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Media Networking Alliance Meets at AES

Media Networking Alliance Meets at AES

Oct 7, 2014 1:47 PM

BOTHELL, WASH.� The 137th AES Convention will feature the launch of the newly formed Media Networking Alliance.

The alliance, which consists of industry proponents, adopters, developers and suppliers of media networking technologies, will present a panel session during AES Los Angeles 2014.

The MNA has been formed to promote adoption and support adopters of the Ethernet-based networked audio-over IP interoperability AES67 standard. Twenty professional audio and broadcast technology companies are already committed to membership, and the alliance”s activities during AES are intended to promote awareness and knowledge of the new AoIP interoperability standard, and widen membership of the MNA.

Networked Audio Track Event N7 will be held October 10 at 4 p.m., followed by the alliance”s inaugural membership meeting at 5 p.m. The session will focus on �How the Newly Formed Media Networking Alliance Will Support AES67 Adopters.� The panel will answer: What is AES67; why is AES67 important for the industry; what is the MNA”s mission; and how will the alliance benefit its members?

The membership meeting will be hosted by the alliance steering committee members; Bill Scott, vice president of engineering and technology, Bosch Communications Systems; Terry Holton, general manager, Yamaha R&D centre; Stefan Ledergerber, director R&D, Lawo Group; Marty Sacks, vice president and executive director, Axia Audio; and Rich Zwiebel vice president systems strategy, QSC.