143rd AES CONVENTION Presenters: William Decanio

AES New York 2017 Presenter or Author

William Decanio

Primary Affiliation: Samsung Research America - Valencia, CA, USA

Bill Decanio received a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Rochester in 1995. From 1995 to 1997 he worked as an electrical engineer for medical diagnostic equipment at Johnson & Johnson Clinical Diagnostics in Rochester, NY. Transitioning a lifelong passion for audio into a profession, Bill went to work as a systems engineer Harman International in 1997. During his 16 years at Harman, Bill’s work touched many successful product lines from Infinity, JBL, Harman Kardon and Revel.
Bill joined Samsung Research America in 2013 where he is now a principal engineer. During his tenure at Samsung, he has contributed to many products including wireless speakers, soundbars and television sound systems. In addition to product development, Bill has written many software based engineering tools for loudspeaker system modeling as well as crossover network design and optimization.

Session List

Oct 18: P04: Transducers—Part 1
Use of Repetitive Multi-Tone Sequences to Estimate Nonlinear Response of a Loudspeaker to Music (Author)

Oct 19: P06: Spatial Audio—Part 1
Apparent Sound Source De-Elevation Using Digital Filters Based on Human Sound Localization (Author)

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