AES Warsaw 2015
Workshop W1

Thursday, May 7, 11:00 — 12:45 (Room: Opera)

W1 - Automotive Sound—The Making of the Sound System in a Car

Grzegorz Sikora, Bang & Olufsen Deutschland GmbH - Pullach, Germany
Thomas Bachmann, Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS - Erlangen, Germany
Edwin Cappleman, Bang & Olufsen
Peter John Chapman, Bang & Olufsen a/s - Struer, Denmark

In this workshop we look behind the scenes of developing an OEM sound system, "the making of." It’s a unique opportunity to understand the key fundamentals of the Automotive Audio perspective, from the project team behind many successful OEM sound systems. This workshop will cover a range of topics, from the initial idea to the finished product. The experts from the respective fields will discuss car cabin acoustics, loudspeaker selection and placement, mechanics, signal flow and amplifier characteristics, sound tuning, audio design philosophy, and creation of the 3D sound algorithm. Apart from the engineering part, project planning and communication between OEM and supplier will also be explained. Each topic will be discussed in general and in the context of actual projects.

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EXHIBITION HOURS May 7th   10:00 – 18:00 May 8th   09:00 – 18:00 May 9th   09:00 – 18:00
REGISTRATION DESK May 6th   15:00 – 18:00 May 7th   09:30 – 18:30 May 8th   08:30 – 18:30 May 9th   08:30 – 18:30 May 10th   08:30 – 16:30
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