The Audio Engineering Society convention in New York, Oct. 17–20, has a dedicated Broadcast and Streaming Media Track for sessions. There are a number of sessions that should interest radio industry personnel of all stripes.
The session descriptions at the website have the details of these sessions.
On Oct. 17 are “Listener Fatigue and Retention,” 2:25–3:45 p.m.; “Loudness Control for Radio and Internet Streaming,” 3:45–5:15 p.m. and “Is it Time to Retire the MP3 Protocol for Streaming,” 5:30–7 p.m.
On Oct. 18 are “Broadcasting During a Disaster,” 12:30–2 p.m.; “Content Delivery and the Mobile Initiative,” 3:45–5:15 p.m. and “Modern Audio Transportation Techniques for Remote Broadcasts,” 5:30–7 p.m.
Oct. 19 sessions of interest are “Technology and Storytelling: How Can We Best Use the Tools Available to Tell Our Stories?” 9:30–11 a.m.; “Maintenance, Repair, and Troubleshooting,” 1:30–3 p.m.; “HTML5 and Streaming,” 3:15–4:45 p.m. and “Facility Design,” 5–6:30 p.m.
There is also a larger group of events called “Broadcasting and Media Track Events” which includes these and others that might be of interest. For the curious are: “Applications of 3D Audio in Automotive,” Oct. 17, 9–10:30 a.m.; “Microphone Specifications—Believe it or Not,” Oct. 17, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. and many others.
In addition there will be a number of “Networked Audio Track Events.” These are looking at mostly the explosion in IP audio network technology.