AES Technical Committee

Network Audio Systems

Chair:    Kevin Gross      Send Email
Vice Chair:    Richard Foss      Send Email
Vice Chair:    Warren Osse      Send Email
Vice Chair:    Thomas Sporer      Send Email

To inform the AES and other organizations on issues pertinent to our committee's focus area, with an emphasis on local-area and wide-area networks. The emphasis accompanies a major increase in network scale, bandwidth and quality of service, making it possible to consider brand new classes of audiovisual applications, as well as unconventional and high-performance implementations of existing ones.


Resources & Events

The TC on Network Audio Systems helps to maintain a Topic Website on Network Audio Systems.


Areas of Concentration

  • Audio systems connected via large-scale high-speed networks
  • Networked and distributed performance
  • Audio Video Bridging
  • Audio networking interoperability including AES67
  • AES67 interoperability testing
  • Real-time networking

Current Areas Of Work

  • Track and recommend standards development for audio networking
  • Assemble and organize workshops and other AES convention activities related to audio networking

Recent/Planned Activities


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.

2019-11-12     TC-NAS minutes: AES147th
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 147th convention in New York

2018-11-13     TC-NAS minutes: AES144th
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 144th convention in New York

2017-11-8     TC-NAS minutes: AES143rd
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 143rd convention in New York

2017-6-2     TC-NAS minutes: AES142nd
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 142nd convention in Berlin

2016-10-12     TC-NAS minutes: AES141st
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 141st convention in Los Angeles

2016-9-29     TC-NAS minutes: AES140th
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 140th convention in Paris

2015-12-2     TC-NAS minutes: AES139th
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 139th convention in New York

2014-10-16     TC-NAS minutes: AES137th
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 137th convention in LA

2014-5-13     TC-NAS minutes: 136th
Description: Minutes from the TC-NAS meeting 26 April 2014 at the 136th AES convention in Berlin

2013-10-26     TC-NAS minutes: AES135th
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 135th in NYC

2012-11-27     TC-NAS minutes: AES133rd
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 133rd Convention in San Francisco

2012-5-2     TC-NAS minutes: AES 132nd
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 132nd Convention in Budapest

2011-11-29     TC-NAS minutes: AES 131st
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 131st Convention in New York

2010-12-29     TC-NAS minutes: AES 129th
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 129th Convention in S. Francisco

2010-11-2     TC-NAS minutes: AES 128th
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 128th Convention in London

2009-10-15     TC-NAS minutes: AES 127th
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 127th Convention in New York

2008-12-6     Network Audio TC Minutes: AES 125th
Description: Network Audio Systems Technical Committee Meeting Report from the AES 125th in San Francisco


Technical Report:

2014-11-10     Emerging trends 2014
Description: Report on emerging media networking technologies


Committee Members

 Brent Harshbarger  Jeremy Cooperstock  Karlheinz Brandenburg 
 Steven Harris  Marina Bosi  Thomas Sporer 
 Morten Lave  Stephen Pope  Richard Foss 
 Sergio Liberman  Alastair Walker  Kevin Gross 
 Andreas Floros  John Grant  Chris Chambers 
 Chris Chafe  Christoph Pfeiffer  Robert Economaki 
 Carl Conrad  Peter Stevens  Alexander Carot 
 Richard Cabot  Jeffrey Alan Berryman  Robert Lee 
 Aki Makivirta  Gregory Shay  Rodrigo Sanchez-Pizani 
 Jim Meyer  Gene Gerhiser  Warren Osse 
 Maxim Graubner  Anthony Kuzub  Christos Chousidis 
 Gints Linis  Nicolas Sturmel  Andreas Hildebrand 
 Maciej Szlapka  Charles Chan  andrew eales 
 Marty Sacks  Ievgen Kostiukevych 

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

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