AES Technical Committee

Automotive Audio

Chair:    Roger Shively      Send Email
Chair:    Raf Kassier      Send Email
Vice Chair:    Pat Dennis      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 Spring Show European Convention

May 25-28, 2021

https://aesshow.com/spring2021/

Recent Activity:

AES Fall Show USA Convention

October 2020

https://aesshow.com/home/

AES 148th Vienna May 25-28, 2020

http://www.aes.org/events/148/

Automotive Workshop: It's all about the Bass

Automotive Audio Trends

1. Increasing signal processing requirements for diverse audio features is driving increased computational demand

2. Higher on-board bandwidth requirements require new data transfer technologies (Ethernet, AVB, A2B)

3. Changes in amplifier/DSP hardware architecture due to increased software demand (e.g. multi-CPU)

3a) Audio Algorithms are being integrated in hte Cockpit Domain Controllers (formerly "head units" or a combination of remote amp and HMI)

4. Microphone arrays

5. Immersive/3D audio

6. Motorcycle/off-road premium/branded audio

7. Power/performance classification for engineering and marketing (see also AES2 2012 release)

7a) Real Efficiency (dB/current) & perceived loudness

8. Sound zones

9. In-Car Communications (ICC)

10. ANC/Sound design/Acoustic Vehicle Alerting Systems (AVAS)


Meeting Report:

These documents do not necessarily express the official position of the AES on the issues discussed at these meetings, and only represent the views of committee members participating in the discussion. Any unauthorized use of these publications is prohibited. Authorization must be obtained from the Executive Director of the AES: Email, Tel: +1 212 661 8528, Address: 551 Fifth Ave., Suite 1225, New York, New York 10176, USA.

2021-6-2     TC-AA Web Meeting 6/1/21 Minutes
Description: Meeting minutes from web meeting on 6/1/21

2021-4-22     TC-AA Web Meeting 4/21/21 Minutes
Description: Meeting minutes from web meeting held on 4/21/21

2021-2-26     TC-AA Web Meeting 2/24/21 Minutes
Description: Meeting minutes from web meeting held on 2/24/21

2020-10-30     TC-AA Web Meeting During 149th Online Convention held on 10/27/20
Description: Meeting minutes from web meeting during 149th online convention 10/27/20

2020-9-3     TC-AA Web Meeting 8/25/20 Minutes
Description: Meeting minutes from web meeting held on 8/25/20

2020-6-10     TC-AA Web Meeting 6/5/20 Minutes
Description: Meeting minutes from web meeting held on 6/5/20

2020-4-17     TC-AA Web Meeting 4/16/20 Minutes
Description: Meeting minutes from web meeting held on 4/16/20

2020-2-18     TC-AA Web Meeting 2/18/20 Minutes
Description: Meeting minutes from web meeting held on 2/18/20

2019-12-20     TC-AA Web Meeting 12/17/19 Minutes
Description: Meeting Minutes from web meeting held on 12/17/19

2019-10-25     TC-AA NY 147th Meeting 10/18/19 Minutes
Description: Meeting minutes from NY 147th Convention meeting held on 10/18/19

2019-8-15     TC-AA Web Meeting 8/14/19 Minutes
Description: Meeting minutes from web meeting held on 8/14/19

2019-5-8     TC-AA Web Meeting 5/8/19 minutes
Description: Meeting minutes from web meeting held on 5/8/19

2019-3-21     TC-AA Meeting/Web Meeting Dublin, Ireland 3/21/19
Description: Meeting minutes from meeting/Web meeting held on 3/21/19 at AES Convention in Dublin, Ireland

2019-2-13     TC-AA Web Meeting 2/13/19 Minutes
Description: Meeting minutes from web meeting held on 2/13/19

2019-1-3     TC-AA Web Meeting 12/12/18 Minutes
Description: Meeting minutes from web meeting held on 12/12/18


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  Laurie Fincham  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  Mike Harris 
 Kevin Bastyr  Ryan Mihelich  Natanya Ford 
 Emanuele Ugolotti  Dave Baehr  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 
 Phil Simpkins  Josh King  Jeff Vautin 
 Andrew Goeppner  Brent Karley  Volker Hochwald 
 Jason Kemmerer  Roger Kessler  Soonkwon Paik 
 Reinhard Gretzki  Jay Krusac  Jeff Koch 
 Jonathan Pierce  Christian Hoene  Tyler Walker 
 Akshay Khanna  Peter Perzlmaier  Matt Jones 
 Armin Hoh  Genaro Woelfl  Christopher Matthews 
 Pat Dennis  Marc Levasseur  Daniel Foley 
 Thomas Heed  Sarah Hoelscher  Stefan Varga 
 Luke Blaszczynski  Christophe Macours  Armin Prommersberger 
 Marcin Kalinowski  Pietro Massini  Stefan Holzhäuser 
 Hans Juergen Regl  Chen Chienhao  Wilfried Van Baelen 
 Raf 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 
 Lawrence Iviani  Jonatan Ewald  Divya Sishtla 
 Daniel Zimmermann  Timo Fischer  Jakub Honkisz 
 Lucy Diggle  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  Jeff Bailey  Siegmund Schreiber 
 Christopher Herold  Frederico Conte  Patrick Putzolu 
 Deersheet 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  Gerhard Pfaffinger  Jung Uk Noh 
 Hiroyoshi Imai  Thomas Bachmann  Samira Mohamady 
 Brian Leu  Martin Kreissig  Barry Moskowitz 
 Greg Sikora  Thomas Guignard  Thilo Stompler 
 James Thompson  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  Norman Gerkinsmeyer 
 Joachim Schlechter  So Youn MOON  Philipp Paul Klose 
 Michele Pontillo  Dilip Warrier  Friedrich von Türckheim 
 Tyler Kent  Laurent Gagliardini  Michael Martin 
 Matthew Dryden  Michael Fabry  Gerald Moser 
 Fabien Elies  Mael Pouget  Jan Giese 
 Kristoffer Gottschalk  Alan Norton  BYUNGSUN KIM 
 JUYOUNG JEON  Tomas Choura  Michel Hahn 
 Anthony Legrand  Upendra Chauhan  Agnieszka Oltarzewska 
 Rembert Serrus  Dohyeon Son  Tony Haberman 
 Daniel Haikin  Jeroen Lanslots  Martha Perressim 

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

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