South German AES Section Blog

Past Event: AES SGS Research Colloquium #6: Object Based Audio Applications: From the Concert to your Sofa.

May 18, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Location: Zoom virtual Meeting (5pm Central European Time / Germany time zone)

Moderated by: Dr Elena Shabalina

Speaker(s): Banu Sahin, Javier Frutos-Bonilla, Stefan Bock

If object-based audio is an established option for both consumer and professional audio, why isn´t there a continuous workflow between both worlds? In this colloquium, we approach the current situation from three different, but at the same time, related perspectives: loudspeaker system design, live show control and studio post-production. We will discuss the possibilities and limitations in various use-cases following a timeline of "before, during and after a show".

Presenters will encourage the audience to join in a final discussion and contribute with their viewpoints.

The Presenters

Banu Sahin - d&b audiotechnik

Graduated from the Audio Design / Music Technologies Program in the Yıldız Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey in 2014. During her Bachelor studies, she attended to the Institute for Computer Music and Electronic Media in the Folkwang University of the Arts for a year as an exchange student. In 2014, she was accepted for the Music Acoustics Master’s program of the Erich-Thienhaus-Institut, in the Detmold University of Music as a TEV/DAAD scholar. There she specialized in room acoustics and investigated the correlation in between room acoustical parameters and seat preferences in Detmold Concert Hall in her Master’s Thesis. In 2017, after her graduation she started in a manufacturer and pro audio solutions company, d&b audiotechnik, as a member of the Education and Application Support Department where she is still working for. She has a passion for immersive audio and has been involved in various d&b Soundscape applications during her employment.

Javier Frutos-Bonilla - d&b audiotechnik

Javier Frutos-Bonilla studied Technical Telecommunications Engineering at Carlos III University in Madrid, Spain and received his M.Sc. degree in Media Technology in 2013 from TU Ilmenau, Germany. From 2013 to 2018, he worked at Fraunhofer IDMT as System Engineer for different spatial audio applications. Since 2018, he is employed at d&b audiotechnik as System Designer and Trainer where he continues helping customers to create immersive experiences. Bregenz Festival, Klassik am Odeonsplatz, Zurich Opera House, Malmö Opera or Ankara Presidential Theatre were some novel projects in which Javier was involved.  




Stefan Bock - msm studios studio group ltd.

Stefan is a multi-platinum award winning producer & mastering engineer. He started his career as audio engineer in 1987. He co-founded msm-studios in 1991, where he has been chief mastering engineer and general manager. Stefan led msm-studios to one of the most notable and renown mastering facilities in Germany where he mastered countless gold and platinum-winning records. In early 1998, Stefan started establishing msm as premium audio-visual post-production and DVD authoring facility. Since 2007, Stefan and his team have been involved in Blu-ray encoding and authoring services. Under his leadership applications like Pure Audio Blu-ray and mShuttle have been developed. He was involved in the very early stages of immersive audio and is an expert in formats like Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Auro 3D and Fraunhofer MPEG-H.

Further information

d&b Soundscape

msm studio group ltd.

Join Meeting
The colloquium will be held as a webinar session in English with three presentations of 20 minutes each, followed by a 30-minute discussion in a separate Zoom session.

Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Rb-191ZQSUeMCjpTL3i-nQ

The Meeting Format: We will be hosting this meeting using Zoom. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. For most participants, audio and video are muted during the webinar session. In the discussion they can be unmuted (indicated by the raised hand function). This will be explained again at the beginning of the meeting. For a better quality we suggest to use a headset with microphone. The presentation won't be recorded. By turning on your camera you are consenting for your image to be used in a photograph of the event.

Other Business: There will be an open discussion after the talk.

View Official Meeting Report

More information about the AES South German Section

Posted: Saturday, May 1, 2021

RSS News Feed

« AES SGS Research Colloquium #5: Listening… | Main | AES SGS Research Colloquium #7: "Green"… »

AES - Audio Engineering Society