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.

2016-1-3     TC-SA at 139th Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of the TC-SA at the 139th Convention in New York

2015-10-28     TC-SA at 138th Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of the TC-SA at the 138th Convention in Warsaw

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

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

 
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