colin Pfund 
 Christos Chousidis  Nicolas Sturmel  Sonja Langhans 
 Benjamin Cochran  Michael Palumbo  Bernard Frings 
 Hyder Khalil  Miguel Adelise  Axel Holzinger 
 Maciej Szlapka  Andreas Metz  Alix Holsten 
 Thaden Cohrs  Michael Pocino  Bill Scott 
 Charles Chan  andrew eales  Marty Sacks 

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