AES Dublin Presenters: Toru Kamekawa

AES Dublin 2019 Presenter or Author

Toru Kamekawa

Primary Affiliation: Tokyo University of the Arts - Adachi-ku, Tokyo, Japan
AES Member Type: Member
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Toru Kamekawa, after graduating the Kyushu Institute of Design in 1983 joined the Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) as a sound engineer. During that period he gained his experience as a recording engineer mostly in surround sound programs for HDTV. In 2002, he joined the Tokyo University of the Arts as an associate professor (a professor since 2010) teaching acoustics and recording. He has contributed to many of the AES activities since his assignment as an officer of the AES Japan Section in 2001. He has served as chair of the AES Japan Section in 2006 and contributed to regional conferences and conventions in Japan. In 2010, he led the 40th AES International Conference “Spatial Audio”in Tokyo as a co-chair. Currently he is working as a co-chair of the International Conference on “Spatial Reproduction” to be held in Tokyo in August 2018.
In 2009 and 2011, he received the Board of Governor Award from the AES head office for his activities on behalf of the AES Japan Section.
His research interests include among others the area of recording techniques for multi-channel stereo. He is currently conducting research on the factors of spatial impression of surround sound with height channels such as 22.2 multi-channel audio.

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Session List

Mar 20: P02: Perception
Comparison of Recording Techniques for 3D Audio Due to Difference between Listening Positions and Microphone Arrays (Author)

Mar 20: W03: Recording Orchestral Music and 3D Audio: Challenges, Considerations, and Solutions (Co-chair)

Mar 21: P10: Poster Session 2
Investigation into How Reference Sources and the Experience of Technical Ear Training Work in Mixing through Headphones (Author)

Mar 22: EB04: E-Brief Poster Session 2
Vertical Localization of Noise Bands Pairs by Time-Separation and Frequency Separation (Author)

Mar 23: EB06: Production and Simulation
The Effect of HRTF Individualization and Head-Tracking on Localization and Source Width Perception in VR (Author)
Does Spectral Flatness Affect the Difficulty of the Peak Frequency Identification Task in Technical Ear Training? (Part 2) (Author)

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