AES Technical Committee

Spatial Audio

Chair:    Sascha Spors    (Send Email)
Chair:    Nils Peters    (Send Email)
Forum:    Committee Discussion Forum

This committee addresses fundamental production and reproduction issues of multichannel audio systems employing loudspeakers, as well as binaural techniques for creating multidirectional illusions through headphones and loudspeakers.

Areas of Concentration

  1. Loudspeaker Production / Reproduction Issues
  2. Headphone Production / Reproduction Issues
  3. Loudspeaker / Headphone Reproduction Conversion Issues
  4. Head Related Transfer Functions
  5. Headphone Externalization Techniques

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.

2015-1-2     TC-SA at 137th Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of the TC-SA at the 137th Convention in Los Angeles

2014-7-16     TC-SA at 136th Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of the TC-SA at the 136th Convention in Berlin

2013-11-19     TC-SA at 135th Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of the TC-SA at the 135th Convention in New York

2013-11-19     TC-SA at 134th Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of the TC-SA at the 134th Convention in Rome

2012-5-31     TC-SA at 132nd Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of the TC-SA at the 132nd Convention in Budapest

2011-11-7     TC-SA at 131th Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of the TC-SA at the 131th Convention in New York

2011-6-1     TC-SA at 130th Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of TC-SA in AES130

2010-11-10     TC-SA at 129th Convention
Description: Minutes from meeting

2010-6-18     TC-SA at 128th Convention
Description: Minutes of the meeting

2009-5-25     TC-SA at 126th Convention
Description: Meeting notes from TC Spatial Audio meeting held in Munich AES126th Convention.

2009-1-27     TC-SA 124 Convention Minutes
Description: Minutes of reorganization meeting at AES 124th convention, and renaming.

2006-5-23     TC-MBAT meeting at 120th Convention
Description: Notes from the TC-MBAT meeting in Paris, 120th Convention

2005-5-31     TC-MBAT meeting at 118th Convention
Description: Report of the meeting held at the 118th convention in Barcelona, 29th May 2005

2004-11-8     TC-MBAT meeting at 117th Convention
Description: Report of TC-MBAT meeting at 117th Convention, San Francisco, 28-31 Oct 2004

2004-5-21     TC-MBAT meeting at 116th convention
Description: Report of TC-MBAT meeting at AES 116th convention, Berlin, 8-11 May

2003-4-1     TC-MBAT meeting at 114th convention
Description: Notes from the TC-MBAT meeting at the 114th Convention

1999-3-24     San Francisco, Sept '98
Description: Meeting Notes for the Technical Committee on Multichannel and Binaural Audio Technologies

Committee Members

 Akira Fukada  Chris Gaunt  Christof Faller 
 David Griesinger  Douglas McKinnie  Floyd Toole 
 Francis Rumsey  Gerald Schuller  Gunther Theile 
 James Johnston  Jan Berg  Joel A Lewitz 
 Jyri Huopaniemi  Karlheinz Brandenburg  Kimio Hamasaki 
 Marina Bosi  Mark Ziemba  Marshall Buck 
 Mendel Kleiner  Nick Zacharov  Peter Schreiner III 
 Robert Ellis-Geiger  Robert Schulein  Sean Olive 
 Soren Bech  Thomas Sporer  Tom Holman 
 Wieslaw Woszczyk  Michael Kelly  Durand Begault 
 Daniel Weiss  Todd Welti  Theresa Leonard 
 Geoff Martin  Russell Mason  Scott Burgess 
 Nuno Fonseca  Rafael Kassier  Ingyu Chun 
 Craig Tsung-Wei Jin  Eric Benjamin  Frederick W. Umminger 
 Tom Blank  Ashish Aggarwal  Ville Pulkki 
 Mick Sawaguchi  James Barbour  Damian Murphy 
 Andrew Carballeira  Juergen Peissig  Alex Kosiorek 
 Kazuho Ono  Steve Martz  Sunmin Kim 
 Samir Gupta  David Weinberg  Klaus Hartung 
 Purva Gujar  Christian Hugonnet  Frank Melchior 
 Dr. Jean-Marc Jot  Enda Bates  Regis Rossi Alves Faria 
 Renato Pellegrini  Brian Katz  Sascha Spors 
 Alexander Lindau  Nils Peters  Florian Voelk 
 Matthieu Parmentier  Francois Becker  Judith Liebetrau 
 Franz Zotter  Gavin Kearney  Linda Gedemer 
 Emanuel Habets  Ralph Kessler  Janina Fels 

To request membership in this Technical Committee please email the Chair by using the link above.

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