AES Technical Committee

Automotive Audio

Chair:    Roger Shively      Send Email
Chair:    Hans Lahti      Send Email
Vice Chair:    Pat Dennis      Send Email
Vice Chair:    Martin Kreissig      Send Email

The Mission of this committee is to:

- Encourage the development of technical papers workshops, tutorials, master classes and poster sessions in the field of automotive audio

- Promote awareness of new trends and developments that may impact Automotive audio

- Encourage technical communications within the vehicular audio community

- Propose the development of new automotive audio standards

- Create an awareness within the larger audio community of the engineering challenges and excellence of premium vehicular audio

- Discuss unique applications of audio transducers into the automotive environment


Areas of Concentration

- Automotive Transducers

- Vehicular System Design

- Objective System Evaluation

- Subjective System Evaluation

- New Audio Sources and Music Delivery Systems

- Automotive Mulitchannel Sound and 3D

- Noise production and cancellation

- Amplifiers

- Loudness

- Advanced DSP

- Industrial Design

- Loudspeaker Integration/Packaging

- Vehicle Sound Design

- Sound Field Control

Current Areas Of Work

- Whitepaper for Frequency Response, Max SPL and Impulsive Distortion measurement

- Automotive loudspeaker measurements

- Common best practice

Recent/Planned Activities

Planned Activity:

AES conference on Automotive Audio

Planned for June 2024 in Europe

Recent Activity:

2022, Detroit, https://aes2.org/event-extra/aes-2022-international-automotive-audio-conference-venue/

2019, Neuburg an der Donau, https://www.aes.org/blog/2019/8/aes-international-automotive-audio

In-Vehicle Acoustical Measurements Whitepaper

The in-vehicle acoustical measurements whitepaper is finally ready for release of beta version 1.0! Copy and paste the following link for:

- Whitepaper draft - beta version

- Tester package instructions

- Folder containing the test stimuli

- Folder for acquisitions to be processed

https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://drive.google.com/drive/u/3/folders/1cT0AVVReMoMXAyxylhEJh__oKG4_p4uZ__;!!Bbg-OcCDlOs!A-6majMqDQNlsA7y__qPRldWv4DzJF3X2K477Z_jX2drSRtPtaSpac-p4oFeuzWH04TY6f_LcXHGdW0vrTAuEA4jhQ$


Meeting Report:

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Technical Report:

2019-4-11     AES 146th Dublin - Impact and Audibility of Distortion in Auto Audio - J. Schlechter
Description: Presentation during Workshop - Impact and Audibility of Distortion in Automotive Audio System by Joachim Schlechter

2019-4-11     AES 146th Dublin - Impact and Audibility of Distortion in Auto Audio - R. Kassier
Description: Presentation during Workshop - Impact and Audibility of Distortion in Automotive Audio System by Rafael Kassier

2019-4-11     AES 146th Dublin - Impact and Audibility of Distortion in Auto Audio - S. Temme
Description: Presentation during Workshop - Impact and Audibility of Distortion in Automotive Audio System by Steve Temme

2019-4-11     AES 146th Dublin - Impact and Audibility of Distortion in Auto Audio - R. Shively
Description: Presentation during Workshop - Impact and Audibility of Distortion in Automotive Audio System by Roger Shively


Committee Members

 David Prince  Scott Leslie  Xiaojun Qiu 
 Matt Black  Ben Lisle  Kirthan EthirajuluKalaivani 
 Spencer Shively  Jonathan Zonenshine  Alan Norton 
 W.A. Deutsch  Marshall Buck  Dan Field 
 Peter Mapp  Earl Geddes  Eric Benjamin 
 Alan Phillips  Jonathan Lane  Matt Ruhlen 
 Martin Lindsay  John Stewart  Soren Bech 
 Sergio Liberman  Mark Ziemba  Kim Rishoej 
 Sean Olive  Steve Temme  Karlheinz Brandenburg 
 Conrad Cooke  Jim Stratman  Thomas Gmeiner 
 Jayant Datta  Roger Shively  Ed Maniet 
 Todd Welti  Steve Hutt  Roy Delgado 
 Ruediger Fleischer  Scott Orth  Kevin Heber 
 Jyri Huopaniemi  Guy A. Torio  Thomas Sporer 
 Angelo Farina  Heiko Henkelmann  Arndt Hensgens 
 Matthew Watson  Jan Pedersen  Sean Thomson 
 Brett Hanes  John Busenitz  Wolfgang Klippel 
 Kevin Bastyr  Ryan Mihelich  Emanuele Ugolotti 
 Dave Baehr  Fabio Cagnetti  Tyrone Hunter 
 Geoff Hill  Brian Sterling  Hans Lahti 
 Michael Truman  Timo Esser  Michael J. Strauss 
 Robert Franks  Wolfgang Hess  Richard S Stroud 
 William L Martens  Kenneth Deetz  Dave Wilson 
 Robert Hartman  Christof Faller  John Yungman 
 Bradley Eid  Alan Trevena  Wontak Kim 
 Andreas Ehret  Alexandre Fenieres  Kelvin Griffiths 
 Jean-Philippe Dupire  Krestian Pedersen  Toby Newman 
 Viv Railton  George Weaver  Philipp Krejci 
 Matthias von Saint-George  Morten Lydolf  Jon Zenor 
 Josh King  Jeff Vautin  Andrew Goeppner 
 Brent Karley  Volker Hochwald  Jason Kemmerer 
 Roger Kessler  Soonkwon Paik  Reinhard Gretzki 
 Jay Krusac  Jonathan Pierce  Christian Hoene 
 Tyler Walker  Akshay Khanna  Peter Perzlmaier 
 Matt Jones  Armin Hoh  Genaro Woelfl 
 Christopher Matthews  Pat Dennis  Marc Levasseur 
 Veronique Larcher  Daniel Foley  Thomas Heed 
 Sarah Hoelscher  Stefan Varga  Luke Blaszczynski 
 Christophe Macours  Armin Prommersberger  Jerome Halley 
 Marcin Kalinowski  Pietro Massini  Stefan Holzhäuser 
 Hans Juergen Regl  Chen Chienhao  Wilfried Van Baelen 
 Rafael Kassier  Paul Beckmann  Florian Rill 
 Shelley Uprichard  Piergiovanni Bazzana  Jeff Tackett 
 Benedetto Altieri  Hessam Alavi  Thomas Beer 
 George Perkins  Arnold Knott  Christian Uhle 
 Renato Yamane  Yu Du  Jigar Kapadia 
 Toni Treichel  Tom Morrow  Kai Inha 
 Tony Zhang  Fré Jorritsma  Frédérick Jehle 
 Ryan Henry  Lawrence Iviani  Jonatan Ewald 
 Divya Sishtla  Daniel Zimmermann  Timo Fischer 
 Jakub Honkisz  Lucy Diggle  Callum Hubbard 
 Garrett Laskowski  Martin Berg  Michael Adenauer 
 George Fryer  Peter Pörs  Andrew Manns 
 Balazs Kakonyi  Tacksung Choi  Wolfram Jaehn 
 Stefan Finauer  Shinkyu Kang  Hebert Etzel 
 Seno Adi Wibowo  Sandra Brix  Glenn Cass 
 Jungwoo Han  Steffen Bergweiler  Stefan Behr 
 Simon Woollard  Juliano Medeiros  Tom Breithaupt 
 Stefan Irrgang  Dave Ernst  David Navone 
 Siegmund Schreiber  Christopher Herold  Frederico Conte 
 Patrick Putzolu  Dersheet Mehta  Steve Swanson 
 john Feng  Ken Kantor  Gregor Höhne 
 Rishi Daftuar  Joe D'Angelo  Markus Christoph 
 Jonathan Christian  Mark Kalman  Oliver Alic 
 Edgar Kirk  Jurgen Gach  Neil Pedinoff 
 Carsten Schulz  Marco Castro  Nigel Fletcher 
 Andreas Fritsch  Robert Hewitt  Richard Clark 
 Imre Csonka  Steve Hoshaw  Jung Uk Noh 
 Hiroyoshi Imai  Thomas Bachmann  Samira Mohamady 
 Brian Leu  Martin Kreissig  Greg Sikora 
 Thomas Guignard  Thilo Stompler  James Thompson 
 Henry Hou  Bartlomiej Kukulski  Francesco Baccelli 
 Wesam Ishaq  Viktor Dobos  Francesca Nucibella 
 Jeroen De Rycke  Stefan Dorr  Matteo Nucci 
 Manuel Perucci  Maja Gagic  Vito Di Fonzo 
 Stefan Meyer  markus koch  David Dubrow 
 Norman Gerkinsmeyer  Joachim Schlechter  So Youn MOON 
 Philipp Paul Klose  Larissa Kocher  Michele Pontillo 
 Friedrich von Türckheim  Tyler Kent  Laurent Gagliardini 
 Michael Martin  Donald Schulz  Matthew Dryden 
 Michael Fabry  Gerald Moser  Florian Walter 
 Fabien Elies  Mael Pouget  Lars Carlsson 
 Jan Giese  BYUNGSUN KIM  JUYOUNG JEON 
 Sofia Checa  Tomas Choura  Michel Hahn 
 Anthony Legrand  Upendra Chauhan  Agnieszka Oltarzewska 
 Rembert Serrus  Dohyeon Son  Tony Haberman 
 Moritz Ströer-Karuga  Daniel Haikin  Jeroen Lanslots 
 Martha Perressim  Eli Ellison  Sergejs Dombrovskis 
 Gaurav Agnihotri  Jacobo Giralt  Mike Grant 
 Ian Hubbard  Michele Buccoli  Sophia Emmert 
 Julian Oser  Steve Ernst  Frank Valeri 
 Sean Carter  Joshua Wheeler  Andreas Pfeffer 
 Andreas Pfeffer 

To request membership in this Technical Committee please email the Chair by using the link above.

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