Sunday, October 26th, 2014

Featured Content

Women’s Audio Mission

October 10, 2014, Audio Engineering Society Convention, Los Angeles—The Women's Audio Mission is a non-profit organization that is working to further the entry of women into the audio field. WAM’s goal is to share the best practices, increase the enrollments of women and girls, and support underserved girls and women with free and low-cost music production training and services. They are also encouraging... [Read more]


Open Control Architecture Alliance

October 11, 2014, Audio Engineering Society Convention, Los Angeles—The Open Control Architecture Alliance is releasing a new open source specification to allow greater control interoperability in digital audio systems. Three years in the making, the new standard follows the move of A-V workflows from analog to digital and an IT infrastructure. The other work on IT architectures has been on the... [Read more]


Sound for the Small Screen

October 11, 2014, Audio Engineering Society Convention, Los Angeles—A panel considered the issues associated with smaller screens like tables and smart phones. The targets are games and small videos and music on the mobile devices, which require changes in the work. Jerome Rossen from Freshmade Music moderated the panel, with panelists Steve Horowitz from the Code International, Richard Warp from... [Read more]


Choosing the Right Speaker

  October 11, 2014, Audio Engineering Society Convention, Los Angeles—Steve Bush from Meyer Sound talked about the tools and techniques to choose the right speaker for an installation. The three basic requirements are to get the right speaker, put the speaker(s) in the right place, and point the speakers in the right direction. The first topic is to understand the various speaker types. An... [Read more]


World of Hohokum: Sound Design to Enhance Narrative

October 11, 2014, Audio Engineering Society Convention, Los Angeles—David Collins and Dan Briczynski from Sony Consumer Entertainment America talked abut the sound design and implementation for the game "Hohokum". The game uses graphics like "Yellow Submarine" and general game play like "Snake" The music is a large part of the game and much of it is original music from performers from Ghostly Records.... [Read more]


MPEG-H Audio: Next Generation System for Interactive and Immersive Sound

October 10, 2014, Audio Engineering Society Convention, Los Angeles—Fraunhofer IIS and their partners techicolor and Qualcomm have released the latest specification and standard for sound. The standard is gearing up for the more immersive 4k and 8k TVs and cinema productions. The new standard changes sound from a baked-in mix to a 2-D output format like stereo or 5.1 to an object-oriented package... [Read more]


AES Media Networking Alliance

October 10, 2014, Audio Engineering Society Convention, Los Angeles—A panel looked at the ongoing transition from analog to digital and the infrastructure changes needed to move to a fully digital workflow. Marty Sacks from the Telos Alliance moderated the panel and the panelists were Rich Zweibel from dsc, Terry Holton from Yamaha, and Stephen Lederbergen from Lawo. Zweibel opened by describing... [Read more]


AES 4k-8k Audio Panel

October 10. 2014, Audio Engineering Society Convention, Los Angeles—A panel of experts from standards organizations and industry considered the issues of matching audio with the emerging 4k and 8k displays. Fred Willard from Univision moderated the panel, and panelists were Skip Pizzi from NAB, Robert Blerdt from Fraunhofer, Jeff Riedmiller from Dolby, Tim Carrol from Linear Acoustics, Thomas Lund... [Read more]


Mobile Security at Uplinq 2014

September 18, 2014, Uplinq 2014, San Francisco, CA – At the session “Shared Responsibility in the Mobile Security Ecosystem”, five industry experts including Paul Kocher, Chief Scientist of Cryptography Research Division of Rambus; Coby Sella, CEO of Discretix; Rajiv Dholakia, VP Product Management of Nok Nok Lab; Dror Nadler, SVP, Sales and Strategic Alliances of Cellrox and Steve Singer, VP,... [Read more]


Storage IO Controller Optimized for Data Centers

September 2014 – The growing data storage requirements of cloud server providers and data centers is driving a new generation of high speed IO control system. PMC has introduced a new chip that can be packaged in three separate configurations with a common pinout. The data centers are currently I/O bound, and complexities such as RAID and power dissipation are impacting current solutions and impacting... [Read more]