AES New York 2019 Presenter or Author

Gavin Kearney

Gavin Kearney

Primary Affiliation: University of York - York, UK
AES Member Type: Member
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Gavin Kearney graduated from Dublin Institute of Technology in 2002 with an Honors degree in Electronic Engineering and has since obtained MSc and PhD degrees in Audio Signal Processing from Trinity College Dublin. He joined the University of York as Lecturer in Sound Design in January 2011 and was appointed Associate Professor in Audio and Music Technology in 2016. He has written over 60 research articles and 2 patents on different facets of immersive and interactive audio, including real-time audio signal processing, Ambisonics, virtual and augmented reality and recording and audio post-production technique development. He has undertaken innovative projects in collaboration with Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix, BBC, Dolby, Huawei, Abbey Road and Google amongst others. With the latter, he helped define the Google spatial audio pipeline through development of the SADIE binaural filters and decoders used worldwide. He is also an active sound engineer and producer of immersive audio experiences, working to develop new techniques and workflows for immersive music production in collaboration with Abbey Road Studios. He is Vice-Chair of the AES Audio for Games Technical Committee and was Co-Chair of the 2019 AES Immersive and Interactive Audio Conference at York.

Session List

Oct 16: GA02: Abbey Road Spatial Audio Forum—Music Production in VR and AR (Chair)

Oct 16: IS03: Reproduction and Evaluation of Spatial Audio through Speakers (Presenter)

Oct 18: EB3: Posters: Spatial Audio
SALTE Pt. 1: A Virtual Reality Tool for Streamlined and Standardized Spatial Audio Listening Tests (Author)
SALTE Pt. 2: On the Design of the SALTE Audio Rendering Engine for Spatial Audio Listening Tests in VR (Author)

Oct 18: IS05: Building Listening Tests in VR (Presenter)

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