SC-03-07 meeting report, online meeting, 2022-10

Report of the meeting of the SC-03-07 Working group on Audio Metadata held online, 2022-10-14.

Tormod Værvågen convened the meeting.

Attendees were Kaylie Alannah Ackerman, Richard Cabot, Scott Norcross, Paul Treleaven and Tormod Værvågen.

Minutes of previous meeting, held online 2022-05 were approved.

The formal notice on patent policy was read.

Projects assigned to this group but not mentioned here had no action requested or required - see for details.

Open Projects:

AES31-4-R Review of AES31-4-2015, AES standard for network and file transport of audio - XML Implementation of Audio Decision Lists
Status: Needs to synchronize with SC-02-08 changes to AES31-3.

A copyright statement in the XML document, section 4, need to be deleted. Some labels need to be updated.

AES-X098C Administrative metadata for audio objects - Process history schema
Scope: To collect information on all metadata issues pertaining to digital audio objects and all aspects of the digital documentation of digital audio objects.

Tormod extended the RDF model of EBU CCDM and has a draft OWL prepared. The slow process of updating EBU CCDM is going forward. The extension will be adapted to the latest version of EBU CCDM (EBU Coreplus).

More information on

AES-X155 AES standard for audio metadata - Production recording metadata set (iXML)
Scope: This document specifies a format for communicating file- and project-based production metadata between various stages of production and post production workflow.

This task waits for input reference files.

New Projects:

A project for the preservation of multitrack material might need work on common vocabulary together with this group.

New business:

No new business.

The next meeting will be held online in October of 2022, in conjunction with the AES 153rd convention.

AES - Audio Engineering Society