AES Warsaw 2015

Saturday, May 9, 18:15 — 19:15 (Room: Balowa)


Heyser Lecture

Ilpo Martikainen, Genelec Oy - Mäntylahti, Finland

The Richard C. Heyser distinguished lecturer for the 138th AES Convention is Ilpo Martikainen. Born in 1947, Martikainen studied applied electronics, digital techniques, and acoustics in Helsinki University of Technology and received M.Sc. and D.Sc (Tech.) h.c. degrees in 1977 and 2008, respectively. Dr. Martikainen worked as Managing Director at KLT Electronics Oy from 1972 to 1977 and founded Genelec Oy in 1978, where he worked as Managing Director until 2005, and as Chairman since 2006. Dr. Martikainen has been involved in tens of speaker
designs and his current interests include new transducers. Dr. Martikainen is Fellow of AES and holds several patents. The title of his lecture is “Monitoring Loudspeakers —Can They Be Truthful Quality Control Tools?”

Monitoring speakers are quality control tools, which should give a truthful acoustical presentation of the electrical signal in question. Over the decades this goal has been approached with different means. This presentation looks what the technical means have been since 1940s in different parts of the world and whether the evolution has converged towards some solutions giving sustainable value to the industry. The future trends are also discussed.

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