AES Technical Committee

Spatial Audio

Chair:    Jean-Marc Jot      Send Email
Chair:    Nils Peters      Send Email
Forum:    Committee Discussion Forum

This committee addresses fundamental production and reproduction issues of multichannel audio systems employing loudspeakers, as well as binaural techniques for creating multidirectional illusions through headphones and loudspeakers.


Areas of Concentration

  1. Loudspeaker Production / Reproduction Issues
  2. Headphone Production / Reproduction Issues
  3. Loudspeaker / Headphone Reproduction Conversion Issues
  4. Head Related Transfer Functions
  5. Headphone Externalization Techniques

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.

2022-11-3     TC-SA at 153rd Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of the virtual TC-SA at the 153rd Convention

2021-11-1     TC-SA at 151st Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of the virtual TC-SA at the 151st Convention

2021-2-9     TC-SA at 149th Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of the virtual TC-SA at the 149th Convention

2020-6-23     TC-SA at 147th Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of the TC-SA at the 147th Convention in New York

2019-10-17     TC-SA at 146th Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of the TC-SA at the 146th Convention in Dublin

2019-3-2     TC-SA at 145th Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of the TC-SA at the 145th Convention in New York

2018-1-14     TC-SA at 143rd Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of the TC-SA at the 143rd Convention in New York

2017-10-16     TC-SA at 142nd Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of the TC-SA at the 142nd Convention in Berlin

2017-5-20     TC-SA at 141st Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of the TC-SA at the 141st Convention in Los Angeles

2016-9-30     TC-SA at 140th Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of the TC-SA at the 140th Convention in Paris

2016-1-3     TC-SA at 139th Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of the TC-SA at the 139th Convention in New York

2015-10-28     TC-SA at 138th Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of the TC-SA at the 138th Convention in Warsaw

2015-1-2     TC-SA at 137th Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of the TC-SA at the 137th Convention in Los Angeles

2014-7-16     TC-SA at 136th Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of the TC-SA at the 136th Convention in Berlin

2013-11-19     TC-SA at 135th Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of the TC-SA at the 135th Convention in New York

2013-11-19     TC-SA at 134th Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of the TC-SA at the 134th Convention in Rome

2012-5-31     TC-SA at 132nd Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of the TC-SA at the 132nd Convention in Budapest

2011-11-7     TC-SA at 131th Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of the TC-SA at the 131th Convention in New York

2011-6-1     TC-SA at 130th Convention
Description: Meeting minutes of TC-SA in AES130

2010-11-10     TC-SA at 129th Convention
Description: Minutes from meeting

2010-6-18     TC-SA at 128th Convention
Description: Minutes of the meeting

2009-5-25     TC-SA at 126th Convention
Description: Meeting notes from TC Spatial Audio meeting held in Munich AES126th Convention.

2009-1-27     TC-SA 124 Convention Minutes
Description: Minutes of reorganization meeting at AES 124th convention, and renaming.

2006-5-23     TC-MBAT meeting at 120th Convention
Description: Notes from the TC-MBAT meeting in Paris, 120th Convention

2005-5-31     TC-MBAT meeting at 118th Convention
Description: Report of the meeting held at the 118th convention in Barcelona, 29th May 2005

2004-11-8     TC-MBAT meeting at 117th Convention
Description: Report of TC-MBAT meeting at 117th Convention, San Francisco, 28-31 Oct 2004

2004-5-21     TC-MBAT meeting at 116th convention
Description: Report of TC-MBAT meeting at AES 116th convention, Berlin, 8-11 May

2003-4-1     TC-MBAT meeting at 114th convention
Description: Notes from the TC-MBAT meeting at the 114th Convention

1999-3-24     San Francisco, Sept '98
Description: Meeting Notes for the Technical Committee on Multichannel and Binaural Audio Technologies


Other:

2019-3-4     Virtual Reality Audio: B-Format Processing
Description: Slide decks from the Immersive & Spatial Audio workshop IS07 - "Virtual Reality Audio: B-Format Processing", chaired by Christof Faller at the 145th AES convention in New York City 2018

2018-7-26     Workshop on B-Format Processing for VR
Description: workshop slides presented at http://www.aes.org/events/144/workshops/?ID=5893

2018-6-19     Tutorial Psychoacoustics of 3D Sound Recording: Research and Practice
Description: Slides of the tutorial 'Psychoacoustics of 3D Sound Recording: Research and Practice' held by Hyunkook Lee at the 144th Convention


Committee Members

 Akira Fukada  Christof Faller  Gerald Schuller 
 James Johnston  Mendel Kleiner  Wieslaw Woszczyk 
 Karlheinz Brandenburg  Marina Bosi  Thomas Sporer 
 Nick Zacharov  Kimio Hamasaki  Toru Kamekawa 
 Daniel Weiss  Eric Benjamin  David Weinberg 
 Christian Hugonnet  Todd Welti  Scott Burgess 
 Ville Pulkki  Richard King  Michael Kelly 
 Frederick W. Umminger  Juergen Peissig  Piotr Majdak 
 Damian Murphy  Nuno Fonseca  Gavin Kearney 
 Raf Kassier  Ralph Kessler  Jean-Marc Jot 
 Regis Rossi A Faria  Hyunkook Lee  Frank Melchior 
 Patrick Flanagan  Enda Bates  Annika Neidhardt 
 Will Howie  Brian Katz  Sascha Spors 
 Alexander Lindau, Dr.  Nils Peters  Matthieu Parmentier 
 Francois Becker  Judith Liebetrau  Linda Gedemer 
 Emanuel Habets  Janina Fels  Franz Zotter 
 Makan Taghavi  Russell Gray 

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

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